Tag Archives: Mt. Gox

“Official” Research: Tether Artificially Propped Up Bitcoin in 2017 – YMB Podcast E246

You, Mr, and BTC Podcast E246
This is episode 246 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. We'd like to think Bitcoin is perfectly clean and pure, but bad actors are everywhere. Years ago, we learned that fake money and bots were boosting the Bitcoin price at Mt. Gox. And some new research suggests that the same thing happened last year with Bitfinex and Tether. Is this really news, though? Haven't we known all along that anyone ...

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3 Extremely Easy Ways to Go Completely Broke Without Even Trying – YMB Podcast E202

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E202
This is episode 202 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Let's say something honest: Everyone desperately wants to go broke. We dream about it day and night. "What would life be like if I had no money whatsoever?" we ask ourselves. So on today's show, we'll share some tips that could help you waste every precious cent you own. Blowing cash is not as easy as it sounds but if ...

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In-the-Know Bitcoiner Says Price Will Definitely Moon, Then Issues Desperate Plea – YMB Podcast E197

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E197
This is episode 197 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. People constantly try to predict the Bitcoin price (and every other price, for that matter). But of course, no one actually knows what the markets will do. Or does someone?... It turns out, there might be one person who literally does know the future of Bitcoin. And a few years back, he had a severe warning and a desperate plea ...

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Drivechains, Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Pleads Not Guilty, & More – YMB Podcast E183

#YMBLive E183
This is episode 183 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Scaling, scaling, scaling. Everything is about scaling these days. Do we want SegWit2x? UASF? No changes? Something else? To be honest, we're kinda sick of talking about scaling, so tonight we're gonna dive into something related but different: sidechains. Or more specifically, drivechains. The concept of sidechains has been around for awhile, but according to Kyle Torpey, it appears that ...

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Owning Bitcoin, Card-Linking, Small Biz, & More Bitcoin Headlines – #YMBLive 8-12-15

Tim Baker on #YMBLive Bitcoin Headlines
This is another wild episode of #YMBLive, our weekly LIVE Bitcoin podcast! Join us every Wednesday from 1PM-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: Wikileaks Accepting Bitcoin Pledges for TTIP Bounty New Album From The Luna Programme: Whatever The World Is Japan court rules against ...

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Karpeles Arrested, Bitcoin Gaming, Politicians, & More Bitcoin Headlines – #YMBLive 8-5-15

Daniel on #YMBLive Bitcoin Headlines
This is another wild episode of #YMBLive, our weekly LIVE Bitcoin podcast! Join us every Wednesday from 1PM-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: Australian inquiry says digital currencies are real money LOT Polish Airlines Now Accepting Bitcoin Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange CEO Mark Karpeles ...

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Is Wall Street Bad for Bitcoin? – Bits & Pieces #22

Wall Street in Bitcoin
Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com, is greatly respected by many in the Bitcoin community. His company started accepting Bitcoin relatively early (January 2014) and was the largest to do so at the time. Byrne is also well known for exposing a great deal of Wall Street corruption. This WIRED article calls him Bitcoin Messiah and the Scourge of Wall Street in the same headline. Not everyone agrees, of course, but many Bitcoiners share Byrne’s ...

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The True Bitcoin Price – Bits & Pieces #21

Bitcoin Value
It's easy to quote a reasonable Bitcoin price at any given time, but determining the true value of the cryptocurrency can be an entirely different task. When people ask me what the Bitcoin price is, I just look up the rate published by an exchange like Bitstamp or Coinbase and round to a nice even number. For instance, today, I'd probably say that a Bitcoin is worth about $250. I also like to use BitcoinAverage ...

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