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Decentralization Philosophy Part 1 – From Buddha to the Conquistadors

Credits for LTB#423 This episode of Let’s Talk Bitcoin! is sponsored by Brave.com and eToro.com. Original Photo by Ubaidhulla Adam on Unsplash This episode featured Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy, and Jonathan Mohan Music for today’s episode was provided by Jared Rubens, and general fuzz, with editing by Jonas.  Would you like to Sponsor a future episode of …

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Spotify may be in talks to buy culture outlet The Ringer

Sponsored Links CraSH/imageSPACE/MediaPunch/IPX Spotify might be making one of its biggest moves yet in its bid to conquer the podcasting world. Wall Street Journal sources say the streaming company is in “early” talks to acquire The Ringer, the sports- and pop culture-oriented outlet founded by ex-ESPN personality Bill Simmons (above). While it’s not guaranteed this …

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Tyrone Ross on Why Financial Advisors Are Taking Notice of DeFi

Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins The Breakdown for a discussion on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto. One man. Three piping hot takes. In this special interview episode of The Breakdown, financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross shares his thoughts on: Disclosure Read More The leader in …

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Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 17, 2020

More ways to listen or subscribe: Whether you’re a first-time listener or you’ve heard every episode, we’d like to know what you think about the show. What do you like? What don’t you like? What do you think we’ve totally missed but should be talking about every day or at least every week? Disclosure Read More …

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MARKETS DAILY: Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 16, 2020

More ways to listen or subscribe: Whether you’re a first-time listener or you’ve heard every episode, we’d like to know what you think about the show. What do you like? What don’t you like? What do you think we’ve totally missed but should be talking about every day or at least every week? Disclosure Read More …

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Why Crypto’s ‘Rogue State’ Narrative Is a Risk to the Industry

Crypto tokens weren’t the only thing that saw a major pump yesterday. The total value locked in DeFi ascended to new heights. While part of this can be explained simply by the rise in ETH price, it also reflected traders turning to DeFi platforms as a way to get more exposure to the market action …

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Mati Greenspan on the Technical and Macro Roots of Bitcoin’s Price Surge

Bitcoin is up more than 8 percent in the last 24 hours. BSV, meanwhile, is up nearly a whopping 100 percent. The question is, of course, why? Is it some larger macro context? A pump-and-dump? Or just the crypto markets being as crazy as they are. The Breakdown invited guest Mati Greenspan, former eToro analyst …

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Narrative Watch: The Hunt for Crypto’s Killer App

Starting today, accredited investors will be able to partake of $13.5 million in tokenized bonds connected to the contract of Brooklyn Nets Point Guard Spencer Dinwiddie. The first-of-its-kind offering took months of negotiation with the NBA but marks a seminal moment for both crypto and the larger idea of “income share agreements.”  In this podcast, …

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‘The Internet Was Illegal’ and Other Early Stories With Zooko Wilcox

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week, the Let’s Talk Bitcoin! show enlisted CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen and early cypherpunk Zooko Wilcox for a conversation on the history, challenges and long term development path of early, formative technologies. which we often hear modern blockchain movements compared against.  From the …

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ANALYSIS: The Global Game of Coins Heats Up

China’s digital currency project continues to move ahead aggressively, with a new paper from the People’s Bank of China suggesting that a core design is complete. Whatever stage of development the currency is actually in, it’s clear that China wants the world to see it as ahead of the curve in the digital currency race.  …

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