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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"Coinbase Effect" On OmiseGo: Is The Good Old Days of Coinbase Pump Back?

23 May 2020 1 minute read 16 comments xqanxxx

It was on the 14th of May that Coinbase announced the listing of OmiseGo(OMG) on CoinbasePro and later on Coinbase. Both announcements can be said to have influenced the surge in the Price of $OMG within a period of one week. OmiseGo is up about 176....

How I earned my first Bitcoin! (And how I lost it)

7 May 2020 5 minute read 13 comments Kurza Twarz

Hey guys!   Since this is my first post on this site, I would like to say “hello” before I start.     Thank you. Todays topic used to be very painful for me back in the days, but I already reconciled with it. This story have a very important message...

Last Chance to Buy Low?

4 May 2020 2 minute read 18 comments Thomas Wolf

Update 5-4-2020 @ 10:55 pm CTZ:  The markets restabilized at $8,880 - will it hold, drop, or rise?  I say rise: I never stop watching the markets, and I'll never stop obtaining more crypto, regardless of the market prices.However, from an investor's...

The REAL Coinpot Roller Trick with PAYMENT PROOF

27 Apr 2020 21 minute read 85 comments Thomas Wolf

This is the real one.  My reputation relies on it, as always.  There is irrefutable evidence that this pays below in this article; I know how many scam versions of this are out there and that's why I went through a thorough process to prove the real...

Satoshi (probably) didn't move the 50 bitcoins and will not move his fortune.

25 May 2020 4 minute read 10 comments zulonga

Browsing this site and other cryptocurrency forums I noticed a subject that left me very puzzled, you probably have read about the 50 bitcoins that have been moved from an inactive wallet since 2009, this wallet actually belongs to one of the top 10...

Safehaven Showdown - Why BTC is Outperforming Gold During COVID-19

25 May 2020 5 minute read 8 comments The Part Time Economist

Most of us crypto enthusiasts are well aware of the fact that the government's favorite prescription for any kind of economic downturn is to fire up the printing presses. This rapid inflation of the money supply causes investors to seek out safe have...

My experience in installing Atomic Wallet

16 May 2020 2 minute read 20 comments Ruma

Yesterday I was just exploring through the public0x website. I just randomly selected the dashboard option and found that all the mandatory fields are completed. Then my eyes stuck on the payment tab. Oh, Public0x pays you for your post. Good :) I qu...

Financial Markets Radar Against Bitcoin Halving News

4 May 2020 9 minute read 9 comments Rubika Ventures®

This week financial markets are entering a phase of slight recovery. We have already seen from the last months ago how many assets reached many floors below zero degrees. We saw the oil fall on the ground, it was reported that a multimillionaire lost...

How BlockFi is Compensating SOME Users For The Personal Data Breach - And Not Others

21 May 2020 3 minute read 25 comments Wantandable

For those who aren't in the know when it comes to BlockFi. They are a custodial platform whereby users can store their cryptocurrency and receive interest on crypto-assets, as well as borrow against crypto on the platform to achieve favorable interes...

Cryptocurrency and the benefits of ecology. How does "green" mining work?

10 May 2020 5 minute read 10 comments Kluma

Mining digital money is often blamed for the fact that it causes harm to the nature. However, the situation is changing right now. How a new type of asset helps grow strawberries in Canada and why the main friends of miners are wind, sun and water Mi...