Tag Archives: Bitcoin at Amazon

Crypto Predictions That Didn’t Come True in 2019

The year 2018 was rough for cryptocurrency. Bitcoin rang in the new year with prices above $20k, then gradually crashed for the next 11 months. Throughout 2018, people made numerous predictions about cryptocurrencies that were to have come true by 2019. And while some crypto analysts have good track records, many predictions definitely did not hold true (at least thus far in 2019). In fact, for almost a year straight, crypto gamblers who shorted BTC …

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Samsung Launches Revolutionary Tech for Miners & AI Overlords – YMB Podcast E264

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This is episode 264 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Bitcoin miners with better technology make more money. That's an incredibly simple concept, but it also has wildly profound implications for humanity. Bitcoin created an unprecedented direct link between efficient computer chips and profit, thus incentivizing drastic innovation.

Today, Samsung announced a new production process for obscenely small and efficient semiconductors. The tech giant didn't explicitly say anything about Bitcoin …

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Eduardo Knows Firsthand: Bitcoin Is Necessary to Survive in Venezuela – YMB Podcast E209

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This is episode 209 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today's show is an absolutely special interview with Purse.io's Eduardo Gomez. Zack Voell sat down with him to chat about the importance of Bitcoin in places where fiat currency blatantly fails. And as a Venezuelan native, Eduardo knows exactly how dangerous bad monetary policy can be.

He said that Venezuela prints money so fast that inflation amounts to a …

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Bitcoin Price Soars but a Different Record Bitcoin Stat Makes Headlines – YMB Podcast E199

You, Me, & BTC Podcast E199

This is episode 199 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

The Bitcoin price is filthy high these days. And sure, we want to celebrate that. But some people recently pointed out another record Bitcoin high that's way less exciting. According to some, this stat indicates that crypto is in deep doo-doo.

The number is related to Bitcoin transaction fees, but it's a little different. (Although transaction fees are also rising …

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Seriously, Is Bitcoin Gold Even a Thing? – YMB Podcast E198

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E198

This is episode 198 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

I literally haven't seen a single bit of working Bitcoin Gold infrastructure. Everyone's been talking about it and some speculators are trading it, but ultimately the new Bitcoin fork is not usable yet. Some wallets and exchanges and pools have committed to supporting it when it's ready, but it's still literally not a thing.

And the Bitcoin Gold price is …

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Amazon’s Imminent & Unthinkable Bitcoin Move – YMB Podcast E194

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E194

This is episode 194 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Look, we're busy people. So you get short shownotes this week. Here they are:

It's rumored that Amazon will accept Bitcoin soon. And Bitcoin is wildly expensive in Zimbabwe.

Catch the livestream tonight at 9PM Eastern and check the list below for some of the specific tweets we'll cover!

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Purse CEO Andrew Lee Explains How Bcoin Could Take Over Bitcoin – YMB Podcast E148

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This is episode 148 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Could Bitcoin Core really go away some day? Andrew Lee, the CEO of Purse, joins us today to help answer that question. We first interviewed him ages ago to ask how Purse saves Bitcoiners money on Amazon, and now he's back with a new project, BCoin.

BCoin is quite new, but it's already one of the most popular …

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Purse’s $10,000 Guarantee and More Bitstamp – YMB Podcast E55

About a week ago, one of our favorite Bitcoin startups introduced a $10,000 guarantee for their services. If you've never heard of Purse.io before, we'll explain it how it allows you to spend Bitcoin at Amazon while getting a discount in the neighborhood of 20%. We'll also chat about how this new protection policy should make Purse even better.

Then later in the show, we'll follow up on last week's discussion about the Bitstamp hack. …

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