A Cornell study finds most of the network can handle 4MB blocks. Long-term bitcoin outlook shows a massive power requirement. Reddit and National Security Letters. Yuan overnight rate plummets to negatives in Hong Kong. Russia bans a board game because it makes communism look bad.
Continue reading Episode 150 – Most of the Bitcoin Network Can Handle 4MB Blocks
Segregated Witness: the pros and cons. Google pilot program in the UK steers extreme searches to anti-radicalism websites. Federal Agent from the Silk Road case is arrested again. The Federal Reserve raises interest rates on excess reserves. First Bitcoin Classic block is mined while classic nodes make up 15% of the network. Windows 10 spying is out of control and can’t be stopped. Gold value is up as investors return to the safe haven. The Chinese are losing faith in their currency. Value to accept bitcoin on Steam.
Continue reading Episode 143 – The First Bitcoin Classic Block is Mined
Satoshi speaks!? and the Bitcoin blockchain debate evolves into a software fork. We discuss the ramifications of Bitcoin XT fork in detail. The Chinese Yuan is devalued three times in a week. Windows 10 is spyware. The Top 10 Gotchas of the New York BitLicense.
Dow Jones 17,477
30y US Treasury 2.84%
Chinese Yuan weakens to 6.39 from 6.22 per $ this week after three separate devaluing announced by the People’s bank of China.
Ether .00508 BTC ~$1.31
Doge may be dead at 58 satoshis
Satoshi Speaks! and Blockchain debate, XT is live
Chinese Yuan https://mises.org/blog/why-china-devalued-yuan
Top 10 Gotchas
Bitcoin Software has forked
The Federal Open Monetary Committee continues to taper. Chinese yuan/Russian ruble is used to settle trades. Roger Ver offers a bounty to catch a hacker who was attacking him. The bitcoin price up over 20% this week. Bitcoin interest in Estonia and other countries. Coinotron has around 50% of litecoin hashing power.