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Late Confirmation
“The Largest Crypto Giveaway in History”
Episode #74 06:15 November 6, 2018, 9:33 PM

Bitmain is launching two new Antminer models targeting the bitcoin mining industry. U.S. elections drama may be dragging Augur out of the doldrums. Crypto wallet provider Blockchain says it's about to stage what it's calling the "largest[...] Read more

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ICO Guidance in “Plain English”
Episode #73 05:23 November 5, 2018, 9:32 PM

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to clarify when and how cryptocurrencies may be classified as securities, and will do so in "plain English." The chairman of Deltec Bank & Trust says a widely scrutinized letter abo[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Kik Growth
Episode #72 00:05:59.21 November 2, 2018, 8:30 PM

The number of mobile apps built around kin – the cryptocurrency created and launched by mobile messaging app Kik – is growing. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, brought more than a dozen successful enforcement actio[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Tether’s Scribble
Episode #71 00:06:30.55 November 1, 2018, 8:34 PM

Tether, the company behind the controversial stablecoin of the same name, published a letter purporting to be from Deltec Bank and Trust Limited today, confirming that it has about $1.8 billion in its account as of October 31. However, the letter[...] Read more

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Lost Crypto?
Episode #70 00:07:43.37 October 31, 2018, 8:30 PM

The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has frozen accounts that received more than 93,000 ether from two wallets indirectly linked to the troubled Russian exchange WEX. Former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has been gifted a s[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Jail Time
Episode #69 00:06:02.52 October 30, 2018, 8:16 PM

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just announced $300 million in new funding The developer that formalized the code underlying most initial coin offerings (ICOs) – ethereum's ERC-20 token standard – has proposed a new approac[...] Read more

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