Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mexican + Indian Exchanges, Lightning Coming Fast and $100,000 Bitcoin Price (The Cryptoverse #112)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
Mexican Exchange Bitso Raises $2.5M for Expansion
Indian Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin Secures $1.5M in Funding
Lightning Test Moves Bitcoin Scaling Into Striking Distance
Keep Your Bitcoins: Central Bankers’ Bubble Will Burst Very Soon

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OneCoin Under Investigation, Segwit Final Countdown and Apple Approves Steem and Lisk (The Cryptoverse #111)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse

London Police Investigate OneCoin
Segwit to be Released After Long Testing
Apple approves steem, lisk, digicash on App Store
Bitcoin Tips Are Being Integrated In New Streaming Platform

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The Looming War for Blockchain Patents (The Cryptoverse #110)

Publicly available records show the strong interest in filing patents related to the technology. A search for “blockchain” on the US Patent and Trademark Office website brings up 60 hits, whereas looking up “bitcoin” highlights more than 500 pending patents.

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My Beliefs About Blockchain Patents (The Cryptoverse #109)

There’s a patent land grab developing in the blockchain space that could potentially make doing business more challenging for those who want to build upon the open-source technology in the future.
I don’t get far through the article before it triggers an exploration of my philosophy on the topic.

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Trump Vs Clinton: Bitcoin Illiteracy in 2016 Presidential Election (The Cryptoverse #108)

U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump remain clueless about the latest technological innovations, such as: artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and one of the biggest inventions ever, Bitcoin. These innovations are the very technologies currently transforming human civilization.

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Bitcoin Via iMessage, Germans Hoarding Cash At Home And Why Newbies Are So Illogical (The Cryptoverse #107 – Feature Length Episode Feat. Josh Scigala from Vaultoro)

Here is a special edition of The Cryptoverse where I brought in Josh Scigala, co-founder of Vaultoro to provide commentary on recent news stories in the world of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, blockchains, gold and economics.

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Needham Downgrades GBTC Rating, But Predicts Bitcoin Rally to $848 (The Cryptoverse #106)

Needham & Company has revised its bitcoin price projection as well as its outlook on the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC). The firm sees improvement in bitcoin’s fundamentals, but not in GBTC, downgrading the firm’s rating from “Buy” to “Hold.”

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Monero Mastercard? Wirex Bridges Altcoins with Legacy Payments (The Cryptoverse #105)

Wirex users can now fund Mastercard debit cards with Ethereum, as well as two dozen other cryptocurrencies.

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China’s Increasing Debt Burden Could Affect the Bitcoin Economy (The Cryptoverse #104)

According to the Bank for International Settlements’ credit-to-GDP gap, China could be dangerously close to a banking crisis that could threaten the future growth of the entire economy.

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‘Facebook-Killer’ Synereo Raises $2M in First Six Hours of Crowdsale (The Cryptoverse #103)

Synereo, a new social platform with ambitions to “decentralize the web,” has launched its second crowdsale, raising almost $2 million USD in the first six hours.

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