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Bitcoin (BTC) is a pioneering digital currency invented by a yet-unknown individual or group of individuals presented as Satoshi Nakamoto. Early development began in 2008, during the financial crisis of 2008, with the landmark paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” being released on October 31, 2008. The primary purpose of Bitcoin is in the space of P2P financial transactions, though some supporters envision it more as a store of value.

Often called “Digital Gold” for its monetary properties which are similar to gold, the enduring popularity and market resilience of Bitcoin has encouraged the growth of other cryptocurrencies, and as a result it has come to be known as the “mother” or “father” of all cryptocurrencies. Initially limited to all but the most ardent technology enthusiasts, Bitcoin was responsible for convincing the masses that a P2P financial system devoid of middlemen and centralized was in fact possible, a characteristic made possible through its Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm which incentivized good behavior.

Since its inception in early 2009, Bitcoin has been through a number of changes and incidents, yet continues to thrive as the most popular token in the cryptocurrency market. This includes the famous Mt. Gox incident and several such cycles of price spikes and drops. The enduring nature of Bitcoin is a quality that is highly cherished by its proponents. Many tokens have been inspired by it, including similarly envisioned token Litecoin (LTC), which is often said to be the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. Because of the popularity and established nature of Bitcoin, it is often the base pair with which other cryptocurrencies are traded.

In this tag, read Bitcoin (BTC) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.

29/11/2019 Price Update: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litcoin, OX(ZRX), STEEM, Steem Base Dollars (SBD), Basic Attention Token, Bitshare, DAI, XRP, EOS, Binance coin, Huobi token, Maker

1 week ago 1 minute read Danoskie $0.05 tipped

  Hello,How is you day going?It's another edition of DAILY CRYPTOS PRICE UPDATE.Today: 29/11/2019For crypto's bears vs bulls, the market is now down with about 0.38%, causing negative changes to almost all the coins on my list this morning.Who could...

€ 400m on the blockchain allocated by the EU to stay behind the US and China

2 weeks ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.19 tipped

The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have allocated 100 million euros to finance research on blockchain and artificial intelligence; the fund's availability will reach a total of 400mn thanks to the influx of private capital...

How to exchange cryptocurrencies using the Skrill money transfer service

4 days ago 1 minute read velenara1202 $0.10 tipped

I recently read that Skrill, a British money transfer service, has implemented a cryptocurrency exchange system. If you used PayPal, pay attention to this new opportunity, since Skrill supports many fiat currencies, which you can use to buy crypto. T...

How do You kill the banking industry? With a killer app of course: Celsius Wallet

6 days ago 2 minute read dzentrum $0.39 tipped

You are the owner of Your labour value and right now You are trapped with Your dollars, euros or whatevers in a financial system, where there is a negative yield on Your store of value. Negative interest soon will be introduced to private depositors,...


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Google's New Blockchain Move Has Been Announced.

6 days ago 1 minute read kripto sedat $0.08 tipped

Google's New Blockchain Move Has Been Announced. The US Winklevoss brothers, who made history as the world's first bitcoin billionaires, said they thought Google would start developing its own cryptocurrency very soon. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss,...

Is Mining Cryptocurrencies profitable?

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New Events in the Chess Coin World

1 week ago 1 minute read manilpwn $0.18 tipped

Recently, a lot of changes have occurred to the BrainiacChess Network and Chess Coin. Firstly, Chess Coin was listed on, to be traded against ETH. Within the first day of trading, the token has 0.05ETH worth of coins be bought and...

Cryptocurrencies: Chinese CBDC could be issued within the first few months of 2020

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.05 tipped

Jack Lee, managing director of HCM Capital, said in an interview with CNBC published today, that the Chinese central bank will issue its CBDC within two or three months and that this tool will be used to further strengthen the monitoring of capital f...