The Crypto News Podcast

Episode 013: Saturday 20th January 2018

It’s ‘The Red Wedding’ all over again – but this time for crypto

Coming up in today’s show:

  • It’s been a bitcoin bloodbath this week – we reflect on a CRAZY week of crypto
  • Facebook gets slammed for allowing cryto scams to jam up news feeds
  • Why you may need to get some crypto security if you start bragging about your Bitcoin

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The Top 5 Crypto News Stories from this week's show:

1: Facebook slammed for failure to crack down on News Feed cryptocurrency scams

http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/facebook-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-scam-news-feed-update-3373606

2: Russia: Blogger Who ‘Boasted’ About Crypto Wealth Beaten and Robbed For $425k

https://cointelegraph.com/news/russia-blogger-who-boasted-about-crypto-wealth-beaten-and-robbed-for-425k

3: 5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

https://www.coindesk.com/5-blockchain-developments-coming-2018/

4: Buffett on cryptocurrencies: ‘I can say almost with certainty that they will come to a bad ending'

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/buffett-says-cyrptocurrencies-will-almost-certainly-end-badly.html

Warren Buffett Doesn't Understand Cryptocurrencies ‘At All':

https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/7q7frq/warren_buffett_doesnt_understand_cryptocurrencies/

5: Crypto Bloodbath Leaves Coins Swimming in a Sea of Red

Read more at: https://beat.10ztalk.com/2018/01/17/crypto-bloodbath-leaves-coins-swimming-in-a-sea-of-red/

CRYPTO INSIDER: The bloodbath continues:

http://markets.businessinsider.com/currencies/news/bitcoin-cryptocurrencies-today-january-17-2018-1-1013166714

Bitcoin's Price Drops Below $10,000 for First Time Since Early December

https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-price-drops-below-10000/

CRYPTOCURRENCY CRASH SEES SUICIDE HOTLINE APPEAR ON REDDIT FORUM, AS BITCOIN PRICE CONTINUES SLIDE

http://www.newsweek.com/cryptocurrency-crash-sees-suicide-hotline-appear-reddit-forum-bitcoin-price-783412

The Winklevoss twins have seen about $600 million wiped off their bitcoin wealth in 2 days

http://markets.businessinsider.com/currencies/news/bitcoin-winklevoss-twins-millions-wiped-out-2018-1-1013164917

Some historical context to the recent crash:

Bitcoin stats

Bitcoin stats

This week's Crypto quickies:

1: Interesting Twitter post on authentication:

https://www.authenticatorplus.com/

https://lastpass.com/auth/

2: The Coin Brothers and their excellent BTFD video:

3) Who's using Bitcoin?

This week's Top 5 Crypto Coins:

See https://cointracking.info/coin_trends.php for the latest stats.

 

Paul's Fantasy Crypto Portfolio:

See http://cryptonewspodcast.com/paul

Paul Teague

Alison's Fantasy Crypto Portfolio:

See http://cryptonewspodcast.com/alison

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