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.

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


24 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Creativeboy

Coin news   Market Wrap: Bitcoin Trading Flat, Holding at $9.6K! by coindesk.comTrading volume in the crypto market weakened Tuesday but bitcoin is still holding strong from a recent rally.... Bitcoin News Roundup for June 23, 2020! by coindesk.comAs...

Get the right mindset

17 Aug 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Nengi147

Get the right mindset. Ever go to sleep at night with list of plans for the next morning to “start your day right” and instead find yourself pushing the snooze button when it’s time to rise and shine? I know I’m certainly guilty of this, and I think...


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Banks Don't Work - a Play in Two Acts

17 Jun 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Crypto Numismatic

The following actually happened today... I drive to work this morning around 7:10am. I was already in a rush to get out the door because I had to run to the store for the wife. My habit of eating something in the morning (typically called break...

Tezos (XTZ) Rockets to $2.80, Stabilizes in the $2.70 Range

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Thomas Dylan Daniel

Tezos Rockets to $2.80, Stabilizes in the $2.70 Range Tezos followed up its late night rally Saturday night with another jaw-dropping performance during the day Sunday, spiking to $2.80 for a gain of almost 50%. Hours later, the price seems relativel...

What is mintos?

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Overmind

Who feels unsecure by Crypto Lending here is a way you can lend your money and get 11.78 % in average on your lendings. Mintos is the leading P2P lending platform in europe. Here some facts about Mintos. - Transparency: Mintos is known for their tra...

Ripple on the rise?

1 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Panzer

Ripple is slowly rising and it is currently trading above $0.1750 against the US dollar. The price is likely to face hurdles near $0.1780 and $0.1800. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.1760 on the hourly chart of the...

58% Bitcoin HODLers willing to wait & Hold even if BTC price does not Break the 10K barrier till they die!

15 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments LinkStar

A Twitter poll conducted by Peter Schiff, American stock-broker, economist, author and host of Peter Schiff Show Podcast asked Bitcoin HODLers how much more shall they wait for Bitcoin to stay below $10,000 before they ‘throw in the towel and sell’....

Media: PayPal with 325 million users will add support for bitcoin

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

The payment system plans to give customers the opportunity to trade cryptocurrency and store it on the built-in wallet. This feature may appear by fall.PayPal payment system with a client base of 325 million users plans to add the possibility of dire...

Was the operating system used by Satoshi Mac or Windows?

31 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment ...

Laszlo Hanyecz, one of Bitcoin's early developers, clarifies the answer to the old riddle: What operating system did Satoshi use to build Bitcoin? Most people know Hanich as the "buyer of pizza with 10,000 bitcoins", but that has led to his role as a...