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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25 Cryptocurrency terms or words YOU NEED TO KNOW, right NOW!

2 days ago 6 minute read circuitops

Are you struggling to keep up with crypto enthusiast and crypto evangelist making fuzz with slang words such as "HE's a WHALE" or "BAT is breaking-out this month with 3% increase! TO THE MOON" on Reddit, publish0x, crypto communities, and crypto mark...

I Wanted to Be a Successful Blog Personality on Publish0x. This Is What I Did (Publish0x Tutorials).

4 days ago 7 minute read SkinnerCrypto

So, with the end of the Publish0x Contest in sight, I figure that I'd throw my hat in the ring for a portion of the COVETED PRIZES! Ah, Sweet Sweet Crypto. I hope you enjoy, and learn a thing or six from a "Professional" Internet A**hole, just like m...

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency

1 day ago 4 minute read Smoljanović

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency   So Many Cryptocurrencies The main reason there are so many cryptocurrencies is to leverage blockchain technology in all the areas that can benefit including but n...

Why Verasity Looks Ready To Go 20x

2 days ago 3 minute read AnalystX

In the last two months, the cryptocurrency market has gone through a revival of sorts, which has seen most popular cryptocurrencies rack up impressive gains in a short space of time. Though impressive, few cryptocurrencies have managed to generate th...

I Read a Draft Congress Bill That Wants To Regulate Cryptocurrency in the USA. Here's What I Learned.

5 days ago 5 minute read SkinnerCrypto

Alrighty, I have a juicy little topic to talk about. It is about the alleged Crypto-Currency Act of 2020 (You can read it yourself HERE), which apparently goes over what I would consider pretty sweeping potential crypto legislation in the United Stat...

Brave Brendan Eich Browser Overturns Advertising with Basic Attention Tokens Digitally

6 days ago 4 minute read Smoljanović

Brave Brendan Eich Browser Digitally Overturns Ads with Basic Attention Tokens The Advent Of Digital Advertising Advertising has entered the digital age with the advent of the Brave Browser thanks to the controversial Brendan Eich who paved the way...

Differences between Coinbase and Coinbase Pro

1 week ago 2 minute read Mamaecrypto

  Are you interested to know the main differences between Coinbase and Coinbase Pro? While researching about the two I gathered some information that I think will be helpful. Below I answer few questions that you might be asking. What is the differen...

North Korea Scale-Up Monero Mining Activity

1 day ago 2 minute read MinerUpdate

This Miner Insights piece was originally published in crypto mining publication MinerUpdate. Subscribe here for the latest updates. The second research report from threat intelligence agency Recorded Future highlights that North Korea have scaled up...

Coinbase Offers Margin Trading: Ask Yourself “Why?”

1 week ago 2 minute read FarewelltoMinds

Coinbase has finally arrived with a margin trading option. This is just a new way for them to make money off of gambling, but they aren't saying it like this. They instead just call if margin trading. They are beginning with a modest 3x amount of lev...

Ignore what they say, but watch what they do: Bitcoin goes from "based on thin air" to a threat in just 7 months

6 days ago 3 minute read mduchow

The last two months have shown a major shift in tone when it comes to the digital currency space. It wasn't too long ago, just back in July, when stock traders had declared Donald Trump as the killer of Bitcoin after he moronically tweeted out claimi...