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Coinbase Waves Goodbye Hawaii, Thank You Ignorant Regulators, NOT (The Cryptoverse #218)

Unfortunately, with no good options, Coinbase will require all Hawaii-resident customers to close their accounts within the next thirty days and will implement controls to prevent Hawaii residents from establishing Coinbase accounts for the indefinite future.

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SECURITY ALERT: CloudBleed Data Leak Is A Big Threat To Bitcoin Platforms (The Cryptoverse #217)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
Bitcoin users need to be well aware of the recent CloudFlare issue, as it affects quite a few different cryptocurrency-related services.

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Why Chinese Bitcoin Miners Are Not Happy With SegWit – According To Bobby Lee (The Cryptoverse #215)

While some altcoins have been hyped for having the potential to turn the cryptocurrency market around in the coming years, CEO of BTCC Bobby Lee says Bitcoin will drive the growth of other digital currencies.

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Brave NewTube – Can Brave’s Webtorrent Integration Decentralize Video And Boost Bitcoin Adoption? (The Cryptoverse #213)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
Bitcoin-native Brave browser has recently integrated Webtorrent which could pull many consumers back to torrenting and potentially increase Bitcoin adoption.

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As Billions Of Euros Are Withdrawn From ATMs. Can Bitcoin Help Greeks Protect Their Wealth? (The Cryptoverse #212)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
Greece continues to suffer from economic turmoil as European lenders and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) struggle to impose austerity measures across the country. Furthermore, in just over a month, in spite of Greek capital control restrictions, citizens have withdrawn 2.5 billion euros from regional banks. The turbulent economy in Greece may once again cause more demand for bitcoin as a safe haven.

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The Free Market In Action. TOR Becomes A Reality On OpenBazaar (The Cryptoverse #210)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
The Bitcoin-powered marketplace has finally merged Tor integration into the Openbazaar platform adding a long-awaited layer of privacy to the program.

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New Zealand Banks Pull The Rug And Kill Kiwi Bitcoin Exchange BitNZ (The Cryptoverse #209)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
The New Zealand Bitcoin exchange Bitnz has recently announced to its customers it will be closing its doors soon. The company explains the unfortunate closure is due to a New Zealand banking system that won’t allow Bitcoin operations to hold bank accounts.

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Hedge Funds Race To Buy Mt Gox Creditor Claims (The Cryptoverse #208)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
International hedge funds are said to be moving to purchase claims held by customers of failed bitcoin exchange startup Mt Gox.

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SegWit vs. Bitcoin Unlimited: Arguments and Clarity (The Cryptoverse #207)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
Let’s take a quick big picture view of where we are with these two proposed improvements to the Bitcoin technology.

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I’m Tired Of Explaining Every Time The Bitcoin Price Drops, But It Has To Be Done (The Cryptoverse #206)

On Today’s Episode Of The Cryptoverse:
This news doesn’t come as any kind of surprise to me and if you are a regular listener of the cryptoverse then it will probably not come as any kind of surprise to you either. Especially since we have been covering the People’s Bank of China doing their intense scrutiny of the major exchanges recently. So when people say that the markets are governed by greed and fear, you can see for yourself how true this is.

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