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What scams? Ethereum’s vision for decentralized apps is only growing bolder.
Bitcoin's price is nearing $10K on a single, troubled exchange. CoinDesk’s Anna Baydakova joins Editor-in-Chief Pete Rizzo to discuss the mysteries around WEX.
Recorded July 25, 2018 in New York, NY.
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Bitcoin engineer Jameson Lopp reflects on an incident last year that saw armed police descend on his home.
Bitcoin’s cutting-edge ‘Coin Selection’ tech gets its first major integration.
Decentralized exchange Waves scored a $6 million debut. But trouble wasn’t far behind.
CoinDesk’s Nolan Bauerle joins host Marc Hochstein to discuss new insights into quarterly cryptocurrency project funding.
Recorded July 26 in New York, NY.
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rejects a request from the Winklevoss twins for a Bitcoin ETF… again.
Are Know-Your-Customer regulations a scam? At least one CEO thinks so.
Hope your burner phone has a camera! This crypto wallet is replacing private keys with encrypted QR codes.
CoinDesk’s Peter Ryan joins host Bailey Reutzel to discuss the surprising results of a new survey looking at the political leanings of the crypto community.
Recorded July 27 in New York, NY.
The first major app on Blockstack, launched today, is promising to disrupt future models of employment, bringing it more in line with a decentralized ethos.
A blockchain “app store,” backed by IBM, aims to help connect banks and fintech and software vendors.
A public blockchain project has raised over $20 million from institutional investors in a combined token and equity sale.
Speaking of institutional investors, CoinDesk’s Adam Hart joins host Pete Rizzo to discuss the quarterly State of Blockchain report. Hart’s finding suggest that large institutions may be betting against retail investors on the Bitcoin futures market.
Recorded July 30 in New York, NY.
Spanish bank giant BBVA can't hold crypto – and that's a problem.
The NFL is the latest sports league to enter the world of crypto as the players union announced a deal with a blockchain startup.
Martti 'Sirius' Malmi, also known as the first coder to work alongside bitcoin's pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, is launching a new cryptocurrency with ambitious goals.
CoinDesk’s Sam Ouimet joins host Stan Higgins to discuss BTC's price drop.
Recorded July 31, 2018 in New York, NY.
A newly released transcript shines a light on a heated debate over crypto happening inside the SEC.
Bitcoin cash celebrated its first birthday yesterday. Long the subject of criticism, BCH is said to have seen an influx of new projects, including social media and tipping methods, taking advantage of its blockchain.
CoinDesk’s Stan Higgins joins host Marc Hochstein to discuss SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce – aka Crypto Mom – and her dissent from a recent decision rejecting a bitcoin-tied exchange-traded fund backed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.
Recorded August 1, 2018 in New York, NY.
A company previously only known for a crazy party with palm readings and something called “moon oil mining” has finally been formally revealed… and they’re trying to rebuild the internet. We'll look at Handshake.
Should have stayed with the iced tea! The company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea – now Long Blockchain – has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
A new bitcoin mining calculator aims to tell the ‘truth' about profitability. We’ll look at the new product from RandomCrypto.
CoinDesk’s Peter Ryan joins host Bailey Reutzel to discuss key performance indicators of BCH vs. BTC.
Recorded August 2, 2018 in New Paltz, NY.
The New York Stock Exchange’s parent company plans to launch a digital assets platform and a bitcoin futures product.
Setting sun? It turns out that US dollars are dominating the bitcoin trading, not Japanese yen.
A group of Mt Gox’s creditors are ready to claim for bitcoin and bitcoin cash repayments.
Recorded August 3, 2018 in New Paltz, NY.
Digital Asset is ready to spread wings and fly — the startup’s CEO Blythe Masters tells CoinDesk about the project’s new ambitions.
Economist and investor Tuur Demeester doesn’t expect bitcoin to soar in 2018.
CoinDesk’s Annaliese Milano joins host Pete Rizzo to discuss smartdrops, a potentially better method to distribute tokens that’s gaining steam.
Recorded August 6, 2018 in New York, NY.
A 17th century principle is finding use in 21st century tech. We’ll talk about blockchain insurance.
Another U.S. state will start to recognize blockchain data. Rock and roll!
CoinDesk’s Christine Kim joins host Stan Higgins to discuss a proposed bitcoin ETF from investment management firm VanEck that’s put all eyes on the SEC. Again.
Recorded August 7, 2018 in New York, NY.