While most altcoins are getting slaughtered, LTC shines propelled higher by Litepay and a new fork. Bitcoin continues its gains as well but stopped short of a new rally. Bitcoin Higher but Stops Short of New Rally Bitcoin prices traded even higher si...
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July 9th, 2019 by DSholla
Scaling has been a constant thorn in the side of Bitcoin. Solutions for scaling has led to a civil war, multiple forks and is the centre of many arguments on Reddit and Twitter.
The Bitcoin blockchain is currently around 230GB and syncing the blockchain can take multiple days. This is just one of the barriers which may put people off running the software, but what if you could run it on your phone? That is exactly what Tadge is trying to achieve with Utreexo. By not worrying about the full history of the blockchain and only concentrating on data that is relevant to you this may be the solution for the ever increasing size of the data.Read More
In this episode, Dave discusses the new Financial Action Task Force (FATF) guidelines with Amsterdam-based regulatory consultant Simon Lelieveldt, who argues that these guidelines have gone way too far and are disproportionate, technically unsound and uneconomic. At the crux of this topic is the difference between how Facebook's Libra will accept regulation versus advocacy for online privacy by many in the Bitcoin community.
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“If Libra takes off we get a billion new crypto users that will eventually migrate somewhat into Bitcoin and grow the whole ecosystem. If Libra gets shut down… boom! Now we know why Bitcoin is so powerful as a global reserve currency.” — Brad StephensRead More
Jeopardy host Alex Trebek offered the answer “Bitcoin uses this technology as its transaction record.” The correct response, of course, was blockchain, the distributed ledger technology most cryptos are built on and was created by Satoshi Nakamoto alongside Bitcoin.Read More
July 2nd, 2019 by DSholla
Bitcoin has a rich history, and there are many stories about the space first developed and who the key people were pulling the strings. One of those characters is Charlie Shrem, one of the founders of BitInstant and who also had a close relationship with the Winklevoss twins when they first entered the space.
Charlie Shrem’s story is well known, from being a founder of BitInstant to his arrest, subsequent conviction and imprisonment. I spent a couple of days with Charlie and his wife Courtney to discuss his story and how his imprisonment affected both of them.Read More
July 2nd, 2019 by DSholla
What are "dark pools"? Listen to this deep dive into financial privacy, dark pools, and interoperability with Singapore based project, Ren Protocol. CTO Loong Wang and I touch on:
- How do dark pools work
- Why decentralize them?
- How would regulators react to privacy enhanced DeFi?
- How does interoperability work in Ren compared to Polkadot and Cosmos?
Chain Reaction - IDEX's Alex Wearn: A Sleeping Giant's Plan To Dominate Every Centralized Crypto ExchangeJuly 1st, 2019 by DSholla
Host Tom Shaughnessy of Delphi Digital is joined by Alex Wearn, the Co-Founder & CEO of IDEX.
This is a very interesting episode as we discuss how IDEX, a sleeping giant, grew to become the largest decentralized exchange and smart contract on Ethereum.
We discuss competition with other DEXs, centralized exchanges like Binance and Coinbase and hybrid competition.Read More