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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10 Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Pass $15,000 In 2020

2 weeks ago 6 minute read MoneyWiseAlpha

Time sure flies, the first month of 2020 has gone, and we are now entering February!  Well, the cryptocurrency markets have started the year well with Bitcoin now over $9,000.  February has traditionally been a good month for cryptocurrency, and I e...

(Compilation) What is the best Ethereum explorer? (19 explorer reviews!!!)

2 weeks ago 8 minute read wwzsocki

If you are a beginner and want to know what’s going on within the Ethereum network, then you need to become familiar with block explorers.They are extremely useful tools for checking on the state of the network, individual transfers, addresses, balan...

Weiss ratings agency upgrades BTC and ETH to an A- or "Excellent" investment rating

1 week ago 5 minute read mduchow

Weiss ratings industry opened in 1971, primarily rating Indices and Securities. However, in 2018 they expanded into the digital asset markets and began to apply their unique ratings method against Cryptocurrencies. As with any establishment financial...

History of the Blockchain Market in Stats and Future Trends

5 days ago 2 minute read pheonixdown-dee

Since the crypto bubble pop of 2018, the market has seen continuous growth. As blockchain infrastructure improves so does the Dapps using it. In this article, I will be taking a look at the current industry stats in blockchain and potential future tr...

ADA(Cardano) Review: Ouroborous Praos?

4 days ago 5 minute read MadMaxx

I think I have found a true gem. Cardano is a cryptocurrency that was launched in 2017. It's development team had been working on it since 2015, and they felt that the project was ready 2 years later. Cardano claimed(and still claims) to be a thir...

Crypto Dummies Lesson Series From The Cryptocurrency Market Part Two

2 weeks ago 7 minute read Rubika Ventures

We continue now with the second chapter of the series for dummies, in which we want to offer an integral space for those people who are new to the cryptocurrency market and who practically need to know many important concepts. Remembering that these...

Crypto Income #8 Mining vs Nodes

1 week ago 8 minute read knohen

Welcome to my guide about nodes, masternodes, staking and why it is better than mining in the long term. I will go over the most common requirements to run a node like a server with a static IP. Also I will provide you with my experiences and results...

Was 2018 a part of a plan much bigger than Bitcoin? (Was 2017 Designed)

2 weeks ago 13 minute read mduchow

Following the events of 2017, Bitcoin endured complete and utter collapse, devastating retail investors around the world and leaving them with one question: How can a seemingly unstoppable asset with infinite potential have such weak support? On the...

The Best Crypto Exchange To Buy Bitcoin, Trade and Invest

19 hours ago 14 minute read CryptoSorted

For both experienced professional crypto traders and new crypto investors; there’s only one clear choice for the best crypto exchange to buy bitcoin and trade cryptocurrencies –KuCoin: The People’s Exchange. Backed by established institutional invest...

I Chose a Cryptocurrency at Random. Here is What I Learned About It.

1 week ago 6 minute read SkinnerCrypto

I think it goes without saying that the Crypto Space is FRICKING GIGANTIC. I wouldn't say that just because of total 24 hour volume or total market cap overall, but because there are literally THOUSANDS of different Crypto projects out there. They're...