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Bitcoin drops below $5K
Episode #83 00:05:02.00 November 19, 2018, 9:35 PM

Bitcoin’s price fell below $5,000 for the first time since October 12, 2017, dropping more than $500 to hit $4,981 earlier today. Despite the falling crypto prices, developers and entrepreneurs are still moving into the crypto space. De[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
BItcoin, the Evil Spawn
Episode #82 00:05:10 November 16, 2018, 9:30 PM

A European Central Bank executive board member said this week that blockchain is promising – but that bitcoin is “the evil spawn of the financial crisis.” Two cryptocurrency startups have agreed to register their initial coin offering [...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Bitcoin Cash War Begins
Episode #81 7:01 November 15, 2018, 9:45 PM

Bitcoin cash's contentious hard fork happened today around 1 pm eastern time. Notable consumer bitcoin mining pioneer Baliji Srinivasan is backing a startup seeking to take another stab at popularizing in-home crypto mining. Police in Toky[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
SPECIAL: MarketWatch & CoinDesk Survey Results
Episode #80 01:04:14 November 14, 2018, 9:35 PM

Bitcoin fell to its lowest price in over 12 months on Wednesday amid a broader cryptocurrency market sell-off. A new BitLicense has been issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services Messenger app maker Kik is quitting Eth[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Oil is the New Data
Episode #79 05:24 November 13, 2018, 9:30 PM

It's increasingly looking like Bitcoin Cash mining pools will run a version of the software called Bitcoin SV. An ongoing legal battle between XRP investors and payments startup Ripple is entering its next phase. Japanese IT giant GMO has[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Banned From Trading Forever
Episode #78 07:17 November 12, 2018, 9:35 PM

Ironic? A fractious divide in the Bitcoin Cash community has raised fears that the cryptocurrency – the fourth largest by market cap – could split into two. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the country's stock exchange, Singap[...] Read more

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