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.

In this tag, read Bitcoin (BTC) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.


Opinion - CryptoTab browser is a scam

19 hours ago 2 minute read 7 comments k88.io

You may have heard about https://cryptobrowser.site/en/ - the chromium-based browser that claims you can mine BTC while browsing the internet. My BS radar went off all over the place when I heard it. Here are my reasons A personal computer is not tha...

The U.S. Can Maximize Freedom With a CBDC

19 Jan 2022 1 minute read 4 comments Allen Taylor

As you probably know, Wikipedia is the de facto encyclopedia of the Internet. It’s so well-respected, they’ll let anyone write or edit its content. Even your Uncle Jack who dropped out of seventh grade because he flunked gym. Well, guess what? The Wi...

Bitcoin Ready For Another Test Of $40K?

19 Jan 2022 1 minute read 2 comments FX Empire

Bitcoin settled below the major support level at $42,600 amid broad crypto market pullback. Bitcoin looks weak technically and may find itself under more pressure if Treasury yields continue to move higher. Higher Yields Push Traders Out...

Mommin' It Mondays episode 68 December 20th 2021

18 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Mamaecrypto

It is time to catch up with all the content created in 2021 and truly move into 2022. I am excited for what's to come in the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Regardless of the price action in the next few days I have already made...

Top 3 Cryptos to Hold Over 2022

9 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments FX Empire

The crypto sphere is diverse and the investors are getting positioned for 2022, with three coins flashing on the radar as the most interesting ones. A new year has arrived, and the cryptocurrency market remains unstoppable in terms of volatility, gi...

18 Jan 2022: Regulated Crypto Powerhouse!

18 Jan 2022 5 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

"We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us."-E. M. Forster Bitcoin: $41,786.37 | Dom: 39.6% | HR: 190.211 EH/s Breaking: Pantera's new venture fund sees $1 billion in total commitments. Bi...

SCAM ALERT: Crypto Scams That You Should Avoid

18 Jan 2022 4 minute read 2 comments Thatsjanrey

In this video you will learn about common cryptocurrency scams and how you can also avoid them especially if you are new to crypto, read this article to know them, so let's not prolong it, let's get started. If you are good at crypto you can probably...

How to find the best coins in a bear market - Inflation rate and impact on the value

18 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptofab

In a bull market, nobody cares about the inflation rate of the coins since they are almost all growing. But in a bear market, the objective is to buy the dips in order to accumulate more cryptos which will take value in the longer term. Therefore, yo...

Gawd I hate centralized exchanges

19 Jan 2022 3 minute read 3 comments Kovichni

To get directly to the point; Yes they can be very economical. By that I mean I got me some iExec years ago for only 0.40 cents in fees, while doing the exact same on Uniswap or 1Inch today.....well   Those involved in Crypto and decentralized excha...

Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index at 24, gains no change from 1-day ago. Remains at "extreme fear." Jan 18th

19 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Netzien

  Hello Ox'ers. Bitcoin continued to be relatively volatile but appears to be holding support above the $40K USD/BTC. The Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index did not change from yesterday's level, and tonight, at 8:00 PM New York City time on Tuesday, Janua...