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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.

Ethereum Vs Ethereum Classic: Which one trumps the other?

6 days ago 2 minute read jordanjnr $0.11 tipped

This post took quite some time and effort to put together. I'd love a tip and follow to encourage my work. Cheers! I'll go ahead and say it. I've always wanted to write this post. But what really got me to start writing it was this funny post by @cry...

Argentina and Venezuela: Rehearsal for Bitcoin urgent adoption

5 days ago 4 minute read cryptovato1 $0.11 tipped

Argentina has recently suffered a new wave of economic crisis. Let's just take a look at brief economic history of Argentina: During the 1930’s Argentina has been considered as one of the richest countries in the world. Due to populist government ma...

Binance supports latin American fiat gateways

1 day ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.11 tipped

World's Largest cryptocurrency exchange (by volume) has interagated latin fiat gateways on the platform The malta based exchange will now support fiat deposits and withdrawal in major gateways from latin countries  According to one blog report by bin...

What is Horizen (formerly ZenCash)? A privacy ecosystem.

5 days ago 4 minute read Treeπ $0.11 tipped

  What is Horizen? Before I get into Horizen, I’d like to start of with a quote on privacy by Edward Snowden. If you don’t value privacy then you don’t value freedom. “Privacy isn’t about something to hide. Privacy is about something to protect. Tha...

VeChain Foundation Hacked and $6.7 Million Stolen.

7 hours ago 1 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.11 tipped

One more Crime caused by Hackers in the crypto sphere and this time the Target was The Non Profit Organization VeChain Foundation ,where the Criminals found a breach in the Buyback address and stole 1.1 Million in Tokens worth $6.7 Millions. The Fou...

Electric Vehicles Charger Manufacturers in China.

5 days ago 1 minute read bitdebit $0.10 tipped

As Electric Vehicles are developing more in the China vehicle’s market, for an EV to run it needs the power that can get by charging. Since there is a need to know about the various EV charger manufacturers in China. Here is the complete list of Elec...

The genius of Bitcoin

3 days ago 1 minute read Digital Asset Thinker $0.10 tipped

The people who invented Bitcoin, the so-called Satoshi Nakamoto, invented a system allowing to send big amounts of money through a decentralized system. In parallel, many other cryptocurrencies arrived in the cryptosphere like Ethereum, XRP(Ripple) ....

Poloniex is kicking old crypto DigiByte

1 week ago 1 minute read kingscrown $0.35 tipped

The news just dropped, price is not aware yet so lets see what happends soon - i expect to see a dump since those news are never good for morale of investors. DGB is one of the old coins that used to trade everywhere in old days when there was not ma...

10 December 2019 Betting Tips

4 days ago 1 minute read btcbet $0.10 tipped

10.12.2019 Betting Tips I choose the following for today. Here are my picks. Good luck… Do not forget to take your 5 BTC Bonus at Cloudbet Olympique Lyonnais v RB Leipzig : Over 2.5Bet at Cloudbet Borussia Dortmund v SK Slavia Prague : Over 3 AHBet...

New season on bitmonds - luxury crypto concept

5 days ago 1 minute read NinoPi $0.10 tipped

WOW !!!   Exceeded in these hours the 30,000 Bitmonds generated. Thank you all!Small digital diamonds have been spotted in 23 different countries. This time we opted for a gift for everyone.Until 20.00 (Greenwitch UTC Time!) On Tuesday 10 December: G...