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.

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

Beware of scam websites in the name of crypto currency exchanges

1 day ago 1 minute read Selvakumaran Krishnan $0.24 tipped

Recently I lost BTC 0.006 on a fake exchange website, while I was trying to exchange my BTC (Bitcoin) to ETH (Etherium). I would like to alert all my readers not to believe such scam websites. I’m not going to point out that particular site, because...

Bitcoin Twitter Accounts Worth Following

3 days ago 5 minute read MintDice $2.57 tipped

In the digital era we live in today, there is often a constant onslaught of incoming information telling you which accounts to follow on social media and who has the best content. It can be difficult to weed through this ambush of information, so we...

4 of my personal favourite crypto investments for 2020

1 day ago 5 minute read jordanjnr $0.18 tipped

This post took quite some time and effort to put together. I'd love a tip and follow to encourage my work. Cheers! A new decade is almost upon us! And that means that some coins will start to do better,and some will go on a downtrend. Now I'm not the...

What Impact do Miners Have on the Bitcoin Price Market?

5 days ago 3 minute read MinerUpdate $2.73 tipped

Hedge Fund Paradigma Capital put miners share of the Bitcoin market volume into context while exploring potential relationships with price returns. Quick take; Miner’s share of Bitcoin on-chain volume usually represents less than 0.01% of total on-ch...

The first Blockchain that is Gold-Backed Token and Cryptocurrency Backed by Gold!

44 minutes ago 1 minute read Crypto Beeporter! $0.16 tipped

Puregold - The first blockchain payment use case Gold-Backed Token and Cryptocurrency backed by gold.  Puregold was founded almost 10 years ago, Since 2010 as an E-Commerce store that selling silver coins and bars. In some physical stores. Operating...

EOS: weekly market analysis - Price Prediction

1 day ago 2 minute read Roberto D. $0.15 tipped

EOS: weekly market analysis (from 2 December to 8 December 2019 on a BTC / EOS pair) Last week EOS made a remarkable leap forward; unfortunately, however, already from the following days this currency has begun to retrace and today it is found substa...

Bitcoin Halving - 158 days away. What does it mean for the Bitcoin Price?

1 day ago 2 minute read DimitarM $0.15 tipped

In May 2020 we will have the 3th in history Bitcoin halving.  Every 4 years the Bitcoin mining reward is being cut in half. This is a mechanics embedded in the Blockchain to delay the Mining of all Bitcoins until year 2140, which is more than a lifet...

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies for Two Years (2018 & 2019) - Month Twenty-Three - Down 85%

5 days ago 4 minute read starthere $5.60 tipped

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Users are creating more than 35,000 Crypto wallets Of ETH daily.

1 day ago 1 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.14 tipped

Bitcoin (BTC) is the most popular crypto In the world and the most valuable one at CoinMarketCap but the one who get more users to create crypto wallets is the second most valuable asset at CMC the Ethereum (ETH) . (source intotheblock). The Blockch...

Stellar Vs Ripple: Which one deserves your investment?

1 day ago 2 minute read jordanjnr $0.14 tipped

This post took quite some time and effort to put together. I'd love a tip and follow to encourage my work. Cheers! First off, I'd like to state that this article isn't like my other versus articles. This is a comparison of both technologies to see wh...