YMB Podcast Special: BTCJam’s Alexis Aiono at Bitcoin in the Beltway

BTCJam is a unique Bitcoin lending platform that has the potential to significantly change the world of financing. The service facilitates peer-to-peer crowdfunded loans and allows users to begin investing with any amount of money. We interviewed Alexis Aiono at the Bitcoin in the Beltway conference to get all the details. In today’s special, she will explain how the service was created, the extensive algorithm behind their credit ratings, and tons more. Tune in for …

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YMB Podcast E27: Virtual Bitcoin Meetup #2

Last Monday, the YMB Team hosted our second virtual Bitcoin meetup in a Google Hangout. Our first was about a month ago and we had so much fun we had to go again. Anyone was welcome and encouraged to join us and talk about anything crypto-related. Several guests joined us briefly and one cool dude, Josh, decided to stay for most of the time. Our discussion generally focused on the talks that we attended at …

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YMB Podcast Special: Andreas Antonopoulos Interview at Bitcoin in the Beltway

Andreas M. Antonopoulos is one of the most respected people in Bitcoin. He is the Chief Security Officer of Blockchain.info and a co-host of the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Podcast. We are extremely honored to have been given the opportunity to sit down and chat with him at Bitcoin in the Beltway. In this special interview, we will talk about how Bitcoin provides better financial regulation than banks, how SMS Bitcoin wallets may change …

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YMB Podcast Special: MaidSafe’s Paige Peterson

This is another special interview from the Bitcoin in the Beltway conference. This time, we are speaking with Paige Peterson, a representative from MaidSafe. While the project has been around for much longer than Bitcoin, it has only recently become very popular among the cryptocurrency community. Paige will explain what the network really is and how it is different than Bitcoin. We will also chat about the conference in general for a bit. Your …

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YMB Podcast Special: Jason King Interview at Bitcoin in the Beltway

The YMB team has returned! We had an amazing time at Bitcoin in the Beltway and we were able to get lots of exciting interviews.

This chat with Jason King is the first and we’ll release several more over the next week or two. King is affiliated with Sean’s Outpost and recently ran across America to raise money for charity. He also co-chaired this very conference. We loved getting to know him and want to …

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YMB Podcast E25: Edward Castronova and the Virtual Money Revolution

We have an awesome episode lined up this week for the You, Me, and BTC Podcast. We are joined by Edward Castronova, a professor at Indiana University and author of an amazing new book, Wildcat Currency. In the book, he explains the history of virtual money, everything from World of Warcraft gold to Facebook credits to the US Dollar, and how the economy might adjust to this virtual revolution. Today, we will touch …

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Almost 30k Bitcoins Stolen From Silk Road to be Sold by USMS

The United States Marshals Service announced recently that it would be auctioning off the nearly 30,000 Bitcoins that it stole from the Silk Road, a Bitcoin marketplace that used to exist on the dark web. The feds acquired those funds last October when they finally shut down the black market and captured its leader, Dread Pirate Roberts, a.k.a. Ross William Ulbricht.

According to the announcement, the sale of the coins will consist of three …

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