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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Moved $ 1.1 billion in BTC: beware of whales!

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 13 comments Roberto D.

While the price of Bitcoin remains more or less stable at around $ 13,000, in the meantime an address, on the day of October 26, 2020, moved over a billion dollars in BTC. According to on-chain data, the owner of a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet has moved ove...

Cash Out Your Crypto With Bitrefill 😎 Zero Fees And No KYC!

26 Oct 2020 2 minute read 18 comments Cryptonator`s

Are you looking for a way to cash out your crypto without having to do any KYC and paying high fees? Well, I have found a solution. Let me explain what Bitrefill is and how you can use it to cash out your crypto fee-less and KYC-less. What Is Bitrefi...

Blockfolio: Track Your Crypto Investments

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Scott Cunningham

Have you heard of Blockfolio? It helps you track and stay on top of market trends and price changes and gives you relevant news updates. I can’t imagine tracking and accounting for everything without it. You can add in all the coins you have and mak...

Is bitcoin attaining the 'gold' figure?

28 Oct 2020 3 minute read 3 comments Dzoelx

Source As a newbie in the crypto space and before you grasped the concept of blockchain technology, you probably already regard bitcoin as the ‘digital gold’. Making cryptocurrencies tradable and integrating them on exchange platforms similar to that...

Microstrategy Wants to Invest More in Bitcoin

28 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

In an earnings call held on October 27, Microstrategy President Phong Le made clear that the company was looking to pour more funds to its Bitcoin (BTC) investments. Le noted both the financial and reputational benefit associated with the $426 milli...

What's The Number One Rule in Crypto? Will You Pass The Test?

30 Oct 2020 3 minute read 10 comments Bryan Divisions

Today we’re focusing on the number one rule in crypto. So before we give it away, how about a quiz to test your knowledge?   The number one rule in crypto is... A) never leave your crypto on exchanges B) always double check your transactio...

What if Altcoin Season Never Comes!?

30 Oct 2020 3 minute read 6 comments johnwege

Bitcoin has been on the rise as of late, and has been grabbing the market caps from other altcoins.  Most people in the crypto markets have always been under the assumption that during the bull market, first bitcoin will rise and then sometime after...

Bitcoin Believer, Meet A Realist

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments MarkHelfman

Passing along an interview with Jason Knight, hosted by Hacker Noon. I hope you enjoy it! Please leave some feedback below, it will help me do better work and give you better content :-) BTW my forehead is not that big in real life, I was trying out...

BTC Shrugs Off Flash Crash & Looks Up To 14K

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 7 comments Sapphire

What Often Happens In A Bull Market After holding support at 13K, Bitcoin has managed to climb back up to the 13.5K zone and is once again eyeing 14K! Something I noticed at the beginning of the last bear market was that in a bear market, even bullis...

PayPal goes crypto: How big is this exactly?

23 Oct 2020 4 minute read 10 comments Dzoelx

Source The biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization – bitcoin took a huge leap and blazed through $12, 000 and had its sight set on $13,000 with the news of getting listed on the world’s most reputable international money transfer service, Pay...