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.


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CoinGecko Introduces “Trust Score” to Combat Fake Exchange Volume Data

16 May 2019 5 minute read CoinGecko $2.53 tipped

In traditional markets, exchanges with high volume equate to high liquidity. However, in crypto markets, exchanges with high volume do not necessarily equate to high liquidity. This is because many of the unregulated exchanges engage in wash trading...

Hybridization of Equities and Tokens

29 Aug 2019 3 minute read Cryptoonestop $2.52 tipped

“We’re witnessing the creative destruction of financial services, rearranging itself around the consumer.” -Arvind Sankaran   Code is consuming everything in our lives. First, code ate information, today code is eating finance. As a result, we will...

What is Enjin coin -beginner's guide

1 week ago 2 minute read Btcbeginners.com $2.52 tipped

What is  Enjin coin Enjin coin is Ethereum based cryptocurrency token created for the virtual goods and with smart contract capabilities where the Enjin ecosystem consists of blockchain developer SDKs, Enjin wallet, and Enjin block explorer, market p...

Top 10 Active Ways to Make Money With Cryptocurrency

1 week ago 9 minute read MoneyWiseAlpha $2.51 tipped

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Bitcoin Forks Explained

2 weeks ago 5 minute read MintDice $2.51 tipped

Recently, the Bitcoin Cash Fork and its accompanying mining war have been making the headlines. In fact, whenever there is a fork of any cryptocurrency, it generates a decent amount of buzz and even fear.Understanding Bitcoin forks, including how and...

Bitcoin price analysis - when i should buy?

1 week ago 2 minute read zulonga $2.50 tipped

Introduction After that bitcoin triangle drop that took many by surprise, we have to know what the next step is, is there going to be another price laretalization? Is it possible to fall further? In this article I will show you a summary of my bitcoi...

'Satoshi Nakamoto Dead ' BitMEX CEO

2 weeks ago 1 minute read Richard M Adrian $2.49 tipped

Identity of Bitcoin Inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto   A decade since inception and the popularity of bitcoin is still on the rise. Yet the creator of the peer to peer payment system has remained a mystery to date. However, according to the Chief Executive...

Are Cryptocurrency Security Threats Stifling the Market

16 Aug 2019 4 minute read MintDice $2.49 tipped

The digital nature of Bitcoin makes it vulnerable to hacking. While traditional banks holding fiat currencies are not exempt from breaches, incidents happen more frequently with cryptocurrencies. Since the emergence of Bitcoin, the loss due to theft...

2019 wouldn't have the best things at store

31 Dec 2018 1 minute read armarshamas $2.49 tipped

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