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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PIVX — Altcoin Appreciation Month

6 Mar 2019 3 minute read Mike Bateman

Private Instant Verified Transaction — PIVX Original Upload Date: April 2nd 2018 Private Instant Verified Transaction (PIVX) launched back on January 31st 2016 as a fork from the coin DASH. PIVX was created with the ideas of DASH in mind along with p...

Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Moved to Another High Security Prison

21 Jan 2019 1 minute read Gary Leland

Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Moved to Another High Security Prison Ross Ulbricht has been transferred to another high security prison where he will probably be locked up with fewer murderers and hardcore gang members than previously. But he will be with...

Tokenized gold? Valuable cryptocurrency

13 Mar 2019 1 minute read xlubecx

Paxos CEO, Chad Cascarilla, said in an interview with Fortune magazine that the Paxos cryptocurrencies, which will be backed by precious metals, will be released this year. It is not yet clear whether it will be a gold token, or a mixture of many pre...

Stellerro (Alternative digital banking)

1 Jun 2019 2 minute read iccel35

After the discovery of blockchain technology, new developments in cryptocurrencies emerged. These developments are enough to be exciting for those who like crypto money. Until recently, Krypto currencies can only be changed digitally and can be used...

Weekly Overview and Outlook for BTC

6 days ago 1 minute read ReviewAndAnalysisChris [CH]

Last week, BTC made a low at 9718, 102 pts. below key planetary support at 9970 - 9820, and made a high at 10499, 79 pts. above key planetary resistance at the 10200 - 10420 weekly level. A bullish reversal occurred on Tuesday's key day. The high com...

Update 13: Cats cryptocurrency prediction experiment!

1 Jul 2019 1 minute read Piet246

After a week in which BTC skyrocketed to  13.800$ and came down to earth back to 10.500$. I will give an other update of the prediction of Dikke Streep my cat. The expiment was as followed. I put 5 physical coins of cryptocurrency in front of the cat...

Qtum (QTUM) | An open-sourced blockchain application platform

1 week ago 1 minute read NassiroV

Image Source Qtum Qtum is an open source protocol based on the PoS consensus. It is a hybrid blockchain application that works with technology combining a fork of Bitcoin Core and an optimized and more advanced version of the Ethereum process. Qtum,...

QuadrigaCX end game finally arrives- exchange declared bankrupt

10 Apr 2019 1 minute read Blockspectator

The Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX has declared its bankruptcy – putting an assumed end to one of the longest and strangest cryptocurrency sagas in many years. The accounting firm Ernest and Young have been appointed to handle the bankruptcy from here...

Is Estonia the new Haven for Crypto Scammers?

27 Jan 2019 1 minute read Daniel Pinkowski

Being new to this industry, but having a good business background  I occasionally go to website for news information to do my research. During my searches at the bottom of some of these news website I found promising Advertisements for making large...

BREAKING!! BITCOIN REACHES $7000!!

11 May 2019 1 minute read Anonymeros

NEWSFLASH Bitcoin is reaching the magic $7000 today! The coin keeps exploding! Not only Bitcoin is exploding these last days, also the altcoin market is going to the moon. It is not yet clear why we see such a tremendous growth, especially today. Des...