Ep 219: Scam Warnings About Bitfinex, Tether, and Empire Card

Scam alerts! There’s a fishy smell emanating from BitFinex and USDTether. Spammers attack Bitcoin cash. Darren shares his Bitcoin cash analysis. JJ interviews founders of Santiment and Centra. Overstock is doing $50K/week in Bitcoin business. Plus, you heard it here first: Empire Card ICO may be a scam!

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Traditional Financial Markets Cryptocurrency Markets
Gold $1,282 Bitcoin (BTC) $4,331
Silver $17.07 Ethereum (ETH) $301
Oil $46.77 DASH $228
Dow Jones 22,024 points Litecoin (LTC) $44.75
30Y UST Yield 2.812% Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $298

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Ep183: America’s Got Debt, Russia Loves Gold, Bitcoin Mempool Peaks, Trump Dumps TPP

U.S. national debt spirals out of control. Trump will quit the TPP and have a hand in shaping the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors. Trump being in NYC is allegedly costing $1 million a day just in NYPD costs! Russia is buying up gold in a major way. The IRS wants to go fishing through Coinbase accounts. The Bitcoin Mempool is peaking just in time for the holidays. ChangeTip to shut down despite being popular. Overstock is set to sell the first stock shares over a blockchain. Ethereum fork number 4 is a success! Global gasoline demand likely peaking as electric cars become more popular and affordable.

All this and more on the Neocash Radio podcast, episode 183 — Wednesday November 23rd, 2016!

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Traditional Markets Crypto Markets
Gold $1,188 Bitcoin (BTC) $741
Silver $16.34 Litecoin (LTC) $3.89
Oil $47.94 Zcash (ZEC) $84.88
Dow Jones 19,083 points Ethereum (ETH) $9.67
30Y UST Yield 3.024% DASH $8.40
Euro (EUR) $1.06 Monero (XMR) $7.75
Chinese Yuan (CNY) $0.14 Augur REP $4.43
British Pound (GBP) $1.24 1 Doge = 1 Doge

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Episode 116 – Overstock Ether

Overstock.com reveals a new trading platform and Symbiont moves forward with it’s trading platform. BitLicense Reactions are mostly bad. Venezuela is seizing private businesses while the inflation rate climbs to 800% on the year. Tokyo judge rules that Bitcoins are “not subject to ownership”. Tor troubles and upgrades.

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Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrnes unveils t0

http://www.coindesk.com/overstock-unveils-blockchain-trading-platform-to/

Symbiont Issues Securities on the Bitcoin Blockchain to Usher Capital Markets into the Blockchain Era

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/21456/symbiont-issues-securities-bitcoin-blockchain-usher-capital-markets-blockchain-era/

Bitlicense reaction (Bitstamp applying for bitlicense)

https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/3gcedf/bitlicense_the_rundown/

Venezuela

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-30/venezuela-seizes-nestle-polar-warehouse-as-food-shortages-mount

800% inflation

http://panampost.com/fergus-hodgson/2015/08/04/venezuelan-inflation-soars-to-800/

Tokyo Judge rules that Bitcoins are not Property

http://www.coindesk.com/tokyo-court-bitcoin-not-subject-to-ownership-2/

Problems with Tor?

http://www.businessinsider.com/mit-researchttp://www.businessinsider.com/mit-researchers-has-some-bad-news-for-users-of-anonymity-browser-tor-2015-8hers-has-some-bad-news-for-users-of-anonymity-browser-tor-2015-8

HorNet allows high speed browsing and is a more secure alternative to Tor.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/hornet-tor-alternative-for-high-speed-anonymous-browsing-revealed/

Greece News

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11792827/Greece-inches-closer-to-third-bail-out-deal-but-Finns-insist-rescue-package-wont-work.html

Poorly researched CNN article on encryption

http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/01/opinions/rogers-encryption-security-risk/index.html

Episode 99 – Government Censorship and Security

Australia says no to regulating bitcoin, Rand Paul is the first US Presidential Candidate to accept bitcoin for his campaign donations. Overstock is going big on the bitcoin train. PayPal merchants can now accept bitcoin. The Bitcoin Foundation is on the rocks. Police stations are having their files held for ransom. Turkey and Russia are censoring internet content.

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Episode 86 – The Price of Bitcoin

Roger Ver denied visa to US. Overstock.com installs bitcoin ATM and offers to pay employees in Bitcoin. News from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Brazil and Venezuela. BitStamp was hacked last weekend and is back online following a few days of worry. Darren will be presenting at Liberty Forum in New Hampshire. The Price of Bitcoin and ‘Why is the price as high as it is?’

 


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Episode 73 – Bitcoin is More Than a Price

US and UK to test big bank collapse. Cosplay and the economy. Overstock to work with Counterparty to create a decentralized stock exchange. The Bearwhale, Price of Bitcoin, and mis-classification of investments. Home ownership and the pandemic of debt.

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Episode 69 – Bitcoin in Politics

New Hampshire State Senate candidate George Lambert is in studio. Alt-coin prices are on the rise again. Venezuela monetary inflation estimated to be over 63%. HeliosCard is a debit card that can send digital signatures. Overstock.com is hiring bitcoin developers.  Donate to George’s campaign below.

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Episode 63 – Cold Storage Bitcoin and Argentina Default

Corrections for the Ethereum release: Etheirum is expected out the first quarter 2015. Darren talks about his experience with cold storage and bitcoin. Argentina defaults on bond holders. Overstock.com to pay employees bonuses in bitcoin. Litecoin and Dogecoin merged mining.

 

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Episode 59 – The Porcupine Freedom Festival and Overstock CEO’s Big Announcement

Darren is in the studio and JJ joins the show from the road. Darren talks about his experience at PorcFest and how bitcoin was once again a major currency for buying products and services. Also Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne gave a keynote speech at the event and later announced on Free Talk Live his desire to give special deals to vendors that accept payment in bitcoin as well as possibly paying his employees in bitcoin. Venture Capitalist Tim Draper wins the US Marshall Auction for seized Silk Road funds. There ain’t no such thing as an ASIC resistant mining algorithim. Chicago Sun Times makes history. Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF moved forward. Both Coinbase and BitPay are offering enhanced security features. NewEgg accepts bitcoin.

 

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Episode 37 – Proliferation of Altcoins, Including Ethereum

Fox News interviews our very own Darren at the bitcoin meetup.  Dogecoin, is it really a thing?  Coinye being sued.  Overstock C.E.O. critical of Paul Krugman.  Is Overstock accepting bitcoin a turning point in bitcoin market evolution?  Bitcoin API from our BitPay allows your paycheck to be in bitcoin.  Ethereum is this the next step for cryptocurrencies.