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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Focus on Bitcoin Utility Growth Potential – This Is How Changpeng Zhao Got a Fortune of $96B

18 Jan 2022 3 minute read 2 comments ssaurel

Bloomberg has just revealed that according to its latest estimates, Changpeng Zhao has a fortune of at least $96 billion. If you don't know who Changpeng Zhao is, you might think he's just another billionaire who doesn't even make it into the global...

How To Explain Crypto to Friends and Family - Crypto Whiteboard 101

24 Dec 2021 1 minute read 5 comments The Part Time Economist

Picture this, you're sitting down for Christmas dinner and Aunt Sally is fussing a little Susie for kicking her feet under the table and telling her that she will not be getting any dessert till she finishes the green beans that your grandmother cook...

Mike Ermolaev: 3 reasons behind the recent crypto market fall

17 Jan 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Mike Ermolaev

After a year of gains and record highs, cryptocurrencies are going through a turbulent time, and the market is in extreme fear territory. Why is this not surprising? There have been several major events we need to chew on.  The crypto market has suff...

Telcoin: Project Overview and Price Prediction.

30 Dec 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Swapzone

The future of blockchain systems is bright, evident from the number of ecosystems that are currently offering their services or emerging. One of these is Telcoin that aims to provide hassle-free payments to its customers. The mentioned blockchain is...

Bitcoin Crashed and Coinbase Punched Tether While GameStop Assembles an NFT Team

8 Jan 2022 3 minute read 1 comment Allen Taylor

In the last few weeks, bitcoin has been holding fairly steady close to the $50,000 range. But Thursday afternoon, the price of bitcoin plunged almost to $41,000. Some prognosticators are tying the drop to the Fed’s announcement on interest rate rises...

Bitcoin Opens Your Eyes to the Trap of the Consumer Society and Offers You a Way Out

5 Jan 2022 3 minute read 6 comments ssaurel

Once we enter the month of December, not a day goes by that you don't see on television or the Internet a whole bunch of advertisements for things to buy. Things to give to your children or your loved ones. Items for your beloved wife. This period fo...

Bitcoin - On the Origins of “HODLing”

29 Dec 2021 5 minute read 6 comments hifi.crypto

Listen to this article as a podcast. The entirety of humanity’s history has been spent in a quest to improve lives and livelihoods through hard work and technological advancement. The vast majority of people over the millennia worked for years on en...

BITCOIN HISTORICAL MONTHLY CHART - January 1st, 2022

1 Jan 2022 3 minute read 1 comment TrevorBalthrop

Helloooooo out there in the world of Bitcoin! My name is Trevor and we are ending the final month of 2021 with an updated Historical Chart for Bitcoin! Feast your eyes upon the full chart here 👇Now if you are looking at this chart for the first time...

The Crypto Bear is Around the Corner | RekTimes Weekly Markets 1.20

31 Dec 2021 5 minute read 1 comment Zacharias

  31 December 2021: Happy New Year's from RekTimes! With the cryptocurrency market breaking down yet again over the past week and 2022 quite literally around the corner, it is time to put together long term plans for the upcoming new year. Last week,...

Buying Into A Bitcoin Dividend?

11 Jan 2022 5 minute read 14 comments hifi.crypto

💰Do you want a chance to win $25 in Bitcoin, paid straight into your wallet? Entry is easy so don’t miss your chance to win!💰 Full Rules Here Listen to this article as a podcast here. When we were young, many of us had the opportunity to learn the...