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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Tired of Bitcoin and Ethereum High Fees? Watch This.

6 Jan 2021 1 minute read 88 comments Tao of Satoshi

On days where there is lots of trading due to market runs in Bitcoin and Ethereum, the fees can become astronomical. But these days only exacerbate the problem. High fees from these blockchains are prohibiting use from people who don't want to pay mo...

The Time Has Never Been More Right

29 Jan 2021 1 minute read 31 comments Ben

We are living through incredible times. #Bitcoin #WallStreet #NotSoRobinHood And the need for self-custody has NEVER been more apparent with certain traditional exchanges showing their true colours when their chips are down. The time has never been m...

Your Guide to Making Money in Crypto

12 Jan 2021 5 minute read 33 comments AlucardLife

I've written quite a few posts making fun of normies and nocoiners. I admit I've experienced a bit of PTSD when trying to discuss crypto with folks outside of the community — they look at me like I'm an alien or something. But there's so much value h...

Why You Should Not Buy Bitcoin with PayPal

15 Jan 2021 2 minute read 38 comments Filip Poutintsev

PayPal’s cryptocurrency integration is an embarrassing attempt to deceive non-crypto people. There’s been a lot of talk about recent integration of cryptocurrencies to PayPal. While in terms of PR this is of course very positive publicity for Bitcoin...

My Crypto Earnings (March)

31 Mar 2021 5 minute read 30 comments johnwege

March has already come to an end; it is crazy just how fast the year is flying by. But as always, the end of the month means my favorite time has come again. This is the time that I calculate all of the income that I have been making in crypto for th...

My 60 Years Old Father Got His First Crypto Today 😁

17 Feb 2021 3 minute read 54 comments acesontop

Today BTC marked a new ATH of $51,615, and on this day my father, who is 60, got into crypto. He asked me to buy some cryptos for him and I have executed the orders asap. No, he hasn't bought a whole BTC or more, a matter of fact I just bought him 2...

Why $AMPL Will Be a Better Digital Cash Than Bitcoin

8 Feb 2021 4 minute read 25 comments Brawnd0

Today, the entire industry received some great news. Elon Musk is finally on the Bitcoin bandwagon after the announcement that his company, Tesla, purchased $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin. Yes, one point five BILLION; This is some fantastic backing f...

How Much Bitcoin Should You Own!?

28 Sep 2020 5 minute read 36 comments johnwege

There are many people that invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for the technology and potential it has to change the world.  But then there are people who are investing in the bitcoin and crypto space just for the financial gains that it can...

How To Get More Bitcoin When You're Poor!

23 Jan 2021 6 minute read 34 comments johnwege

Let's face it, we would all like to have more bitcoin.  No matter how much you have in your portfolio, it never feels like enough.  The majority of people reading this article probably believe that owning bitcoin or cryptocurrencies could generate li...

Talking You Through a 20% Crypto Market Crash

18 Apr 2021 8 minute read 27 comments AlucardLife

I was right in the middle of doing an expose on Chainlink 2.0 and the market decided to take a big steaming dump in my face. Holy shit, I'm looking at a 17.3% red number, and it doesn't feel good. Guys, this is when millionaires are made. Bottom line...