"All About Bitcoin's" Friday panel discusses the unprecedented move by El Salvador to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, the first country to do so. Also, bitcoin's hashrate continues dropping after China ordered miner shutdowns, but one reported shutdown apparently didn't happen after all. Also, markets analysis and a look at what's in store in the week ahead.
"The Hash" tackles today's hot topics: Jack Dorsey dropping a strong suggestion that Twitter will accommodate bitcoin transactions via the Lightning Network, Silvergate Bank to discontinue Binance USD deposits and withdrawals, El Salvador's bitcoin bill raising IMF concerns and the latest multi-million dollar NFT sale.
"First Mover" explores countries considering bitcoin adoption and the reasons the idea is gaining traction. Edan Yago, the co-founder of DeFi protocol Sovryn with business interests in Latin America, shares his news and perspectives. Also joining the show to discuss the crypto markets is Joel Edgerton of bitFlyer USA, the U.S. arm of the Japan-based crypto exchange. Plus, IBM is seeking to get back into the blockchain business in a big way. The company's blockchain lead, Kareem Yusuf, discusses IBM's plans to help enterprises move into the blockchain era.