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Late Confirmation
Hello Regulator, Please Give Me Number Nine
Episode #63 00:06:59 October 22, 2018, 8:30 PM

Transaction fees on monero have fallen sharply after last Thursday's system-wide software update. An Australian securities regulator shuts down an ICO project planning to raise as much as $50 million. Not to be outdone, the U.S. SEC has s[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
North Korea’s Half-Billion-Dollar Hacks
Episode #62 00:06:07 October 19, 2018, 8:35 PM

A new report indicates that an infamous North Korean hacking group has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies. Ethereum's next hard fork will be postponed until early 2019, developers said Friday. Binance looks to [...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Rupees for Stablecoins
Episode #61 00:05:55 October 18, 2018, 8:35 PM

A clampdown on cryptocurrency by Indian regulators is forcing one exchange in that country to go to great lengths to do business. The U.S. Marshals have announced a plan to auction off nearly $4.3 million worth of bitcoin next month. Client[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Just $7 Million Short
Episode #60 00:05:49 October 17, 2018, 8:35 PM

Trading bots appear to have gamed a big token announcement from Coinbase. Binance teams up with Chainalysis to monitor cryptocurrency transactions in real-time. A senior U.S. official made a big statement on blockchain-based smart contrac[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Stablecoins Gone Wild
Episode #59 00:04:00 October 16, 2018, 8:30 PM

The Gemini dollar (GUSD) soared above $1 to a high of $1.19 Tuesday, just a day after competing stablecoin Tether (USDT) dropped to an 18-month low. Crypto exchange Bitfinex announced a new process for depositing fiat currency, a move that c[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Fidelity Goes Crypto
Episode #58 00:05:36 October 15, 2018, 8:35 PM

Financial services provider Fidelity Investments is launching a cryptocurrency trading and storage platform. The price of the tether stablecoin (USDT) fell to an 18-month low Monday, and rumors are swirling. But it's not all bad news for [...] Read more

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