Ep205: TokenCard Tribulation and Potential, Ethereum Powers Car Charging and Food Aid, Onecoin Falls

Venezuelans rebel as Maduro grabs power. Onecoin ponzi scheme members arrested in India. South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Yapizon Hacked for 3816 BTC. TokenCard ICO both went well and had some bugs. We also discuss the potential that a crypto backed coin could have. German energy giant uses the Ethereum blockchain to charge cars. United Nations World Food Program uses the Ethereum blockchain to distribute food assistance. After talking about the Proof of Stake platforms NXT and Ardor we discuss the criticisms of such a consensus method. Ethereum is being searched a lot more on Google lately. JP Morgan Chase leaves the R3 Consortium, remains in Ethereum Enterprise Alliance.

All this and more on the Neocash Radio podcast, episode 205 — Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017!

We’ve written out short overviews of the topics discussed on today’s show below! Be sure to listen in to the whole podcast to get more information, insights, and thoughts on each of them from JJ, Darren, and Pedro!


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Traditional Financial Markets Cryptocurrency Markets
Gold $1,239 Bitcoin (BTC) $1,485
Silver $16.47 Ethereum (ETH) $79.42
Oil $47.63 DASH $88.93
Dow Jones 20,975 points Zcash (ZEC) $90.68
30Y UST Yield 2.969% Monero (XMR) $25.02
Litecoin (LTC) $20.72

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Ep188: HUGE Ponzi ScaMMM in Africa, Airbnb Considers Bitcoin, India’s Anti-Crypto Propaganda

Millions of Nigerians turn to the MMM ponzi scheme for economic relief. Mavro coin is a scam. Central Banks are addicted to cutting interest rates. The next chapter in the IRS v Coinbase saga. Airbnb CEO may consider Bitcoin integration for 2017. India Today creates a Reefer Madness-style anti-Bitcoin video that is both funny and terrifying. The Harvard Business Review talks about the future of blockchains. We discuss Bitcoin’s technological evolution and focus on how blockchains will see growth that more closely mimics a cellular organism than a digital construct. Randy talks about his experience solo mining & pool mining Zcash.

All this and more on the Neocash Radio podcast, episode 188 — Wednesday December 28th, 2016!

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Traditional Markets Crypto Markets
Gold $1,142 Bitcoin (BTC) $970
Silver $15.98 Litecoin (LTC) $4.37
Oil $53.62 Zcash (ZEC) $50.70
Dow Jones 19,833 points Ethereum (ETH) $7.55
30Y UST Yield 3.094% DASH $10.22
Euro (EUR) $1.04 Monero (XMR) $14.10
Chinese Yuan (CNY) $0.14 Augur REP $3.33
British Pound (GBP) $1.22 1 Doge = 1 Doge

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Episode 126 – The NSA Spends Billions to Break Crypto While US Debt Skyrockets

Download the latest client to avoid the upnp vulnerability. Overstocks T0 has first big trade. BitReserve changes name to Uphold and connects banks and credit cards to its platform. Ponzi schemes are still profitable as evidence by the fact that they are still happening. US debt ceiling needs to rise in early November. Purse.IO has a breach. The NSA breaks crypto.

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Traditional Markets

Gold up $1178

Silver up $16.03

Dow up 17,215

Oil down $47.26

30 year down 2.8843%

Crypto Markets

BItcoin $264

Litecoin $2.96

Ether $0.52 (on 18 BTC volume)

News

Download the latest client to avoid the upnp vulnerability

(Quick) Brazil’s credit rating downgraded

http://www.wsj.com/articles/brazil-economic-outlook-has-negative-trend-fitch-says-1444916606

(Quick) Illinois Lottery gives IOUs to winners of $600 or more.   https://www.illinoispolicy.org/win-more-than-600-in-the-lottery-you-get-an-iou-in-illinois/

Overstock’s TØ.com Facilitates First Significant Trade With Block Chain

https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/overstocks-com-facilitates-first-significant-trade-block-chain/

BitReserve Changes name to Uphold and moves beyond bitcoin

http://fortune.com/2015/10/14/bitreserve-bitcoin-uphold/

Ponzi Accusations Fly As BanxShares Is Set To Be Removed From CoinMarketCap Rankings

http://coinjournal.net/ponzi-accusations-fly-as-banxshares-is-set-to-be-removed-from-coinmarketcap-rankings/

Debt ceiling impasse expected Nov 3rd without legislative change

http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/15/lew-to-congress-debt-limit-now-exhausted-tuesday-november-3.html

Customer Bitcoins Stolen in Purse Email Breach

http://www.coindesk.com/customer-bitcoin-stolen-purse-email-breach/

Purse.io Shuts Down Site; Denies Bitcoin Theft Claims by Users

http://cointelegraph.com/news/115404/purseio-shuts-down-site-denies-bitcoin-theft-claims-by-users

https://blog.purse.io/update-on-unauthorized-password-reset-emails/

NSA breaking Crypto

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/haldermanheninger/how-is-nsa-breaking-so-much-crypto/

How the EFF suggests to secure a SSH server

https://stribika.github.io/2015/01/04/secure-secure-shell.html

Are Altcoins Ponzi Schemes?

Darren and JJ discuss any similarities that altcoins may have in common with ponzi schemes.  The new technology of bitcoin has paved the way to the existence of thousands of altcoins.  Most altcoins don’t catch on.  Some are for fun.  But then some employ down right deceptive practices to pump them.

 


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