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Bitcoin (BTC)

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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.

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Crypto Makes a 180 Degree Turn After Huge News!

6 Mar 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Eosmastering

Wow, crypto makes you schizophrenic doesn’t it? In my last article I wrote that I saw 2019 as the year of building and not the year of investors. I stand by that, but could it be so that the building and adoption takes off in such a tempo that it is...

IPBC — Altcoin Appreciation Month

6 Mar 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Mike Bateman

Interplanetary Broadcast Coin (IPBC) Original upload date: April 4th 2018 The previous two days we took a look at PIVX and CarVertical. Today we are staying in low cap land and looking at Interplanetary Broadcast Coin (IPBC). IPBC is all about conten...

CarVertical — Altcoin Month

6 Mar 2019 5 minute read 1 comment Mike Bateman

CarVertical (cV) Original upload date April 3rd 2018 Today’s token is CarVertical, and unlike yesterday’s coin PIVX which is concerned with privacy, CarVertical is all about putting information into the hands of the public. As the name suggests, CarV...

PIVX — Altcoin Appreciation Month

6 Mar 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Mike Bateman

Private Instant Verified Transaction — PIVX Original Upload Date: April 2nd 2018 Private Instant Verified Transaction (PIVX) launched back on January 31st 2016 as a fork from the coin DASH. PIVX was created with the ideas of DASH in mind along with p...

Crypto All Time High: Target Date! - Starbucks: Key BTC Detail! - 1mil Lost ETH - Reasons: BNB Pump

6 Mar 2019 1 minute read 3 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

Ledger Nano Hardware Wallet Factory Link:   If History Repeats: Next Bitcoin All Time High Predicted1mil ETH LostStarbucks: Key Detail to Accepting BTC AnnouncedCryptopia Will be Refunding Lost CryptoCoinbase Fires...

This Crypto Interest Account Is Paying Out 6.2% - Watch Out Traditional Banks!

5 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Consensus Report

Crypto lending platform BlockFi is offering a Bitcoin and Ether account which will offer an interest rate of 6.2% on deposits. When understanding that some U.S. savings accounts are paying out as little as 0.08%, this account will likely light up the...

Bittube Adblocker

5 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Morocroft

Bittube Adblocker - Block ads, banners and get paid Tube Airtime is a monetization system that rewards website publishers and visitors anywhere based on the time spent on pages.  - BLOCKS ADS - EARN FOR BROWSING - MONETIZE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA AND DOMAI...

Facebook Shopping The Facebook Coin to Crypto Exchanges?

5 Mar 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Gary Leland the Bitcoin Boomer

A New York Times article says that Facebook is hoping to succeed with its highly secretive crypto project, which will reportedly aim to integrate crypto payments into its messaging services. This episode is sponsored by BitBlockBoom! - Take a look a...

Many predicted a bubble.

5 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments NyaWed

Many people predict that Bitcoin is a bubble, and later suggest that a price drop shows that it was a bubble. I heard some say Bitcoin was a bubble when it reached another new all time high. The year off the mole. 😆  Many people got to experience su...

Strongest Bull Signal in a Year! - Starbucks' Equity in BAKKT - Tether on TRX: 2Q - Banks vs Crypto

5 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

Ledger Nano X Hardware Wallet Factory Link:   Whale Alert: Big Whale BTC MovesStarbucks' has equity in BAKKTStrongest Bull Signal of the Year for BTCTether launches on Tron in Q2Banks will lose vs cryptoCryptopia t...