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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That time I decided to make living of Cloud Mining

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 1 comment DimitarM

Back in the summer of 2017 I bought a new PC and found out that VGA/CPU mining was actually a thing, so I started earning small amounts of XMR of my Ryzen 5 and RX580. Latter in the summer I lost my job and had lots of free time so started reading/wa...

Bitcoin 08/17/2019 by dobobs

17 Aug 2019 4 minute read 0 comments dobobs

Live Cryptocurrency Market by: 한 줄로 읽는 암호화폐 뉴스(Daily Crypto News, 08/18) [] [굿모닝 비트코인] 0817 백트, 다음 달 비트코인 선물 출시 확정, 홍콩 시위대 뱅크런 선언.. 비트코인 상승 힘입을까? [] Pri...

BlockBurn $BURN Token Raising.

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

Cryptocurrency has a volatility market and tokens with that are Inflactionary tends to loose value due to that coins like BlockBurn get created to combat those problem and reducing the supply help the asset to gain more market stability and the asset...

Bakkt to add more crypto futures contract depending on what customers wants. Here's how you vote for your coin!

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments WiseFishCM

In interview information just came that Bakkt will add more crypto future contract's depending on what customers need, We just need to mail them with our request!Take a minute and send them your request! "We’ll consider additional contracts as the la...

From Zero to Hero - How to start with Bitcoin and Crypto with Zero investment. Part 1

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 5 comments DimitarM

I decided to create a short guide on how a person can start collecting bitcoin the easy way without investing any of his own money into it. All of those are legit websites that can be used in order to collect bitcoin. The following accounts are neede...

Altcoin 08/16/2019 by dobobs

17 Aug 2019 3 minute read 0 comments dobobs

Live Cryptocurrency Market by: VanEck's Gurbacs Predicts Rise In Bitcoin Interest As Negative Yield Bonds Reaches $15 Trillion [] The International Monetary Fund has reported subdued growth around the globe as th...

Satoshi to be revealed Sunday Aug. 18 at 4pm EDT?

17 Aug 2019 2 minute read 4 comments viraladmin

New claims of a person claiming to be Satoshi will be revealed Sunday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. EDT on the Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings website The claim is that this will be a three part reveal with indisputable evidence. It...

Money Is Only Backed By Faith

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 8 comments Scott Cunningham

In the past 100 or so years, the US dollar has gone down about 95%. Bitcoin has gone up over 7000% in less than 10 years. Yet, people continue to bash Bitcoin and question what really backs Bitcoin? There's nothing backing US dollars aside from fait...

Future of Bitcoin

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Cryptonomist

Bitcoin has been struggling to stay above 10000 USD limit, however it fell below 10000 USD on thursday.It dipped as low as the 9500 USD before rebounding. A survey done on future of bitcoin, more than 600 people has responded that they believe bitcoi...

A whale and a disaster - Bitcoin

17 Aug 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Medal182

A bitcoin "whale" made a series of huge Bitcoin downloads recently, reported the "Whale Alert" website on August 14.According to a series of cryptocurrency monitor publications, there were a total of three transfers from the same wallet, the first of...