Ep242: U.S. Senate Crypto Hearing, Samsung Bitcoin Miners

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The U.S. Senate Banking Committee heard testimony from the heads of the SEC and CTFC regarding cryptocurrencies. The Texas Securities Commission is the ghost busters of vaporware! European Banks may soon have the option to hold bitcoin. The Federal Reserve has a new Governor. Wells Fargo gets punished by Janet Yellen on her way out. China is stopping all exchange based crypto trading. Samsung is going to join the ASIC manufacturer market. Singapore will not ban cryptocurrencies. Greyscale Investments launches more crypto based Funds and Investments. Banks are changing how bitcoin purchases are made with credit cards given the market conditions. Ethereum dApps have to come up with better pseudo-random number generators. The Ethereum Foundation has a new Executive Director. U.S. Based crypto exchange Bittrex is adding U.S. Dollar deposit options to offer an alternative to USDTether.

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