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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07 July 2020 Betting Tips

19 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments betebet

Today’s Betting Tips I choose the following for today. Here are my picks. Good luck… Watford FC v Norwich City: Under 3 AH Arsenal FC v Leicester City: Over 2.25 AH Kuopion Palloseura v FC Inter Turku: Over 2AH US Lecce v SS Lazio Roma: Over 2...

Crypto Website Review:

20 hours ago 2 minute read 1 comment Schire is probably one of the most used crypto site by beginners where they can earn BTC for free. And I can attest to that, so today, I will be giving you my honest thoughts about this site. Before anything else, I want to say that this site i...

Been lurking over in BeerMoneyForum lately trying to keep a thread alive.

20 hours ago 4 minute read 0 comments tipplenurkey

BMF is a decent platform if you want to get the opinion of the general public on an investment platform.  They are also pretty good about identifying scams after enough people call out the platform in a particular thread.  I like to look for things t...

Coinmarketcap 06/07/2020

21 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments sevillaespino

We start another week of life as well as a new week of work in our beloved world of cryptocurrencies, I wish you all much success for your investments whether they are short or medium term. Today's market starts the week with a very good increase be...

Loans and Credits: not the same.

22 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Monolith

Usually, we consider that "loan" and "credit" are synonyms, but in reality they are two different products. Let's see what the difference really is. A loan is a financial operation in which an entity (such as a bank) or person, gives another a fixed...

VISA Is Hiring Bitcoin and Ethereum Engineers

23 hours ago 2 minute read 2 comments FarewelltoMinds

In recent news, VISA has announced they are seeking a blockchain engineer. So if you’ve got the skill set, go ahead and respond to the job.  Let's look at the job posting, as there is a lot to unpack. Visa's Commercial Payments organization is resp...

Creating passive Income with Crypto

23 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments CyB3RNooB

     There are many ways to create a passive income with crypto. I like the idea of putting my coins to work and watching them grow over time. A few websites that I use for interest earnings on my crypto are BlockFi and Nexo. Each one of these sites...

Episode 98: Quant Deep Dive! The All In One? XRP BTC XLM ETH Corda Hyperlegder? Live Stream!

7 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NewCreationCapital

Audio:   Video:     Join The New Creation Cronies Telegram Group In Episode 98:  We deep dive into Quant and the Over Ledger in a live Stream  This is our Story of the Day Story Related Links: What is a blockchain operating system an...

The Flippening

7 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments CPix

In 2017 there was a lot of hype around an event known as “The Flippening”. All this event referred to at the time was whether Ethereum’s Market Cap (Ether Price * Circulating Supply) would become larger than Bitcoin’s Market Cap (Bitcoin Price * Circ...

Lessons To Take From The Ravencoin Inflation Attack

7 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Brennan

Ravencoin, a project listed in the top 100 on CoinMarketCap, was the latest cryptocurrency to suffer an attack on its network. A hacker managed to successfully exploit a vulnerability in the project's source code to increase the supply by roughly 1.5...