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.

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How I Turned $100 To $1500 And Lost It All In Under 48 Hours Trading Bitcoin And Altcoins

1 day ago 5 minute read Dikenh0ff

Hey folks, since I don't want to flood you with cryptocurrency news which, though important, are not always interesting, I've decided to do another section. Here, in this particular blog, I'll be publishing some of my interesting moments as a full-b...

Crypto Market Surge or Orange Man Purge? Likely, Post Fall US 2020 election outcomes..,

2 days ago 19 minute read thunderboltkid

First Danger, this is my biggest post (largely for my own reference throughout the year), however it might even be arguably the best tip for 2020 I share. if you have little patience for big posts, please move on.. ;) Provided the "stars align" (appa...

You don't need the next Bitcoin, you only need the next XRP I How to become a millionaire through math

3 days ago 7 minute read Cryptolohy

Okay, let me explain.   This post is not a pro-xrp/ripple post. I have already stated that I don't like how Ripple (the company) handles its project and how dumps mercilessly on unsuspecting retail investors, to the point of having successfully train...

I Read About DigiByte. Here's What I Found Out.

1 day ago 6 minute read SkinnerCrypto

So, in my quest for more sweet, sweet Crypto, my journeys take me to ever increasingly interesting and maybe slightly obscure digital currencies. This is actually a currency I first learned about from FireFaucet (Fair Warning: Shameless Referral Link...

Bitcoin price prediction after halving in 2020

3 days ago 5 minute read Changelly

Every 210 000 blocks (approximately every four years), the miners’ reward for the mined block in the Bitcoin network is halved, and new coins begin to appear two times slower. This process of reward reduction is called Halving and will take place unt...

Bitcoin (BTC) addresses - what do BTC address look like and how is it generated?

1 day ago 5 minute read Changelly

Today we’ll explain the working principle of Bitcoin address. How many bitcoin addresses are there? Do bitcoin wallet addresses change? What do bitcoin addresses look like and how is it generated? How to find your bitcoin wallet address? Let’s focus...

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency

4 days ago 4 minute read Smoljanović

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency So Many Cryptocurrencies The main reason there are so many cryptocurrencies is to leverage blockchain technology in all the areas that can benefit including but not...

I Randomly Chose a Cryptocurrency: CPUChain. This Is What I Discovered.

3 days ago 5 minute read SkinnerCrypto

So, I'm doing this exercise again because last time (VOLT Token) was really fun - albeit challenging. Today happens to be the 19th of February, so I went on down to my friendly neighborhood CryptoSlate and searched on page 19 of their coins - ranked...

Bitcoin transaction explained - what is BTC transaction and how does it work?

1 day ago 6 minute read Changelly

Blockchain can modernize the system of mutual settlements and radically change the work with external regulators. The uniqueness of the technology lies in the immutable and irreversible nature of data in a chain created on a cryptographic algorithm....

What is Dogecoin (DOGE)? — 'Joke Gone Viral' — Beginner's Guide

2 days ago 3 minute read cryptomagis

Dogecoin was designed primarily as a joke – off the back of the "Doge" meme that was circulating online several years ago. Due to its relative early release in the crypto cycle (2013) by a programmer called Billy Markus, Dogecoin quickly became popul...