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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Developing Your Own Crypto

25 Dec 2019 5 minute read 2 comments localtoledoan

 There is a big difference between cloning a coin and developing a coin. Cloning is essentially nothing more than using a text editor to find and replace specific text within code. To make it appear as if someone developed the coin in question, where...

BTC - Hashrate makes new all-time high!

25 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Doc

Bitcoin's hash rate is now again at all time highs! So much for miner capitulation like many of the latest news articles would have you believe. Hash rate seems very much tied to price action right now. Any kind of positive price action and it goes b...

Chinese authorities seize hardware for mining cryptocurrencies, 7000 confiscated devices, for a value of over 10 million dollars

24 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

To report it is CCTV on Sunday, but the news began to spread via social media only starting from yesterday; according to reports, the Chinese authorities have seized something like 7 thousand cryptocurrency mining machines; all this was the result of...

Crypto - Poloniex drops KYC following US exit

24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Doc

Poloniex announced they are dropping KYC for withdrawals under $10k In a surprising and somewhat shocking move, Poloniex announced last week that they are doing things their own way. While the rest of the world is going towards KYC, Poloniex is goin...

Bitcoin's dangerous dominance levels

24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 3 comments 0xgult

I am not sure if anyone noticed this but BTC dominance is now dangerously close to 70%. An year or so back, this number was lurking around 50%. I don't think this is very healthy for the market. While I agree that most of the shitcoins should die, I...

I quit crypto for a month

24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments MadMaxx

Kindly leave a tip on this post if you enjoy it! I quit crypto for a month  I didn't trade. I didn't read the news. I didn't even check the price. For 30 days. 30 long and hard days. You want to know what I learnt and why I did it? Keep reading below...


24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

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Ethereum is in trouble.

24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments MadMaxx

So, who else has noticed Ethereum lately? No trends. Sideways, up or not. It's just been ranging. A lot. Many say it's because if the upgrades to its blockchain. But I just think that the currency is dying. It just got delisted from a major exchange....

Price analysis 24, Dec Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash.

24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

Bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, XRP and BCH has almost lost 4% in its price in the previous 24 hours. Here a price analysis of five cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin/USD Bitcoin is at $7,102.89 with a loss of -4.14% in its price in the previous 24 hours. Bitcoi...

Why We Should Buy Tron (TRX) | Complete Elaboration How Tron Has Completed Bullish Setup For Breakout Soon

24 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments moon333

Bear Move And Formation Of Wedge: From Jun 2019 to Sep 2019 after taking more than 70% drop the world's 11th largest cryptocurrency Tron is moving in a falling wedge now, the formation of this chart pattern was started from Oct 15 2019 the in mean wh...