Bitcoin (BTC) News, Price Predictions and Opinions

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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What is OmiseGo (OMG)? How it works?

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments PrisonedBus9641

  OmiseGO is an open source payment platform, a decentralized public exchange based on Ethereum and an open source public blockchain. OmiseGo's goal is to provide better financial services for everyone, from those who use traditional banking services...

BTC at $430,000: Do you believe in fairy tales?

4 Aug 2020 2 minute read 5 comments Roberto D.

Bitcoin at $ 430,000 is a new forecast that emerged from the web, more precisely by the analyst Crypto₿ull (it has about 155,000 followers on Twitter, it followed, ok ..). The news also echoed on the cryptocurrency website dedicated to cryptopotato.c...

TK's 12 in '21

4 Aug 2020 2 minute read 2 comments thunderboltkid

From the Top 25, as you know them today (more or less) Compared to that infamous day 17-12-2017 @ 17:00pm (Thank you CoinMarketCap for preserving that Top 100+ view of the markets in 2017) In this post I subjectively (my opinions are my own) score th...

3 WTF things in the crypto world

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments yanis

Hello bitcoiners   In the crypto, there isn't only bitcoin and ethereum. There are also projects that looks like jokes but all these projects really exist !   1 - Is it a ponzi ? Yes ! Is it proud of that ? Yes !!! Ponzi schemes aren't always hidden,...

Bitcoin Is An Aspirational Store Of Value Says Fidelity

4 Aug 2020 5 minute read 0 comments Rubikav®

Bitcoin is “an aspirational store of value” and “an insurance policy” in times of increasing financial uncertainty, according to a new report from Fidelity Digital Assets, the agency in charge of custody and management of cryptocurrencies at Fidelity...

AKRO by KuCoin - Retweet Activity for the KuCoin Group AMA with Akropolis

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FreedomBuilder

🎁 Total Reward: Airdrop pool 60,000 AKRO ≈ $1,200. ✅ Create an account at KuCoin Exchange. 👉 Visit the AKRO by KuCoin Google Form. 🔶 Airdrop Terms and conditions: (All tasks are mandatory)📌 Create an account at KuCoin Exchange.📌 Visit the Google Form...

More than 20,000 bitcoins are now circulating on Ethereum

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source Bitcoin is on Ethereum - Ethereum allows you to "tokenize" any type of asset, whether it is stocks, commodities or cryptocurrencies. It is thus possible to create tokens corresponding to a bitcoin. They are called bitcoin wrapped . Acco...

Bitcoin price - BTC has a new target: $ 12,000

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Mickael Pasquier

BTC rebounded above $ 12,000 over the weekend and will seek to establish new support in the coming days. Bitcoin (BTC) jumped this weekend above $ 12,000 , though it quickly retreated to levels close to 11K. The crypto market in general, and BTC in...

BlockFi Progress Report 📈

4 Aug 2020 5 minute read 0 comments Cryptoonestop

Twitter | Facebook | Reddit | YouTube | LBRY | Patreon | Store Front Sign to the FREE newsletter to regular progress reports. BlockFi Update With growing crypto adoption and the masses entering the market, we can expect more regulations to be implem...

Withdrawal of stolen bitcoins from Bitfinex has become more frequent on the background of the four-year anniversary of the hack

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

A large batch of funds was withdrawn from wallets that store bitcoins stolen four years ago from Bitfinex. Over the past week, the total amount of coins withdrawn exceeded 4571 BTC (~$51.5 million).On August 3, Whale Alert noticed four transactions t...