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This Week in Crypto: August 17, 2018 – Blockchain Bill AB 2658

8/19/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3PY2TDjfY0&feature=youtu.be On February 15, 2018, California Assemblymember Ian C. Calderon of District 57 introduced blockchain bill AB 2658. The bill proposes legal framework and a definition of blockchain technology to provide California-based businesses with greater certainty. Providing certainty allows for use and innovation of this new technology. Currently, there is no uniform definition on what constitutes blockchain technology. There are about six...

Duration:00:17:23

Today in Crypto: July, 13, 2018 – Billionaire Steven Cohen Invests In Bitcoin, But Not Ripple

7/14/2018
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https://youtu.be/9VO8Y9PveD8 The market is starting to show some green lights, Bitcoin back up to $6,283, about a $100 jump from yesterday. Ethereum is at $439 and Litecoin is at $77. Support TWiC on Patreon! Billionaire Investor Steven Cohen Invests In Bitcoin and Ethereum [1] Billionaire investor Steven Cohen is entering the emerging market by investing into a cryptocurrency hedge fund that favors Bitcoin and Ethereum over Ripple. Cohen Private Ventures — the hedge fund of Steven A. Cohen,...

Today in Crypto: July, 12, 2018 – Litecoin Acquires German WEG Bank

7/13/2018
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https://youtu.be/suYgSDRso6I Markets continue to trend slightly downwards. Bitcoin is currently at $6,195, Ethereum is at $430, and Litecoin is at $76. Binance Announces Distribution Of 5,000,000 Tron (TRX) Prizes [1] On June 28th, Binance proclaimed a TRON Trading Competition, setting aside 10,000,000 TRX tokens. The competition closed on the 6th of this month. It ranked participating users in terms of the total TRX volume traded on their Binance account. At the end of the competition, 31...

Today in Crypto: July, 11, 2018 – Robinhood Adds Bitcoin Cash And Litecoin Trading

7/12/2018
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https://youtu.be/FsfKQNRyTpQ Markets continue to trend slightly downwards from yesterday. Bitcoin is currently at $6,347, Ethereum is at $436, and Litecoin is at $78. Robinhood Adds Bitcoin Cash And Litecoin Trading [1] Robinhood announces the expansion of its cryptocurrency offerings, adding bitcoin cash and Litecoin trading. For now, Robinhood Crypto is only available to customers in 17 states. The company said that it plans to expand its cryptocurrency offerings and "add support for coin...

GUEST: Bitcoin For Beginners – Trends in Crypto, Evaluating ICO’s, Massive Adoption

7/12/2018
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https://youtu.be/3F9ydpsStM8 On this episode we discuss the state of retail investor market, evaluating ICO projects, and cryptocurrency trends. Kevin Ting is the creator of Bitcoin For Beginners, a crypto community of over 28k YouTube subscribers and over 8k Facebook group members. Kevin creates daily news updates, ICO reviews and how-to’s to help noobs understand the crypto space. ICO Scam List: CoinSpy and DeadCoins. Learn more about Bitcoin for Beginners on YouTube, Facebook, or...

Today in Crypto: July, 10, 2018 – Bitcoin Blocks Are Exceeding 1MB

7/11/2018
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https://youtu.be/ipPyqED8IDU We start this Tuesday with a significant drop in the market. Bitcoin did not go towards that $7,000 mark, rather it fell nearly $400 to $6,400. Ethereum fell $40 to $440, and litecoin fell a couple dollars to $79. Bitcoin Blocks Are Now Exceeding 1MB [1] The blocks produced by the Bitcoin network approximately every 10 minutes are now exceeding the 1MB limit. The 1MB limit was in place before Segregated Witness was introduced in August 2017. BitMex Research shows...

Today in Crypto: July, 9, 2018 – Google Co-Founder is Mining Ethereum

7/9/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk2clVTLTG8&feature=youtu.be The markets continue to trend slightly upward from last week. Bitcoin is currently $6,785. Ethereum is at $480, and Litecoin has been stable at $81. Special offer for TWiC listeners: Use promo code TWiC30 for a 30% discount on general admission for Crypto Invest Summit. Support TWiC on Patreon! Bitcoin is a Store of Value, but not a Medium of Exchange [1] A study conducted by Imperial College London, claims that digital currencies...

Today in Crypto: July 2, 2018 – Bitcoin Rises $800 Over Past Weekend

7/2/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkJpnZU53KY We start off with the markets going back up after a week of lows. Yesterday, Bitcoin was at an all time 2018 low at $5,800. Bitcoin jumped $800 from Friday night to today. Bitcoin is currently at $6,600. Ethereum is at $475 and Litecoin is at $84. Special offer for TWiC listeners: Use promo code TWiC30 for a 30% discount on general admission for Crypto Invest Summit. $5.2 Million in Bitcoin, IOTA, & Lumens Seized in EU LSD Raid European law...

This Week in Crypto: June 29, 2018 – Facebook Reverses Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

6/30/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvkj-ekBBto Facebook Reverses Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Facebook announced the reversal of its ban on cryptocurrency ads and will now allow pre-approved crypto businesses to advertise. However, ICOs and binary options will still be prohibited from the platform. The ban had initially started in January of this year to “prohibit ads that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such...

Duration:00:07:18

ContentBox: Building a Light-Weight Scalable Blockchain on CastBox

6/26/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-COVCkerss&t=125s Special offer for TWiC listeners: Use promo code TWiC30 for a 30% discount on general admission for Crypto Invest Summit. Podcast app CastBox is building a content platform for creators called ContentBox. a blockchain-based infrastructure for decentralized digital content. CastBox’s Blockchain Scientist Dr. Xiaohui Liu joins us on the show to discuss their light-weight yet scalable blockchain project. CastBox App: http://bit.ly/twicbox...

Duration:00:37:32

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System (White Paper Audio Book)

6/22/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzKDe0eFxM&t=850s Welcome to the first episode of TWiC. On this episode we provide an audio version / audiobook of the Bitcoin white paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” by Satoshi Nakamoto. Let us know your thoughts on this white paper reading and if you’d like to hear more white paper readings in the future. You can tweet us at @TWiCrypto. Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System Satoshi Nakamoto satoshin@gmx.com www.bitcoin.org...

Duration:00:23:12

Trailer – Bitcoin Explained (Audio Summary)

6/19/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e08hmIV4nrg&t=89s Welcome to This Week in Crypto! We discuss a summary of the Bitcoin white paper by Satoshi Nakamoto. This is the trailer episode for the podcast, please subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, CastBox or anywhere you listen to casts so you won’t miss any episode in the future! Satoshi Nakamoto is the anonymous creator of Bitcoin. Satoshi released the Bitcoin whitepaper on October 31st, 2008. The white paper was titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer...

Duration:00:16:55