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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Crypto Meme of the Day | June 21, 2021

21 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto Daily FX

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Bigger Crypto Money Means Bigger Crypto Problems

20 Jun 2021 2 minute read 1 comment AlucardLife

A few things to look out for when your bags grow a bit. Remember, all transactions on blockchain are viewable. So when you get a bit more money, you become a target no matter how anonymous you are. Two things to look out for: Bots will frontrun big o...

The New Era of YOUR Money

19 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments vwilliams

Cointiply Playtime Rewards are Back

18 Jun 2021 1 minute read 10 comments CPJB2021

  Most of you already know and probably use Cointiply for a while, but im not sure if you noticed, the new playtime rewards on their mobile app... Its paying a very nice amount of coins/satoshi for the time we spent playing some of their games, and w...

Video contest period extension!

18 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments

Hello Icarians,  We want to give some more time to the contest so more people can participate.Full article, click here of contest entries, 20/07/2021! #BSC$ICA $ZETH $ZBTC Kindly consider checking around

Crypto Meme of the Day

17 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto Daily FX

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UNIO airdrop, just paste ERC20 wallet address to claim UNIO.

17 Jun 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Crypto Douglas

How to claim airdrop To claim the airdrop just go to and then click on airdrop. It will take you to the bottom of the homepage(you can manually go as well). There you just have to paste your ERC-20 address(not an exchange address but an...

Earn $3 worth AMP Tokens on Coinbase

17 Jun 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Batha

Here we go with another with another Coinbase drop; Sign up on Coinbase by clicking here --> Coinbase Sign up you will need to have your account verified, this is standard procedure.  *It does often occur that even if you hold an account on coinbase...

Free Crypto Gambling Sites

17 Jun 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Jack216

Free Crypto Gambling Sites Now let me start of by saying I don't encourage gambling. I'm just listing them because you can turn the free crypto into something bigger without having to spend a cent. How ever these websites give you a faucet you can us...

10 Crypto Commandments

16 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Sergei Nemetz

  1. I am BTC thy God, no other crypto before me. 3. Thou shalt not make coins or banknotes of me. 4. Thou shalt not discuss BTC in vain. 5. Remember the halving day. 6. Honour your Satoshi and your Nakamoto. 7. Thou shalt not burn BTC. 8. Thou shalt...