Ep #17 – Bitcoin $5k, BitcoinCash sale, Browser Mining, bitcoin ransom paid

This is episode #017 of the Bitcoin Sage show (@bitcoinsage).

Today’s episode about bitcoin & crypto-currencies on January 1, 2018 – let’s get started with:

I’d like to start by wishing everyone a Happy New Year and all the best in health, happiness and wealth in 2018.

Our old, old friend Dennis Gartman back on CNBC spitting truth about bitcoin, saying bitcoin will hit $5k
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/30/bitcoin-will-trade-under-5000-warns-dennis-gartman.html

BitMex Has Liquidated Its Customers’ Bitcoin Cash for Bitcoin
http://fortune.com/2017/12/30/bitmex-liquidates-bitcoin-cash-for-bitcoin/

Bank of England plots its own bitcoin-style digital currency
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/30/bank-england-plots-bitcoin-style-digital-currency/

What’s Next for Crypto Assets?
As cryptographic tokens proliferate and institutional investors find new ways to access them, the frenzy should only continue in 2018.
http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=842380

Global P2P Crypto Markets Experience Record Volume Throughout December
https://news.bitcoin.com/global-p2p-crypto-markets-experience-record-volume-throughout-december/

Browser Mining continues to be a hot topic for 2018 as it exploded on the crypto scene in 2017
Google pulls crypto-mining Chrome extension Archive Poster
https://www.ghacks.net/2017/12/30/google-pulls-crypto-mining-chrome-extension-archive-poster/

A kidnapped crypto executive was reportedly released after paying a $1 million bitcoin ransom
http://www.thisisinsider.com/kidnapped-crypto-exec-released-after-paying-1-million-bitcoin-ransom-2017-12
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42518235

RIPPLE CRYPTOCURRENCY SURGES AS JAPANESE GROUPS AGREE TO USE IT
http://www.ondimes.com/blockchain/ripple-cryptocurrency-surges-as-japanese-groups-agree-to-use-it/

Blockchain Is Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM and Visa
http://fortune.com/2017/12/26/blockchain-tech-companies-ibm/

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies are Like Ponzi Schemes, Says India’s Government
https://www.ccn.com/bitcoin-like-ponzi-scheme-says-indias-government/

ETHEREUM FOUNDER: ‘I won’t stop or slow working on crypto just because price memes and stupid jokes exist’
http://www.businessinsider.com/ethereum-founder-lays-out-what-itll-take-to-keep-him-in-crypto-2017-12

Get Set for Petro, Venezuela’s Crypto Answer to Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency to be backed by 5 billion barrels of oil
Digital units to be issued within days: information minister
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-29/get-set-for-petro-venezuela-s-cryptocurrency-answer-to-bitcoin

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