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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Beware of Middlemen Like Banks and PayPal That Try To Steal the Bitcoin Revolution From You

15 Jan 2022 3 minute read 4 comments ssaurel

Bitcoin adoption continues to grow. Not a week goes by without an announcement making headlines. This doesn't directly affect the price of Bitcoin on the spot market, but it makes sense: there's always a lag between the price of Bitcoin and the event...

Miners vs. Nodes: Checks and Balances on the Bitcoin Blockchain

5 Jan 2022 5 minute read 5 comments hifi.crypto

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Is Bitcoin really as polluting as they are telling us

21 Dec 2021 2 minute read 9 comments MikeZillo

Is Bitcoin pollution as holy as baby pee? Bitcoin is said to be polluting, to produce a lot of carbon dioxide and other things. Well, let’s start from the beginning. Bitcoin pollutes because of its validation method, called Proof of Work that require...

Bitcoin SV For Dummies: What Is Bitcoin SV Coin? How To Mine Bitcoin SV? Bitcoin SV Price Prediction. How To Buy BSV Crypto?

18 Dec 2021 3 minute read 8 comments StealthEX

Bitcoin SV (BSV) is a cryptocurrency based on the Bitcoin blockchain. It originated as a hard fork of Bitcoin Cash, and SV stands for Satoshi Vision. The primary goal of BSV crypto is to preserve the essence of classic bitcoin with increased scalabil...

Elon Musk vs. Crypto: how the Billionaire Influences the Market with Simple Tweets

27 Dec 2021 6 minute read 2 comments ChangeNOW

Elon Musk is one of the most influential people in crypto, but it wasn’t always the case. A little over a year ago, the world’s richest man with a $70 billion fortune didn’t tweet about Bitcoin and didn’t trigger huge market swings. During his lifeti...

Focus On What Really Matters

11 Jan 2022 2 minute read 4 comments acesontop

One of the biggest mistake that my parents have made and I refused to do, is to treat the present, or plan for the future according to past patterns, achievements or fears. I'm not a spiritual person, but I believe we are everyday creating a potentia...

You Will Never Have All The Answers – Use Mike Horn’s 5% Rule To Take Action With Bitcoin

24 Dec 2021 4 minute read 3 comments ssaurel

Mike Horn is a Swiss adventurer and explorer born in South Africa. He is a man apart with an incredible philosophy of life. He deserves to be known. Mike Horn became famous in 2001 when he completed a one-year, 6-month solo journey around the equator...

2021 Periodic Year End Review

3 Jan 2022 1 minute read 4 comments NZFX

Hi friends- Below is my customary month end periodic table of returns.   What a roller coaster of a year!  A few highlights:  We limped into January with Luna being the only one on this table putting up a positive month- and positive it was.  When yo...

Up or Down, You Need to Think About Bitcoin Like This.

17 Jan 2022 4 minute read 3 comments johnwege

The bitcoin market seems like it doesn't know what it wants to do.  For the last two months it has been stuck in a price range from $42k to $52k.  Constantly bouncing upwards and downwards within this price range.  There have been predictions by peop...

How Would Bitcoin, That Just Turned 13 Today, Do in a Recession?

3 Jan 2022 2 minute read 2 comments acesontop

Elon Musk has stated in an interview a few days ago that he's expecting world economies to enter a recession in spring-summer time this year and he's not the only one tackling this topic. Alessio Rastani, renowned trader, and have also...