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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The return of the kings of the junkyard | No bitcoin is safe from this shock team!

13 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source The security branch of the Kraken exchange platform has become used to cracking hardwares wallets. After Trezor and Keepkey, it is the famous Ledger Nano X which seems to present two points of attack. Please note, do not panic excessive...

A Farewell Letter to Eobot: With Love, Alexx

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments doesalexx

For anyone new to it, Eobot is a cloud mining website and a mining pool that has been operating since 2013. They offered the options to "mine" in a lot of different coins, even doing so simultaneously, as you're actually getting a rate (expressed in...

Crypto is Easy, Issue #5

13 Jul 2020 14 minute read 3 comments MarkHelfman

Each month in the Crypto is Easy newsletter, I publish my thoughts on big-picture, global events and trends that affect the cryptocurrency markets. Read this month's piece, below. While I plan to continue reposting each monthly issue on Publish0x, y...

Goldman Sachs Can Say Whatever it Wants. Wall Street is Still Buying Your Bitcoin

13 Jul 2020 6 minute read 8 comments MarkHelfman

On May 27, 2020, Goldman Sachs hosted a call about bitcoin, gold, and inflation. Leading up to this call, the cryptosphere praised Goldman Sachs and buzzed about institutional adoption. After the call, they lambasted Wall Street’s ignorance and ridic...

Bitcoin launched Proof of Stake

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Kavi

Bitcoin was the vision of satoshi nakamoto  but the proof of work algorithm was no longer in trend in crypto industry and as major crypto like Ethereum (ETH) will be switched to proof of stake soon which somehow going to give complete competition in...

FlashBack Bitcoin Conference 2019 SF Video

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Mamaecrypto

I created this special slide to celebrate my best captured moments during last year trip to San Francisco while attending the Bitcoin 2019 Convention. It is amazing how much our world has changed since then. Sadly this year of 2020 the bitcoin Co...

DAILY CRYPTO NEWS AND MARKET RECAP On 13th July 2020

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Creativeboy

Coin news   Listen: What a Bitcoin Researcher Says About Lightning! by coindesk.comChaincode Labs researcher Clara Shikhelman has been studying mathematics in university since she was 14 years old. Now, as the bitcoin company’s newest post-doctoral...

Uncontrollable debt, collapsing economy | Bitcoin to the rescue in Argentina?

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source Argentina is currently in the midst of an economic slippage. Between the country's exponential debt and constantly rising inflation, Bitcoin could appear as a saving solution in the eyes of some Argentines. But to take a closer look, th...

Quick-Buck Opportunity #2: Earn Some Quick-Crypto With Coinbase: Earn

12 Jul 2020 3 minute read 4 comments Wantandable

Welcome back to another Quick-Buck Opportunity! I specialize in building passive income streams and sharing them with others, but this series focuses on opportunities out there "On-The-Line" to make some extra dollars (or Satoshis) quickly! So for th...

Lending Technology Providers Prepare for PPP Part 2

12 Jul 2020 2 minute read 1 comment FinRev

Late in the week, the U.S. Congress passed another coronavirus economic relief package. The legislation includes refilling of the depleted Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses, which most expect will be drained a second time — likely at a...