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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.

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


Russia exports its cheap excess power to Kazakhstan, this also have miners staying in Russia

1 hour ago 1 minute read 2 comments Patch

In a move, not many saw, Russia has struck a deal to provide electricity to Kazakhstan and its mining sector. Why now? It appears to be yet another side of the perfect storm that semes to be ravaging most of the world with energy prices and inflatio...

INVESTIGATING THE CRYPTO SCAMS

1 hour ago 1 minute read 0 comments Wolf2015

Being an Internet detective is one thing, the best thing about it is to help those before someone takes their hard earned cryptocurrency. Let us dive into another Bitcoin Protection article with this being Mede Trade.   Bitcoin Virtual Cards MedeTrad...

Why The Rich Should Love Crypto

2 hours ago 3 minute read 1 comment Suerte Panda

Bienvenidos mis ositos, tu siempre eres mis queridos! (Welcome back little bears you are always my dears!) My jaw dropped when I saw the ocean view. About a year ago I had a chance to visit a premium penthouse near a beach. On that day I swore that i...

Slightly Unrelated: A Case for Bitcoin (Part 1 of 3)

3 hours ago 3 minute read 1 comment ADA Crunch

  When I first got introduced to the Crypto world, I met Bitcoin. The idea of cryptocurrencies seemed revolutionary and a positive development for the world. So I wrote a little paper on the advantages of Bitcoin compared to traditional currencies (...

You Don't Have To Be A Big Corporation To Start 401 K PLAN , CRYPTO

4 hours ago 2 minute read 0 comments Queenofdarkness

Using crypto in 401k plans. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is that it can help to reduce investment risk. By investing in crypto, participants in a 401k plan can spread their risk across a number of different assets, which can help to minimize the...

WOMAN. LIFE. FREEDOM 🇮🇷❤️

4 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

(Trigger warning) Say Her Name... This is Nika Shakarami... A child who was murdered by the Iranian Islamic Republic for burning her headscarf during a protest...? For not wearing a hijab...? No, not really... Cos as we have seen in this last few wee...

Bitcoin as country currency

4 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments D3v3l

For one thing, many countries are falling in love with cryptocurrencies thanks to their need for economic growth and improvement. Specifically, countries in Central America are at the forefront of this trend. They're embracing digital money thanks to...

Bitcoin - Analysis & The State Of The Market

5 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments Sapphire

FED Pivot? The market appears to be getting bullish. However, this seems to be yet another “false” indication. I know that there is a lot of positivity due to a possible FED pivot, and the fact that the whales have once again begun accumulation. Howe...

🎵And here they come again🎵: EU forbids centralized exchanges and providers to service Russians

8 hours ago 2 minute read 2 comments Kovichni

Ahhh first they came for the 10K hodlers, then they came for the rest as history has proven they inevitably would time and time again. Decentralization, decentralize, decentralized. These are the magic word(s) in crypto which if you haven't figured o...

Analysis-BTC/USD-6-10-2022

9 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments rob101

Forecast BTC/USD-It's bearish move Bitcoin (BTC), a recognised as the world’s first digitalised currency a.k.a cryptocurrency. Bitcoin price is subject to volatile fluctuations making it historically popular for traders making handsome profits while...