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E19 : The MoneyConf edition with Max Keiser & more

Over June 15 & 16, the world of FinTech converged on Belfast for MoneyConf. Andy O'Donoghue from The Gadget Buzz was there and he got to chat with some of the companies launching at MoneyConf, including Margaux Avedisian from MonetaGo who announced their Bitcoin Exchange platform would go live in 40 countries, as well as Irish start-up iSave who are building a savings platform to help consumers get their finance under control.
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Will Apple launch their own currency in 2014? #5

Apple seem to banning apps like Coinbase from the App store and I played with The Jester's new app, Bitcoin Bud this week, it got me thinking about a blog post I wrote in 2012 - could Apple be planning a currency of their own? I chatted about this with App developer Dermot Daly of Tapadoo this week, and it seems he agrees it may be something Apple do in 2014 and he chats about the mobile commerce projects he's been involved with.
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Bitcoin, Makers & The (livable) Internet of Things

Where are teenagers moving to when they get FaceBook friend requests from their parents? I discussed this with Bobby this week and we chatted about the the transition from Wearable to Livable, The Internet of Things, and maybe presciently about how, for instance a plumber can integrate smart technology like heating controls in to his business. We also looked at technology trends for 2014, including BitCoin, and will this be the year it enters mainstream finance and the revolution being ignited by the maker-movement.
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I virtually need a new currency, quick!

The BitCoin conversation is still going on. The hacking is still going on. Disgruntled slavic businessmen are looking glum around Paphos after dark and rather than the Cypriot banking crisis being the cause, perhaps it's people talking about the Cypriot crisis that's got depositors looking at new, novel and accessible ways to keep their money safe
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Bitcoin, and the wallet wars.

Bitcoin was an experiment. Conceived as one of the first crypto-currencies, described first in 1998 by Wei Dai on the cypherpunks mailing list. Bitcoin, introduced in 2009, is designed around the idea of using cryptography to control the creation and transfer of money, rather than relying on central authorities. So in the Bitcoin world there is no central authority.

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