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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What Famous People and Leading World Thinkers Said about Crypto, Bitcoin and Blockchain.

24 Dec 2018 1 minute read Igor Tomić $15.15 tipped

The first article for the blog is a collection of graphics that feature short quotes from well known thinkers, businessman and celebrities on their thoughts on crypto, bitcoin and blokchain.   Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft "I think it's [Bitcoi...

How will the Bitcoin ASIC Manufacturer Market Evolve in 2020?

1 day ago 6 minute read MinerUpdate $1.66 tipped

This Miner Insights piece was originally published in crypto mining publication MinerUpdate. Subscribe here for the latest updates. Bitmain’s dominance waned while Canaan succeeded in listing publicly in 2019. As 2020 progresses, we analyse the compe...

Understanding the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technology [An Indepth and Non-Technical Explanation]

1 day ago 12 minute read CryptoSorted $1.31 tipped

What is Blockchain? What is Cryptocurrency? What is Bitcoin? How Does it Work? How Can I Benefit From it? How Do I Start? -This post is the answer to these and many other questions in the mind of those new to the blockchain and crypto space. Every jo...

Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in BTC being sent to crypto-currency exchanges by criminals last year

1 day ago 2 minute read rhyzom $1.26 tipped

Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis published a report on the 15th saying that it has traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin being sent by criminals to crypto exchanges throughout 2019, with the bulk of the transactions going to Binance and Huobi. "While e...

Creator Corner With Jason Nelson

2 days ago 1 minute read Scottcbusiness.eth $1.22 tipped

Me and Jason Nelson sat down for a little over an hour to talk about various topics in the crypto and blockchain space. We cover LBRY, EOS, The DLive acquisition and much more.   Come along with us on this journey as we explore these various topics....

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2 days ago 3 minute read Blockchain Anchor $1.21 tipped

I would like you to share with my followers something special. Not too long back I was a new writer on Publish0x platform and since then I have grown as a writer. I am one of the best because I've learned from the best and hard working, dedicated wri...

Bitcoin Some Best Truths That Nobody Told You

1 day ago 6 minute read Rubika Ventures $0.45 tipped

Get Bitmex, Bybit, Derebit, and Binance trading signals and all market insights for free in our official telegram channel https://t.me/rubikaventures. First Of All The article you are going to read below is an improved, revised and updated translate...

PODCAST: EP2 - Bitcoin Breakout?! What's up with BSV - with Jeff Kirdeikis

1 day ago 1 minute read boxmining $0.44 tipped

Hey Everyone - We just launched our Cryptocurrency "Bitcoin Boxcast" -  a new cryptocurrency podcast dedicated to providing high quality Bitcoin and cryptocurrency content. Would love to hear your opinions and thoughts on the format! Episode 2: Bitco...

Build your Own Crypto Mining Colo, OFF-GRID - Crypto Power Tower

16 hours ago 13 minute read thunderboltkid $0.40 tipped

The" Dream Mining Power Infrastructure" for Crypto Miners?  Reliable Super Cheap Power, Security and always connected, located where you want it to be. I have been working on this Crypto Mining Power challenge for the last few years as my main focus...

The History of Cryptocurrency [A Comprehensive Guide]

1 day ago 5 minute read Blockchain Anchor $0.38 tipped

In this article well be discovering the very science behind cryptography its evolution from earlier technological inventions and come one step closer to discovering Satoshi Nakomoto identity. In The Beginning.. In the beginning there were analytics a...