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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4 Best Bitcoin Privacy Products Everyone Should Know About

19 Jul 2020 7 minute read 14 comments BitShills

A lot of people still think Bitcoin as a private and anonymous payment network, when in reality it is one if not the most transparent payment network in the whole world. And there are many ways you can leak your precious financial data that could le...

🚀 Where You Can Find The Best Price To Buy Crypto?

1 Jul 2020 1 minute read 18 comments Dapp.com

Bitcoin, ETH, EOS, Ripple, etc, there are so many cryptocurrencies. Binance, Coinbase, Bitfinex, Huobi, etc, there are so many exchanges.  How about the prices among all these different exchanges? Just a small price difference? Certainly NOT! Take B...

Battle of Privacy Coins! Comparison of Top 3 Privacy Coins XMR ZEC DASH

1 Mar 2020 4 minute read 32 comments Mnox

There still seem to be a common misconception that Bitcoin transactions are anonymous. Bitcoin transactions are not anonymous. They are pseudonymous. All transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain is stored forever and they are available to be viewed by a...

Soon Your Friends Will Start Asking About Bitcoin Again

3 Jul 2020 4 minute read 29 comments Bragato18

Remember when your friends used to ask you about Bitcoin? If you were around during the 2017 crypto bubble, you probably remember the first time a friend, family member or even just a loose acquaintance, asked you about Bitcoin. It was a strange feel...

The true value of Bitcoin cannot be expressed in relation to FIAT

25 Apr 2020 4 minute read 25 comments MichDon

The simple truth is that Bitcoin will be an important pillar in the global financial system. In my opinion this is a matter of time and not whether this is going to happen. You may find this a bold statement. But if you step back and observe some mac...

Work, Full-Time School, COVID & Crypto-Life

16 Aug 2020 6 minute read 56 comments Thomas Wolf

Apologies to my followers for my absenteeism; my life has taken a turn and I am still adapting.How does a man do it all and still have time for crypto?  I'll let you know when I figure it out!The last while my family has had an increasingly harder ti...

July Report: Crypto, Precious Metals & Stocks

31 Jul 2020 4 minute read 29 comments Thomas Wolf

Today I wanted to discuss how the markets have been behaving in relation to each other, particularly in how crypto is stomping all over the "competition" aka FIAT-oriented services such as stocks, and how precious metals are responding.Bitcoin is cur...

Building Passive Crypto Income Streams Is A Must!

2 Jul 2020 2 minute read 16 comments Sapphire

Passive Crypto Is Absolutely Essential Post 2020 I think passive income is the absolute dream to work towards and I think most people would agree with me. However, most people have no idea how to get started along the road to financial freedom. This...

The Cost of a Cryptocurrency Mining Setup in 2021

16 Nov 2020 4 minute read 10 comments MintDice.com

As the price of Bitcoin starts to soar once again, society has a renewed interest in getting involved in the mining of cryptocurrencies. However, starting out as a cryptocurrency miner is certainly not cheap, and you need to make sure you have all th...

2020, the Year of the Proof of Stake

21 May 2020 3 minute read 11 comments PKcrypto

The second largest blockchain platform in the world by market capitalization, Ethereum, has been looking to shift to Proof of Stake since 2014. Co-founder Vitalik Buterin sees PoS as key to ethereum reaching maturity. “Ethereum 1.0 is a couple of peo...