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How Blockchain Might Change How We Pay for Things

Bitcoin and the blockchain technology behind it have been grabbing headlines across the world for some time now. While the majority of these headlines are in relation to the popular cryptocurrency’s astronomic 2000% increase in value on the Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) over the course of 2017, there has been a quieter revolution taking place behind the scenes.

The skyrocketing value of the price of Bitcoin, which hit $7500 per unit in November 2017, and …

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China and Japan Make Big Bitcoin Moves – YMB Podcast E161

YMB Podcast E161

This is episode 161 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Almost two years ago, we produced a live Bitcoin news show every week for a whole summer. We called it #YMBLive and it was awesome. We haven’t done much live work since then, but we decided it’s time to relive our glory days.

So tune in right now for our comeback episode! We’ll cover China’s recent warning to Bitcoin exchanges, …

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BitGive Auction, True Privacy, BitPervy, & More Bitcoin Headlines – #YMBLive 7-22-15

Tim on #YMBLive Bitcoin Headlines

This is another wild episode of #YMBLive, our weekly LIVE Bitcoin podcast! Join us every Wednesday from 1-3PM Eastern as we cover the latest Bitcoin headlines and share plenty of crazy Bitcoin opinions. If you can’t watch the show live, the audio and video will always be available to download.

This Week’s Bitcoin Headlines:

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YMB Podcast E50: A Bitcoin Auction and Wall of Coins

We’re kicking things off today with a discussion about the 50,000 BTC recently auctioned off by the US Marshals Service. The coins had been taken from Ross Ulbricht, the alleged leader of the original Silk Road. Then later in the show, we’ll be chatting with Robert Genito, the administrator of a Bitcoin exchange platform called Wall of Coins. The service allows you to quickly purchase bitcoins by depositing cash at your local bank. Mr. …

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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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