Escrow My Bits: A New Bitcoin Escrow Service

Escrow My Bits Bitcoin Escrow Service

Escrow My Bits is a brand new service designed to handle several different kinds of Bitcoin escrow. I recently spoke to the service's creator, Josh, to learn more about what it is and how it works.

For those who are willing to place their full trust in Escrow My Bits, the company offers two types of traditional escrow, where…

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YMB Podcast E42: Andreas Antonopoulos Before the Canadian Senate

Last week, one of the most respected men in Bitcoin, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, spoke before a Canadian Senate Banking Committee. He did a fantastic job explaining Bitcoin, answering questions, and offering advice for how Bitcoin should or should not be regulated. Today, we’ll be playing a few clips from the hearing and offering our own opinions. We might also have a few laughs at the expense of the lawmakers. Mr. Antonopoulos is one of …

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YMB Podcast E41: The Government’s Role

In today’s shorter show, we’ll begin by sharing a bit about the world’s first blockchain wedding. Just last weekend, two lovers permanently embedded their commitment to each other inside of a Bitcoin transaction. Then later in the show, we’ll chat about some legal troubles recently encountered by Butterfly Labs. The company, which produces Bitcoin mining hardware, made many customers upset with painfully long product delivery times. Now, some of those mining speculators have gotten …

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YMB Podcast E39: Bitcoin Facts and Stats

This week, just for fun, we’ll be sharing a bunch of Bitcoin facts and stats. What was Bitcoin’s peak market cap? How many coins are sitting on the most valuable address? When was the first block ever mined? Tune in for our perspective on all that and tons more. Then later in the show, we’ll be chatting about a bit of news. Greenpeace is now accepting Bitcoin donations and Square is currently working on a …

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YMB Podcast E38: Apple Pay and Other Bitcoin Imitations

Last week, Apple announced all sorts of new products and services, one of which was Apple Pay. Apple lovers will now be able to make secure payments using their new iPhones and near-field communication. We're not huge fans of Apple, but there really are some benefits to the new system. The problem, however, is that Bitcoin offers many of the exact same features and lots more. Today, we’ll be chatting about the two payment …

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YMB Podcast E37: Satoshi’s Slip-Up

Today’s show is a little different. We’ll be chatting about the hacker who gained control of Satoshi Nakamoto’s email account, but before we have our conversation together, each host will be sharing some thoughts separately. When we meet up again, we’ll chat about what the attacker has already accessed and accomplished, and we’ll try to predict what might happen with Bitcoin and Satoshi as a result of these events. This episode also includes some …

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YMB Podcast E36: The Dollar’s Demise

In today’s show, we’ll be talking about collapse of the US dollar. Lots of people think it will happen very soon and almost apocalyptically. We’re not so sure about that, but we will spend some time today chatting about how, when, and why it could happen. This conversation was spurred by the recent announcement by Amagi Metals, saying that they would no longer accept US dollars after 2016. Then later in the show, we’ll discuss …

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