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.

In this tag, read Bitcoin (BTC) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.

Transcendence at huge AIBC Summit in Malta

8 hours ago 1 minute read Teloscoin $0.15 tipped

A couple of days ago, the famous AIBC blockchain summit, which took place in Malta this time, was completed. Over the course of two days, the summit was attended by more than 6000 people from different parts of the world. This makes the AIBC Summit E...

I'm confused of the IEO is it scam or legit? - Initial Exchange Offering with back of gold?

8 hours ago 2 minute read Crypto Beeporter! $0.12 tipped

So this is it after all ICO's mostly scams now, I'm not sure if you heard about these  STO,IEO, IFO, IAO etc. But these 3 letters are already marked on my head and it's kind of interesting. I'm talking with IEO or Initial Coin Offering. If you heard...

Canada's Remembrance Day: Freedom is Never Free

10 hours ago 1 minute read Ravensklaw Rants $0.16 tipped

Today is November 11th 2019. Remembrance Day in Canada in honour of All the Canadian Armed Forces people who have bravely fought in foreign lands in order for Canadian citizens to have a voice, freedom of human rights, freedom of religion, freedom of...

Do You Actually Need To Know How Blockchain Works?

11 hours ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $2.05 tipped

You don’t need to understand how the blockchain works or how Bitcoin works to be able to use it or see its value. At first, that sounds a bit ridiculous, but when you think about it more, you’ll realize this to be true. To illustrate this I could ask...

A Bitcoin Price Full Overview - About Future Bitcoin Rate Of Price

11 hours ago 2 minute read Crypto News Publisher™ $0.05 tipped

 History Of the Bitcoin: Bitcoin is the Digital Cryptography Digital  Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System. Also its can exchanged By Many Exchanger sites.   Also Bitcoin is  presumed pseudonymous.   Creation: On 18 August 2008, the domain name bit...

Bitcoin mining giant goes public in Nasdaq

12 hours ago 1 minute read Ulu_Olcayto $0.04 tipped

  Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Canaan Creative will be offered to the public at Nasdaq on November 20, according to The Block. Bitmain's biggest competitor, Citi Group, Credit Suisse, Galaxy Digital and four other companies as contractors, a...

New notes in Tom Badley DAI Series!

12 hours ago 1 minute read Art $0.13 tipped

  📯NEW NOTES from Tom Badley DAI banknote Harriet Tubman on the 50! Priced at face value 👇 ☝️ Also released 100 DAI featuring Samuel Slater. Slater was an early English-Ame...

BAKKT's Custody Service Launched for Institutional Investors

12 hours ago 1 minute read Yasin $0.04 tipped

BAKKT, which aims to be one of the most important institutions of the cryptocurrency sector, has put into use something promising before its establishment.Adam White, BAKKT COO, announced in a blog post that the custody service is now available for...

Knowing Satoshi Nakamoto "Real Bitcon Creator"

13 hours ago 1 minute read cryptoscity $0.03 tipped

Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or people who developed bitcoin, created the bitcoin document and created and implemented the original bitcoin reference implementation. As part of the implementation, they also designed the fir...


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