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.

BAT, Bitcoin, and many other cryptocurrencies have dipped

42 minutes ago 1 minute read MichaelMS $0.03 tipped

BAT has gone down by nearly 10% in the last week, and so have a lot of other cryptocurrencies, including 0x, Dash, Litecoin, OmiseGO, Nano, both BTC and BCH, and tons more. Now is a great time to buy crypto, as a down almost always means an up. If yo...

Twitter's Square Won Bitcoin payent

45 minutes ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.04 tipped

Twitter's Payment startup company Square announced to launch a Bitcoin lightning network for users on the platform Now, Twitter and Square CEO jack dorsey tweeted that they have won the patent to implement lightning network tool kit for developers It...

Turkey makes an average monthly cryptocurrency transaction of $ 500-700 million.

1 hour ago 2 minute read kripto sedat $0.06 tipped

  Turkey makes an average monthly cryptocurrency transaction of $ 500-700 million. 1 million Turks make an average monthly cryptocurrency transaction of $ 500-700 million - last-minute economy1 million Turks make an average monthly cryptocurrency tr...

Litecoin (LTC): Is it really a good time to buy? - Weekly Price Prediction

1 hour ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.13 tipped

Litecoin: weekly market analysis (from 18 January to 24 January 2020 on BTC / LTC pair)   In this analysis, we will mostly try to understand together what can be a good entry point to go long on this coin, since the feeling is that the last increases...

Create your own Crypto ETF

2 hours ago 1 minute read AlexanderBradley $0.10 tipped

Why diversify ? Diverse investments mitigate risk of loss and can offer significant return improvements over any single asset. The dawn of crypto enables anyone to set up their own portfolio at near zero cost. Moreover, I present tools to enable anyo...

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TIGER TRADE — Innovative Trading Platform for Bitmex, Binance (Futures&Margin), Bybit, HitBTC, Brokers, MT5 and more

3 hours ago 1 minute read Meta Atman $0.13 tipped

Review:Innovative trading platform for cryptocurrencies, futures and indexes Supported connections: Crypto exchanges: Bitmex, Binance, ByBit, HitBTC Brokers: GAIN capital OEC, Rithmic, MetaTrader 5, InteractiveBrokers Build a c...

Venezuela and Cuba evaluate possible commercial trade using Petro.

3 hours ago 1 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.04 tipped

It's seems the Venezuela government and Cuba have strictly plans to maintain commercial trade using Petro (PTR), Venezuelan cryptocurrency pegged into barrels of Oil, in a near future. This settlement will make the two countries to maintain the bilat...

Big Deeps Today 24/1/2020

3 hours ago 1 minute read Danoskie $0.14 tipped

  Hello peeps,How is your day going?It's me again on cryptos price update and now, I'll be sharing with you some of the cryptos that went down greatly with little or not much expectations from the users/traders.Let's get started. 1. BlockPrevious pri...


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