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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Over the years I've learned being rich doesn't really have anything to do with money. That's being wealthy.(weekly crypto updates)

16 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

    What happened in the past week? Bitcoin ETF is up, Bitcoin is up, ETH is up and mostly everything is up, especially on Solana and some notable new projects on Base. What else? Read below: Bitcoin: Grayscale's GBTC saw only $44M in outflows...

StartEngine Raises That Intrigue Us - March 2024

3 Mar 2024 3 minute read 0 comments davidgyoung

This is NOT investment advice.  Investing in startups is risky whether it is via StartEngine or any of the other platforms.  Liquidity may or may not be an option for an extended period of time.  Let's see if we can toss out a few names on a monthly...

Bitcoin DeFi Series: tBTC

29 Feb 2024 3 minute read 1 comment Michael @ CryptoEQ

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Selling half of the portfolio (excluding XCH)

2 Mar 2024 1 minute read 1 comment My life My rules

Today I made the decision to cut half my portfolio. In the fight between profit, greed and common sense, common sense won. I believe that the market is very overheated and a strong short-term correction is expected in the coming days. Starting from 2...

Does Bitcoin (BTC) Need More Decimal Places?

2 Mar 2024 2 minute read 6 comments CryptoForAll

Those of us who own less that 1 Bitcoin (BTC) are familiar with seeing our holdings with eight decimal places, e.g. 0.00204503 BTC. Imagine if that changed to 0.002045039684, although thoughtful websites would probably add spaces, like 0.002 045 039...

Babylon: Is This Bitcoin Staking Protocol Changing the Game? What You Need to Know!

1 Mar 2024 2 minute read 1 comment Cryptofab

I know that most of you are Bitcoin lovers like me, and we absolutely do not want to put our Bitcoin on any protocol built by a company. So, when I first heard about Babylon, I was more than skeptical — as usual. That's why I delved into their Litepa...

HOLOZING | Possible Game mechanisms to prevent Cheating

1 Mar 2024 5 minute read 0 comments mango juice

Hello readers, If you love to play crypto-based games or like to invest in these types of web3 play2earn games, then you may know about Holozing, an upcoming 3D game currently being built in Hive blockchain and rumored to be launched later this year....

OKX And UniSwap Team Up To Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Trading.

1 Mar 2024 3 minute read 0 comments CryptoEntrepreneurs

The world of cryptocurrencies is constantly evolving and offers new opportunities for investors and enthusiasts. However, it also presents some challenges, such as the high gas fees charged for transactions on the Ethereum network, which especially a...

Bitcoin's Aggressive Pre-Halving Pump Debunked, And Why History Won't Repeat This Time...

8 hours ago 3 minute read 2 comments acesontop

Who would have thought back in 2018 that six years forward we would have a hundred billion dollars daily swings in the total market cap of cryptocurrencies? If I remember correctly, $80 billion is where we bottomed back in 2018, and now we've had ove...

Binance Halving Horizons: Bitcoin Odyssey Or Waste Of Time?

9 hours ago 1 minute read 1 comment Cryptofab

I read today a blog post about Binance Halving Horizons. It feels like the whole crypto world is buzzing about the coming Bitcoin Halving in April. Everyone's talking about how it could be a major turning point for the market, and Binance is throwing...