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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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Ex-Trump Advisor Joins Blockchain Startup
Episode #57 00:07:01 October 12, 2018, 8:35 PM

Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, has been sold. Ethereum's next system-wide upgrade is on track for November release, according to coders. Gary Cohn, once the chief economic advisor to U.S. Pres[...] Read more

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Twitter Promotes an Elon Impostor
Episode #56 00:05:55 October 11, 2018, 8:35 PM

Coinbase will add the 0x protocol token to its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro. It's the first ERC-20 token to get a place on the platform. A region in Northern Syria is looking to cryptocurrency as a way to overcome economic san[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Life in the Sidechain
Episode #55 00:06:10 October 10, 2018, 8:35 PM

Three years in the making, bitcoin's first sidechain, called "Liquid", is now live. The Financial Stability Board says that cryptocurrencies and digital assets are not currently a threat to global financial stability. The Securities and E[...] Read more

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Spanked By Hackers
Episode #54 00:07:05 October 9, 2018, 8:35 PM

The Persian Gulf may get its first cryptocurrency exchange licensed by a central bank. A cryptocurrency investment fund in Switzerland receives a license from the nation's financial markets regulator. Blockchain startup Bitwala is aiming to[...] Read more

Late Confirmation
Crypto: Don’t Leave Venezuela Without It
Episode #53 00:05:18 October 8, 2018, 8:35 PM

French supermarket giant Carrefour joins an IBM Blockchain program. An ICO on bitcoin? If start-up RSK has its way, it could happen. Controversial exchange Bitfinex attempts to disprove rumors of insolvency. Stealth startup Good Money[...] Read more

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