Crypto Episodes

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Fri. 08/16 - Coinbase says all your bitcoin base are belong to us

Aug. 16, 2019

Coinbase says all your bitcoin base are belong to us, Apple sues a “virtualization” company, was Amazon offering vendors a pay to play scheme with Amazon Choice, and, as always, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: M…

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(Bonus) Bitcoin- What the Heck? With CoinTalk's Aaron Lammer

June 30, 2019

I didn’t cover it, but you might have noticed that this week, bitcoin did indeed cross that magical $10,000 mark, in fact, got to $13,000 a coin only to flash crash back down again almost to $10,000. But look, seemingly the …

Guest: Aaron Lammer
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(Bonus) CoinDesk's Brady Dale On Libra and the "Crypto Spring"

June 22, 2019

Well, given the news of the week, I knew we needed to do a deep dive on Libra, so I called up our friend Brady Dale at CoinDesk and we get into it. What do crypto folk think of Libra? Is he surprised by the governmental back…

Guest: Brady Dale
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Wed. 06/19 - The Fallout From Facebook Coin

June 19, 2019

More revelations about the horrible job that is Facebook Moderation, Best Buy now doubles as a Genius Bar—sorta, YouTube has some new AR tricks and is mulling some changes for kids, and the reaction to Facebook’s crypto play…

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Tue. 06/19 – Is Facebook Now in Crypto... or Just Payments?

June 18, 2019

Facebook announces Libra, Twitch acquires Bebo, are unmanned convenience stores something people even want, Facebook wants more houses in Silicon Valley, and LA real estate is starting to look like Silicon Valley. Sponsors: …

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Fri. 05/03 - Facebook Coin Is Coming For Credit Cards

May 3, 2019

This Facebook cryptocurrency is real, people, Microsoft has a blockchain product as well, Verizon is looking to unload Tumblr, Softbank is considering an IPO for the vision fund and, of course, the weekend longreads suggesti…

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State of Crypto With Coindesk's Brady Dale

March 10, 2019

Sometimes the bonus episodes are for getting news in areas that I might have missed or might not have made our show, but I still find interesting. This week I reached out to Brady Dale of Coindesk, because I know he’s a list…

Guest: Brady Dale
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Fri. 12/21 - Facebook Goes Crypto

Dec. 21, 2018

Facebook is developing a cryptocoin for WhatsApp, Blind was not quite anonymous enough, which is the most accurate voice assistant and of course, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: Metalab.co The Internet of Thing…

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Tue. 11/20 - Worse Shape: Tech Stocks or Crypto?

Nov. 20, 2018

Storm clouds everywhere! Tech stocks in bear market territory, crypto in full-on meltdown territory… but video games might help solve science’s gender problem and this one spacebar trick might make your iPhone insanely more …

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Tue. 09/11 - ICOs Now Officially Securities?

Sept. 11, 2018

ICOs now officially securities, some steps backward in the self-driving car space, parsing the Zuckerberg New Yorker profile, and did Facebook disrespect the memory of Burt Reynolds? Stories from: @eosnos Tweets: @ezraklein…

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Friday, May 11, 2018 - A Facebook Cryptocurrency?

May 11, 2018

Is a Facebook cryptocurrency really possible? Can Snapchat redesign its way back into users' hearts? What's going on at Symantec? Klout strikes out. And the Weekend Longreads. Stories from: @alexeheath, @mekosoff Tweets: @om…