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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How To Setup Bitcoin Diamond Core Wallet | Bitcoin Diamond

21 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Crypto wallets info

  How To Setup Bitcoin Diamond Core Wallet. Bitcoin Diamond is a global currency that you can use to purchase products from any country and have them shipped to your doorstep, anywhere in the world. It all costs less than a penny per transaction and...

MasterCard expand Crypto program and onboard Wirex, the first native crypto platform.

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

MasterCard is working on their crypto card program more accelerated, expanding efforts to onboard more fintech companies to be part of their card issuance network, and today they made a deal with Wirex, the first native Cryptocurrency platform grante...

Canada's largest bitcoin exchange was accused of falsifying 90% of trading volumes

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

The Ontario securities Commission (OSC) has accused Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare of illegally inflating trading volumes by almost 600,000 BTC. According to the regulator, in the period from July 17, 2018 to December 4, 2019, 90...

Play To Earn Crypto: CryptoRize

21 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Schire

As promised, I'll be making a review again about an app where you can play and earn crypto for free. This app is called CryptoRize. This is a very fun game where you play by combining similar-looking crypto coins. Just touch or click two or more coin...

Coinmarketcap 20/07/2020

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments sevillaespino

Well my we arrive to next Friday with the weekend, I hope the market keeps up with us and we have a weekend of good news or stability as well as I wish all my supporters have a nice Saturday and Sunday. Today's market to end the week has achieved an...

Day 6! 2 Dollars

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 3 comments NerdyRanger

Ok, today is day 6, it is a big day we will be withdrawing money from publish0x and CoinPot. I was actually scared this morning that I might not get my publish0x coins because, when my withdrawal request was accepted it was 3:03 on Monday in where ev...

Grayscale: $ 750 million in bitcoins collected in the second quarter of 2020

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source The Grayscale fund specializes in investing crypto-assets for institutional investors. These seem insatiable, and Grayscale has to buy increasingly impressive amounts of bitcoins. The second quarter alone posted an increase of over $ 75...

Bitcoin and the crazy millionaire | He stole $ 4.5 million, but his story ended badly

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source The madness of greatness -  The story I'm going to tell you is only too classic: that of a man who presented himself to everyone as a genius investor who became rich thanks to cryptocurrencies , in order to extort funds to his unsophist... – Weekly Recap #3

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment TronList

Nowadays time flies so fast – it has already been yet another week since our last weekly recap. So what happend in the past 7 days? After the release of the 14 Endorphina Slots last week, 39 new Booongo Slots were added to the game sectio...

Bitcoin, the global payment of tomorrow | Zap startup raises $ 3.5 million

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 2 comments NassiroV

Image Source Zap, the Bitcoin-only startup is thus behind a wallet of the same name . But it does not intend to stop on such a good path: other more advanced applications are thus in the pipeline. And for these new projects to succeed, Zap has just...