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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Don't Be Fooled!

1 Apr 2019 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

Crypto Watch TOP #3 (Sponsor TaxToken) * SEC postpones decision on Bitwise’s bitcoin ETF proposal; decision set for May. * Massive Bitcoin exchange hack exposes Bithumb’s arrogant disregard of security. * Ripple just signed a deal with leading Indian...

The Bithumb Exchange was hacked!!

1 Apr 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb on Twitter has briefly announced that her platform's withdrawals and deposits have been temporarily suspended. Bithumb subsequently reported on his site that he had taken this step after an abnormal number of selection...

Drawings on Tesla: Trone (TRX) and Justin Sun

1 Apr 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

The lucky man @uzgaroth almost lost his win. Justin Sun said after the draw that he was invalid and had to run again. The reason for this was that the draw video was compressed due to Twitter's capacity requirements and was therefore not transparent...

SEC postpones the Bitcoin ETF verdicts: Will they help to approve Bitwise's findings?

1 Apr 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expected to postpone its decision on applications for Bitcoin ETF approval. The application from Bitwise Asset Management was lodged on 15 February, and the SEC should have commented on it by 30 Mar...

SURVEY: Superhero results by Insights Network reveal Superman is user’s favorite vigilante

1 Apr 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Blockspectator

A new set of survey results released by blockchain-based company Insights Network has shown that Superman remains the original and favorite superhero for those surveyed. The survey was carried out by Insights Network- following on from their recent...

bitcoin end-of-month analysis

31 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Matteofazz

we are very close to the high of $ 4236. in the monthly we have 2 beautiful green candles that we have not seen in all 2018; what is the beginning of a new bullish cycle ??? on the logarithmic graph nothing new we are approaching the trend line in y...

Where does the money come from on the blockchain?

31 Mar 2019 4 minute read 7 comments connecteconomy

Unlike our traditional currencies, like Dollars, Euros, Yen, etc, cryptocurrencies are NOT issued by an authority like a central bank of a country. In the decentralized world of blockchain technology, money is being issued based on a set of rules and...

What are hardware wallets and why are they important to you?

31 Mar 2019 6 minute read 9 comments liquidsteel

Read to the end and get some free coins! “Would you walk around town carrying a million dollars in your pocket?” is the imagery some invoke when pitching hardware wallets. That analogy is not entirely correct. The better analogy is asking whether you...

Bitcoin: the SEC postpones the decision on Bitwise ETF and VanEck SolidX

30 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Matteofazz

Despite the positive words released by the SEC commissioners in recent months it was therefore decided to postpone the decision again. Overall the SEC has 240 days to comment on an ETF. Today's decision implies that the SEC took another 45 days, pos...

Cryptocurrency need their "WiFi moment," says Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson

30 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

Charles Hoskinson, founder of IOHK, which is involved in the development of Cardano cryptocurrency (ADA), said the cryptocurrencies industry needs a new impetus. He likened it to "WiFi or Bluetooth momentum", the arrival of which meant a big leap for...