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.

Bitcoin prestrelil 10 000$

22 Jun 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Cryptoinvestsvk

  Ak sa vám moje videá páčia a chcete ma podporiť budem Vám vďačný   Bitcoin adresa 1BxBkKLJFryqEh9UDWJfgM8RRbtbvhF1eU Litecoin adresa (LTC): LLBwfcxYaxrR9nv52opeHQHPQV47eKx9C4 Ethereum adresa (ETH): 0xDC9EB8652c5127F24685fa0129945A4F45BB51cF ERC 20...

The man who bought two pizzas for 10,000 Bitcoins bought two more pizzas with bitcoin

22 Jun 2019 2 minute read 1 comment Roberto D.

Then Laszlo Hanyecz wanted to prove that the cryptocurrency worked. Now he wants to show that Lightning Network works, a system to 'bypass' the fees for purchases This is the most famous bitcoin story. On May 22, 2010, a boy bought two $ 30 worth of...

Bitcoin topped $10 000 at the first day of the official summer

22 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment DimitarM

Bitcoin just kicked the Crypto summer at the first day of the astronomical summer :)  As per my observation, the current price of $10800 is the highest price for the last 15 months - since the begining of March 2018. For me the next big goal is the a...

Is Bitcoin's next stop $11,500? Or is it Topping Out?

22 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Workin

Just a Quick Update before I go to bed...I'm BEAT! ;-) I've read all your public and private messages on my various social sites. Thank you for the incredible support and love you've shown me. I apologize for not answering all your questions, but hop...

Huge Spike In Bitcoin Price! $10,694 Right Now

22 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments duckmast3r

Am I the only one that's seeing this spike in bitcoin? This morning I was telling my coworker that it was getting close to reaching 10,000, but now look. Since about an hour ago it's been spiking like crazy. It's now up to 10,694 so it's gone up by a...

Bitcoin's Critical Breakout! - New Crypto Rules PASSED! - Ripple CEO Buy's Bitcoin - Altcoin Season

22 Jun 2019 2 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

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Crypto is Gambling

21 Jun 2019 1 minute read 2 comments MBYZ

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[Iran] buys Bitcoin …. NNNOW!!!

21 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments benzmuircroft

Iran shot down a U.S drone? FF [YES] WW [NO] Sanctions? no more aid? funds cut? Who co...

Is Electroneum's Instant Payment System Compatible with the Bitcoin Whitepaper?

21 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptobellum

I wrote the following over 8 months ago on my website, Cryptobellum, and it's worth repeating even after this long bear market. We already know Richard Ells likely read, The Psychology of Decimals before deciding on a two-decimal place currency. Elec...

Bitcoin Breaks Out...Eyeing $10,000!

21 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Workin

Yesterday I discussed a likely breakout to $9,700-$9,800. Today bitcoin has exceeded those targets, climbing as high as $9,930. Daily volume has spiked from about $15 billion to over $20 billion. In today’s video I discuss where price may be heading...