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Crypto and eSports Were Made for Each Other

Cryptocurrencies and eSports share more in common than most people realize. In fact, most people see these two industries as something completely different. One tackles finance while the other focuses on video games, when in fact these two features are intertwined. Video games themselves, the ones you'd find on Steam that are primarily focused on single player experiences, can be ruled out, even if they come with multiplayer options. The whole essence of eSports is …

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What If You Could Purchase Fortnite Skins by Watching In-App Advertisements?

Since we have all become inseparable from our smartphones, the market for mobile apps has grown into a behemoth. More than 178 billion apps were downloaded in 2017, with this number expected to grow to nearly 260 billion within the next four years.

Within the app market, there is a voracious consumer appetite for mobile gaming. In January alone, the top ten game publishers received over 185 million downloads. In 2018, mobile gaming is expected …

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Yumerium’s Player-Driven Blockchain Ecosystem is Poised to Disrupt the World of Online Gaming

The popularity of online gaming has grown tremendously in recent years. With a global market cap worth roughly 110 billion dollars and counting, the gaming industry shows no signs of slowing down. Despite the meteoric rise in popularity, the current state of this booming market is plagued by some serious issues. Yumerium's decentralized gaming platform may be just the answer the world's roughly 1 billion gamers are hoping for.

As advancements in network technology have …

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Monero Forks, Friendly(ish) Ransomware, & More – YMB Podcast E237

This is episode 237 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

If you thought all the Bitcoin forks were bad, get a load of what happened to Monero this week. The privacy-oriented crypto's devs planned a hard fork to reduce the effectiveness of ASICs (something worth discussing in itself). But when all was said and done, four different projects claimed to reject the upgrade and proceed as the original Monero. This …

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How Does Bitcoin Impact Gaming Industries?

Last year, many gamers complained that they could not find affordable graphics cards. The reason was simple: Cryptocurrency mining sent the value of graphics cards to the moon. Even though Bitcoin can hardly be mined for profit with regular gaming graphics cards from AMD or Nvidia, these cards actually work great when it comes to various altcoins. However, cryptocurrencies and blockchain are changing the way the gaming world works too. Let's see how.

Combining Bitcoin's…

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Bitcoin in Politics and Games – YMB Podcast E67

Bitcoin, Politics, and Games

This is episode 67 of You, Me, and BTC, the planet's most entertaining Bitcoin podcast!

This week, we're touching on two topics that might not be as different as some people think: politics and games. For starters, we'll chat about Rand Paul, America's first presidential candidate to accept Bitcoin donations. Many liberty-oriented people laugh at the idea of a libertarian running for office, but we'll see if we can spot any benefits.

Then later in …

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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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