Neocash Radio

Darren is in the studio and JJ skypes in from the road. Central Banks are buying equities. US Marshall Offices are selling the bitcoins seized from Silk Road. GHash.IO reached 50% of the hashing power -- Bitcoin dev Peter Todd sells half of his bitcoin and Bitfury pulls 1.5 PH/s from GHash.IO in response. Expedia and Kings College in New York start accepting bitcoin. Credit card breach at PF Changs. Host Darren is interviewed for a Forbes article. Venezuela is in trouble with bond holders and is having shortages. Next week is PorcFest, an important festival for Bitcoin enthusiasts, and Neocash Radio will be trying to have some content up for our listeners in lue of a full show.

Direct download: NR_ep_57.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT

Darren is in the studio and JJ skypes from the road. GHash.IO is causing concern with 47% of the Bitcoin hashrate. Bitcoin is allowing financial independence for girls in Afghanistan. Paypal drops mangatraders from service and Bitcoin picks up the slack. Apple changed AppStore guidelines to include "approved virtual currencies". European Central Banks issue negative interests rates for deposits. The Lakota Nation creates MazaCoin for their version of a sovereign digital currency. Vitalik Buterin wins the Thiel Fellowship award. Erik Voorhees settles with the SEC.

Direct download: NR_Ep56.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Neocash Radio Episode 55 -- Remittance, Argentina, Kenya, extortion, and more

Host of darker shade of liberty, Daniel, joins Darren in the studio.  Also JJ skypes in for a discussion.  Daniel discuses remitence in conjunction with bitcoin possibilities.  JJ disscusses the future of Bitcoin.  New company focuses on remittance to Kenya.  Dish network becomes largest retailer to accept bitcoin.  Argentina defies central bank gets its own bitcoin exange.  Belgium made a strange purchase of US treasuries.  There was also a market wrap up, and mining discussion.  



Direct download: NR_ep55.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:03pm EDT

Episode 54-- Taper, Yuan, and Bitcoin price rise (oh my)

The Federal Open Monetary Committee continues to taper. Chinese yuan/Russian ruble is used to settle trades. Roger Ver offers a bounty to catch a hacker who was attacking him. The bitcoin price up over 20% this week. Bitcoin interest in Estonia and other countries. Coinotron has around 50% of litecoin hashing power.

Direct download: NR_EP54.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:18pm EDT

Neocash Radio Episode 53

Darren is in the studio and JJ joins the podcast from the road. Darren covers the traditional markets. Toshiba partners with BitPay to offer bitcoin on the VisualTouch Point of Sale software. The Bitcoin Foundation sees members quit over the vote to elevate Brock Pierce to the top position. Gavin Andresen talks about how the blocks in Bitcoin's blockchain need to grow rather than simply raising the transaction fee requirement.  

Direct download: NR_ep53.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:51pm EDT

Neocash Radio episode 52

Venezuelan economic woes come to a head with food rations.  Russia aims to charge Visa and Mastercard $3.8 billion dollars to do business in Russia, in response to Visa and Mastercard not servicing Russian banks.  Several new merchants accept bitcoin including Cheapair expanding the products it offers for bitcoin. 

Direct download: NR_EP52.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

Darren is in the studio while JJ skypes from the road! Bitcoin anonymity is more robust with the new Dark Wallet. The Department of Defense wants analysis as to whether the Bitcoin protocol is a terrorist threat. A new bitcoin start-up in China is bringing Bitcoin ATMs to the masses and finding ways around the bank bans. Argentina's residents are adopting bitcoin faster than most other countries as the Peso plummets. Josh Wise finishes 20th at the Talladega 499 in the Dogecoin car.

Direct download: NR_ep51.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:58pm EDT