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.

In the future, how many bitcoins can you become a whale? (Look at your compliance)

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read nanzhu1 $0.16 tipped

The title is actually a post on this week's reddit: The landlord said that 10 years ago, even if you had 10,000 bitcoins, you wouldn't be a giant whale - you can only buy a pizza. Today, you have 1000 or even less bitcoin, which is enough to be a wh...

Upbit delists privacy coins

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.07 tipped

South korean crypto exchange upbit recently announced to delisted privacy coins due to money laundering issuesOn September 19 the exchange announced that they will be delisting privacy coins like Dash, bittube, havven, monero and zcashFrom Septembe...

CME exchange to launch bitcoin futures market

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.05 tipped

Chicago based crypto currency exchange Cme or Chicago mercantile exchange announced to launched bitcoin futures optionsThe CME group announced they will support bitcoin futures trading option by quarter 1 (q1) by 2020On September 20, The head of Cme...

Bitcoin miners become bullish on 60% raise in difficulty

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.04 tipped

Bitcoin mining hashrate topped all time high this year by break all the records Recently bitcoin mining hashrate raised to 1 quallion hash of power in the chain. As a recently bitcoin also seen a little lift on the price too But the raise of suddent...

Stripe raises $250 million in funding round

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.14 tipped

Payment gateway giant stripe announced to launch a Separate lending and a crypto backed platform recently To support and develope the project stripe raised funds in support of the project. Stripe announced to launch a funding donations round to raise...

21/09/2019 Price Update: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litcoin, OX(ZRX), STEEM, Steem Base Dollars (SBD), Basic Attention Token, Bitshare, PVT (pivot coin), DAI, XRP, EOS

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read Danoskie $0.08 tipped

  Hello,How is you day going?It's another edition of DAILY CRYPTOS PRICE UPDATE.Today: 21/09/2019For crypto's bears vs bulls, some of the coins on my list have gone bullish, especially OX(ZRX) with +10% increase from $0.22 to $0.25 between the time o...

21 September 2019 Betting Tips

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read betebet $0.10 tipped

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Bitcoin Anonymity and Pedophilia.

21 Sep 2019 3 minute read Juan Molina $0.18 tipped

The Bitcoin Value Traditional currencies, such as the dollar or the euro, have value because they are backed by governments and the assets that a nation possesses. But beyond this money that they have forced us to use (we never had the opportunity to...

Because we must use The Power of Diversification in our portfolios.

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read derwin25 $0.17 tipped

Investing is easy, the hard part is doing well. Diversification is a technique where investors share their investments in various financial instruments with the objective of maximizing their returns. In this way, risks that would be assumed in...

IS L7 a scam, not sure but I have checked my transactions they appear real

21 Sep 2019 1 minute read steverobert $0.27 tipped

Ok so I wanted to see if the transaction I was told happened actually did happen. I know the site may be scam but if the transaction is real, then why walk away with 400 million with what they charge 40% of the transaction, they can walk away with 40...