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SegWit Adoption Spikes, Bill Gates Causes Death, & More – YMB Podcast E231

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This is episode 231 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. After years of arguing, months of implementation, and ages of educating users, SegWit is finally taking off. About 30% of all Bitcoin transactions now use the new tech and that number is growing steadily. What's causing the uptick? How much of a difference does this make anyway? Tune in for more details and our thoughts on the whole situation! Also ...

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Segwit2X, or the Old/New Bitcoin Hard Fork

Block No. 501451, which will be mined sometime around December 28, 2017, will be decisive for the old/new fork Segwit2X, and a Christmas present for the entire crypto community. An experienced team of developers declares that it will resume activity based on the launch of the suspended project on its website. "Commission and transaction speed within the Bitcoin network reached inconceivable values. In the last month, the average commission of the network was 15-20 US ...

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Bitcoin2X Hits the Bricks… Or Does It? – YMB Podcast E200

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E200
This is episode 200 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. That's right, we added one to our hundreds digit so tonight, we celebrate! But before we get around to partying, we have to cover this week's absolutely shocking news. The headlines blindsided us all yesterday. Just admit it. You had no idea this one was coming. The 2X half of SegWit2X was called off - for now. And this sudden ...

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Fork Aftermath, SegWit Lock-In, Dan Evangelizes, & More – YMB Podcast E187

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This is episode 187 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. TRIGGER WARNING: In the post below, I refer to the Bitcoin with more hashing power as the original Bitcoin. It's the one that adopted SegWit and currently trades at over $3,000. I hope that triggers you. So. We've been forked for a week and (the original) Bitcoin has done nothing but soar. Now what? Have we finally emerged from the ...

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UAHF & BitmainCoin: Will Bitcoin’s Civil War (Finally) End in Secession? – YMB Podcast E179

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This is episode 179 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. In case you somehow missed it: Bitmain announced that they'll execute a hard fork this August to combat the scheduled user activated soft fork (UASF). They're calling it a user activated hard fork (UAHF), but many people consider it a miner activated hard fork. Bitmain will essentially create their own altcoin and some exchanges are already planning to list it ...

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Experienced Investor Spills His Crypto Plan – YMB Podcast E178

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This is episode 178 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. First up today, we'll share an investment strategy revealed by a well-known investor, David Siegel. This is certainly not investment advice - we can't and won't provide that. Rather, this is the actual plan that Spiegel says he'll use for his own money. His goal is to beat today's bubbly crypto environment. Are bubbles even a thing? How hard should ...

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What’s With This New Scaling Bitcoin Agreement? – YMB Podcast E176

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This is episode 176 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Daniel is out of town this week and doesn't have much time for shownotes, so we'll keep this short. Tonight's show is all about the new scaling Bitcoin agreement signed by numerous Bitcoin bigshots at Consensus 2017. It includes a smaller SegWit activation threshold and a 2 MB hard fork timeline. Tune in tonight for more details and opinions and ...

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Litecoin Gets SegWit, Tax-Free Bitcoin, & More – YMB Podcast E174

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This is episode 174 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. SegWit is finally here! Err, at least it's here for Litecoin. As of yesterday, the altcoin had enough SegWit support for enough time to turn on the feature. It will still take awhile for wallets and other Litecoin infrastructure to really make use of the new feature, but it's a start. What does this mean for Bitcoin? Will Litecoin suddenly ...

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