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.

Giant-Sized Bitcoin Catalysts for Q4 2019

10 Sep 2019 2 minute read Wstanley224 $0.63 tipped

Giant-Sized Bitcoin Catalysts for Q4 2019 Bitcoin has been stuck in a rut at the end of Q3 2019. As world stock markets react a global instability and large corporations and investors begin to adopt blockchain technology, now is a great time to be bu...

The security behind virtual currency

10 Sep 2019 4 minute read Johnni Dys $0.18 tipped

Many people prefer not to risk money on something they do not know, for many cryptocurrencies offer no security, but this is not true, behind a bitcoin there is a series of encryption that ensures that virtual currency is secure and untranslatable, b...

Mining in the cloud

10 Sep 2019 4 minute read Johnni Dys $0.16 tipped

Many people have the dream of mining their virtual currencies, but have no purchasing power to buy equipment or set up a mining RIG, do not know what a RIG is? In the article on mining virtual currencies, we teach you how to do one, but back to the s...

Daily Price Overview - Where The Top10 Crypto's are Headed?

10 Sep 2019 6 minute read CryptoChartWizard91 $10.51 tipped

The cryptocurrency markets are in an interesting position as cries for altcoin season start to increase across the crypto sphere. As Bitcoin starts to show signs of weakness, many altcoin holders are starting to wonder if its time for the elusive “al...

Curate Bitcoin 09/10/2019 by dobobs

10 Sep 2019 5 minute read dobobs $0.04 tipped

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of CURATION. Every investment and trading move involves risk. You should conduct your own research when making a decision. Current Market Pr...

Increasing Demand For Personal Details On The Crypto Ecosystem

10 Sep 2019 4 minute read ketcom $0.20 tipped

Opening a bank account used to be very tasking because some of the requirement needed to complete the process of verifying if you are the real person you say you are made it impossible for some people to open a bank account. First you needed a means...

Bitcoin price Targets, Traps and More!

10 Sep 2019 1 minute read Workin $0.87 tipped

Bitcoin continues moving sideways, testing investor patience. In today's video we'll discuss where price may be heading next, key areas to watch, targets and so much more. I hope you find it helpful. Video Analysis: I hope this has been helpful. I’...

Exciting times - FUNfair Update - Interview with Jez San by BlockTV

10 Sep 2019 2 minute read michaeljn $1.26 tipped

This is one of my favourite projects, regardless of poor performance on the market. The actual project itself does seem to have a sound fundamental use case, and a strong community of supporters. The process FUNfair has taken is a long drawn out on...

The cryptocurrency market update: Bitcoin and major altcoins locked in tight ranges

10 Sep 2019 1 minute read goldenforex $0.17 tipped

Bitcoin is floating around $10,250, basic $10,000 limits the drawback. Bitcoin SV is the best-perfroming altcoin with over 4.5% of additions. The worldwide digital money market is a blended picture during early European hours on Tuesday. Bitcoin is e...

Pundi aj Stellar obrovské Giveaways

10 Sep 2019 2 minute read Cryptoinvestsvk $0.13 tipped

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