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Huge Bitcoin drop, OpenNode integrates Apple pay, Layer1 mining ramps up EP022
Feb 20 • 21 min
SHOW TOPICS: Bitcoin drops $1000 in less than an hour https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-sees-its-fifth-largest-hourly-price-crash-ever/ Bullish CNBC segment https://twitter.com/CNBCFastMoney/status/1230261266058534913 China pumps 5 TRILLION Yuan into economy…
Bitcoin golden cross, DeFi exploited again for $600k, FCoin Exchange Owes $125M EP021
Feb 18 • 21 min
SHOW TOPICS: Bitcoin’s golden cross https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-daily-golden-cross-forms-bull-market-has-officially-arrived/ Trump Bitcoin stimulus package https://decrypt.co/19650/could-bitcoin-be-tax-free-under-new-trump-policy Michael Bloomberg…
Bitcoin Regulatory FUD from Treasury Secretary, Bcash About To Fork, DeFi Seizing Funds EP020
Feb 17 • 27 min
SHOW TOPICS: “Significant” crypto crackdown revealed by Steve Mnuchin https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/2020/02/16/blow-to-bitcoin-as-significant-us-crackdown-suddenly-revealed/#18c031cb1191 FinCEN doesn’t know anything…
US Marshals REKT Selling Early, $11K in sight, 40 German Banks Eye BTC Custody EP019
Feb 12 • 19 min
SHOW TOPICS: Strong rebound in the Bitcoin price means we could be looking at $11,000 and beyond https://cointelegraph.com/news/bought-the-dip-bitcoin-price-rebounds-strongly-with-11-000-in-sight Google searches for Bitcoin are up 33% this week alone…
BTC $10k + CME Gap, Tron Enrages Everyone, BSV Splinters After Fork EP018
Feb 10 • 23 min
SHOW TOPICS: What caused Bitcoin to hit $10,000? 3 Possible reasons https://cointelegraph.com/news/what-caused-bitcoin-price-to-surge-past-10k-over-the-weekend Sudden Drop to fill the CME gap…
Environmental Impacts: Bitcoin vs Gold - With Hass McCook EP017
Feb 7 • 48 min
Today’s guest Hass McCook discusses the environmental impacts of Bitcoin vs Gold. Hass’s articles on Coindesk https://www.coindesk.com/author/hass-mccook Hass’s Medium…
$10K Nears - Tips for BTC Bull Market, Square Crypto LN Dev Kit, US Gov to Auction $37M BTC EP016
Feb 6 • 18 min
SHOW TOPICS: Bitcoin hits new yearly highs 2 days in a row. $10K incoming? https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-hits-new-yearly-high-for-the-second-day-in-a-row/ 5 Tips For The Bull Market…
Lightning Labs Raises $10M, Bitpay Ditches Bip70, Central Banks Slow To Digitize EP015
Feb 5 • 21 min
SHOW TOPICS: Lightning Labs secures $10M funding seed round and announces Loop https://medium.com/@lightning_labs/entering-the-decade-of-lightning-8c4a4d31167f https://lightning.engineering/loop/ Bitpay Dumps Bip70, basically admitting defeat. You should…
Bitcoin VS Altcoins: Exploring Monetary Policy EP014
Feb 4 • 22 min
What is Bitcoin’s monetary policy? How many Bitcoins will ever be issued? How often are new ones created? Who gets them? More importantly, is this the same for altcoins? If not, how do they hold up against Bitcoin? In today’s show I explore these topics…
Bitcoin’s Bullish January, Trezor Is Hackable, Lightning Innovation With Strike App EP013
Jan 31 • 20 min
SHOW TOPICS Bitcoin Up 32% This Month https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-is-up-32-this-month/ 75% of all Bitcoin are in profit https://bitcoinist.com/over-75-of-bitcoin-in-circulation-are-in-profit/ Trezor Wallets Can Be Hacked…
Bitcoin Proof Of Reserves and Demanding Industry Accountability with Mauricio from Ledn EP013
Jan 30 • 43 min
Today I sat down with Ledn’s Mauricio Di Bartolomeo to discuss the idea of proof of reserves, building financial products on Bitcoin, and the implications of some companies carrying over bad practices of traditional finance to a world with no lender of…
Exploring the Liquid Network with Blockstream’s Samson Mow EP012
Jan 24 • 45 min
Today’s guest is Samson Mow, CSO at Blockstream. We dive into Blockstream’s Liquid Network, what it is, and who it’s for. Samson on Twitter https://twitter.com/Excellion Read more about Liquid Network https://blockstream.com/liquid/ Read more about…
Bitcoin Privacy War, Microsoft likes layered scaling, BTCpay Vault EP011
Jan 21 • 18 min
SHOW TOPICS: Microsoft says on-chain scaling degrades decentralization, prefers layered scaling approach https://bitcoinist.com/farewell-bitcoin-cash-microsoft-chain-scaling-degrades-decentralization/ Lightning Network Trust Chain part 2 is on the move!…
Bad Bitcoin Takes Abound: Private Keys and Block Size EP010
Jan 20 • 35 min
SHOW TOPICS: What the hell is going on? Peter Schiff irresponsibly loses his private keys, blames Bitcoin https://twitter.com/PeterSchiff/status/1218911797626847234 Binance CEO suggests keeping funds on exchanges…
CAD Crypto Exchanges Dealt Tough Regulations, Stock to Flow vs Efficient Market EP009
Jan 17 • 26 min
SHOW TOPICS: Canadian Securities regulators hit exchanges hard https://cointelegraph.com/news/canadian-regulator-issues-new-guidance-for-cryptocurrency-exchanges Summary by Matt Burgoyne https://twitter.com/BurgoyneMatt/status/1217866056519143430 Plan B…
BTCPay Adds Liquid, CSW v Hodlonaut Dismissed, Bitfinex $1 Billion BTC Tx EP008
Jan 16 • 10 min
SHOW TOPICS: BTCPay Server integrates Liquid network https://blockstream.com/2020/01/15/en-announcing-liquid-support-for-btcpay-server/ Overview of Liquid support for Green Wallet https://blockstream.com/2019/07/05/en-liquid-arrives-on-green/ Hodlonaut…
The Road To $10K Bitcoin, Avoiding The Altcoin Circus EP007
Jan 14 • 25 min
***Apologies for audio quality - had microphone issues today SHOW TOPICS: Bitcoin hits 2 month high https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-price-hits-2-month-high-at-87k-as-3-bullish-factors-converge Key resistance levels between here and $10,000…
Musk on Bitcoin Twitter, Russian Cloud Mining, Chinese Crypto Scams EP006
Jan 10 • 13 min
SHOW TOPICS: 11 years ago today Hal Finney tweeted “Running Bitcoin” https://twitter.com/halfin/status/1110302988?s=20 https://nakamotoinstitute.org/finney/ Russia has nearly double the interest in cloud mining as China…
Bitcoin + Gold Correlation, Futures Volumes Explode, The Quantum Threat EP005
Jan 9 • 16 min
SHOW TOPICS: Is Bitcoin becoming more correlated with gold? https://decrypt.co/16206/bitcoin-gold-the-uncanny-relationship-between-the-two-assets Bitcoin futures volumes explode across the board…
Bitcoin Pump, Kraken Compliance Squeeze, Tether Liquid Migration EP004
Jan 7 • 19 min
SHOW TOPICS: Bitcoin chart turns green again. Are we out of the woods? https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-flashes-wyckoff-sign-of-strength-hinting-at-new-bull-market Check out Murad’s “Ultimate Bitcoin Argument”…
Nakamoto is not ProBTC, John McAfee Abandons Bitcoin, Segwit Hits 66% EP003
Jan 6 • 26 min
SHOW TOPICS: Nakamoto “Technical Journal” has a disastrous launch https://decrypt.co/15969/why-the-pro-btc-nakamoto-telegram-group-was-a-complete-disaster @CitizenBitcoin gives reasons for pushback…
Bitcoin’s Birthday, Proof Of Keys, Iran Tensions EP002
Jan 3 • 20 min
SHOW TOPICS: Bitcoin turns 11 years old https://decrypt.co/15841/bitcoins-had-a-sensational-11-years Proof of Keys is TODAY. Get your coins off exchanges! https://www.proofofkeys.com/ Did tensions between Iran and the US boost the Bitcoin price?…
Bitcoiner Resolutions, Hashrate All Time High EP001
Jan 2 • 29 min
SHOW TOPICS: Top 7 Bitcoin New Years Resolutions https://bitcoinist.com/7-new-years-resolutions-for-bitcoin-hodlers/ My tweets & links on running a Bitcoin node https://twitter.com/BTCsessions/status/1212133601950797824 Bitcoin starts 2020 with a new…