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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The Collective IEO - Crypto Community Management Company - CDEX Token

15 May 2019 2 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

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🔥 SHORT NEWS FROM THE CRYPTO WORLD..

15 May 2019 2 minute read 0 comments 215

Facebook Joins Two Former Coinbase Employees Social media giant Facebook has previously added two law compliance experts to Coinbase, one of the world's largest crypto money exchanges in the US. Mikheil Moucharrafie has been working on the world gian...

Crypto Crap

15 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments TheCryptoCurator

Crypto Watch TOP #3 (Sponsor iTrustCapital) * Game Changer? Crypto prime dealer SFOX unveils FDIC-insured accounts. * BitGo ventures beyond custody with service that makes it look like the DTCC of bitcoin. * Coinbase makes Stablecoin USD Coin (USDC)...

AN INFOGRAPHICS ON BATMINE PLATFORM FEATURES

15 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Brahvo2k4

️BatMine is eco-friendly mining project. The Batmine Team plans to open a professionally built and operated crypto mining center in the European Union with the fastest hash power and lowest electricity rates available. This jurisdiction was chosen f...

How do bitcoins sound?

15 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments BtcSapiens

There are many useful tools in the cryptographic world, one of them is the one created to "see and hear" in real time the transactions of the Bitcoin network in a very curious way. BitListen allows to give sound and visual warnings in real time, onc...

Cosmos/Bitcoin/Tether (14 May) #ATOM $ATOM #BTC $BTC #USDT $USDT

15 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoStation

  ATOM had some reversal signs, but this is a new coin and it's not a good buyzone to keep long-term If you don't have ATOM, you can buy at 50000sts or 3.8$ Recommend selling area in this wave : 55000sts or 4.5$ Stoploss if price is lower than...

Profit and loss homology, talk about path dependence

15 May 2019 3 minute read 0 comments xglh

Speaking of the words "profit and loss, homology", it is an investment concept that I first entered into investment. At that time, I felt that there was some mystery. If the profit was profitable, the loss would be a loss. How could it be "homologou...

Storj/Bitcoin (15 May) #STORJ $STORJ #BTC $BTC

15 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoStation

STORJ is in a good buyzone and here STORJ can rebound nicely. Unfortunately, the good buyzone has passed, at 2700. However, I think we can still buy at this priceStrategy for STORJ, buy a half at 3000sts and a half at 2700sts. And wait to sell at 390...

Litecoin hits 99997,9 USD per coin ATH!

14 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments kingscrown

This is not a joke and not from some illiquid exchange.This happened today on Binance at LTC/PAX pair. Keep in mind withdrawals from Binance are closed until todays maitenance that will take 5-6 hours. Sick things may be happening till then. So now...

"Coin Circle Chatterbox" Can't see, look down, can't understand, too late

14 May 2019 4 minute read 0 comments xglh

001  10 years ago, Ma Yun said that the Internet can change people's lives and is also considered a liar. Those who say that others are liar, life is not bad, the quality of life is worse every day!    And those so-called "liar" in the past became t...