Tag Archives: Bitcoin banking

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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Looking at the Possibilities of Fiat Crypto Interoperability in Full-Service Banking

With the advent of cryptocurrency and its subsequent impact on the world economy, the doors to a plethora of business opportunities that earlier seemed inconceivable have opened up. The cryptocurrencies, decentralized apps, smart contracts, and the blockchain technology in general have paved the way for a new technological tomorrow. Features such as seamless & ultra secure transactions, interoperability, robustness, transparency and reliability have made the blockchain based economy a sought-after investing option.

Crypto Fintech Market…

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World-Renowned Banker Is Dead Right On 1 Important Bitcoin Detail – YMB Podcast E195

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E195

This is episode 195 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

The International Monetary Fund. It sounds like a paradise program for ultra-leftists and progressives. Let's just pool a bunch of money together, pay big bucks for "executives" to manage it, and give it to people that "need" it!

And hell, maybe the IMF really is nothing more than a large, centralized organization funded by governments, for governments. But the fund's …

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This Bitcoin User Just Got a Nasty Surprise From His Bank – YMB Podcast E139

Bank to Bitcoin User

This is episode 139 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

We've got all kinds of fun planned for today's show. First up, we'll cover, the rising price of BitCrystals, the in-game currency for Spells of Genesis. If you still haven't heard about it, SoG is an upcoming trading card game that uses cards stored on the Bitcoin blockchain. It's pretty darn cool.

Then after that, we'll chat about a

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YMB Podcast E47: Transparency, NFC, and Snapcash

First up today, we'll be chatting about transparency in our monetary systems. One Reddit user pointed out that although mining pool operators can cause centralization problems, the risks there are much smaller than in our current banking systems where there is even more centralization and minimal transparency. Then later in the show, we'll share a bit about the new way to send money with Snapchat and a Bitcoin-lover who implanted an NFC chip containing Bitcoin …

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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 E29: Better Bitcoin Banking and Free Reviews

This week, the You, Me and BTC team will begin with this article about some Bitcoin banks that are sprouting up. Many people are turned off by this idea because the banks that we currently use for our fiat currency have some serious issues. In this episode, we will do our best to explain why we think Bitcoin banks might not be too bad. Cryptocurrency has some amazing advantages that might make banking much less …

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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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