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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Bitcoin - How Much Should You Buy?

14 Jun 2021 4 minute read 6 comments johnwege

There are usually two types of people that invest into bitcoin.  The first type is the person that is interested in the technology side of things; the potential freedom that it could bring to the world.  The second type of bitcoin investor is in it s...

How To Accumulate Bitcoin EVEN When the Prices Go Sky High!

16 Jun 2021 6 minute read 4 comments johnwege

We have all heard the experts predicting that bitcoin and other crypto's price would be going to the moon, dramatically increasing relatively soon.  Most saying this will happen before the end of the year.  This is an idea that many of us have romant...

June 2021 Trending Coins - REN, BTC, ETH, SHIB, 10SET

13 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments The Part Time Economist

Just yesterday, CoinGecko released its list of the top 10 trending coins for the first week of June 2021. This week's trending list has some familiar coins like ETH, SHIB, and BTC as well as some newcomers including 10SET and REN. In this post, I'll...

Bitcoin and the Sovereignty of Nations

12 Jun 2021 6 minute read 10 comments the.hifi.crypto

Are you brand new to crypto and not sure where to begin to learn about it? Check out my intro to cryptocurrency post and my cryptocurrency blog to learn more about this fascinating new technology! In his bestselling book on the bullish case for Bitco...

$BTC ≈ $USD, now it is reality

11 Jun 2021 2 minute read 10 comments MikeZillo

How can we not talk about the front page news of all the newspapers? El Salvador has made Bitcoin legal tender. Obviously, it has not supplanted the Dollar, but has flanked it. By all means, even if it has "only" flanked it it is still a decision tha...

What Is Bitcoin Halving & How Does It Impacts Miners & Investor Psyche ? 

14 Jun 2021 5 minute read 2 comments CryptoWise

Every four years, the amount of Bitcoin awarded to miners is halved, this event is known as BitCoin halving. We will explore this today    In Short: The Bitcoin halving is an event where mining rewards are cut in half. This halving of rewards occur...

The Most Likely Scenario for Bitcoin When the 21 Million BTC Have Been Mined

17 Jun 2021 5 minute read 7 comments ssaurel

Whether you’re interested or not in Bitcoin, you’ve come to understand that its supply is hard-capped. Thus, the number 21 is forever associated with Bitcoin. It represents the maximum number of BTC that can be in circulation. This arbitrary limit to...

How to Secure Your Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies?

11 Jun 2021 5 minute read 9 comments Hodlnaut

Reposted from our company's blog here. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have gained exponentially since their inception over a decade ago. With the demand for cryptocurrency soaring to new heights, the asset becomes increasingly lucrative to anyone. As...

What Is MEME.COM (MEM) And How Does It Work? | KuCoin Crypto Gem Observer

11 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments KuCoin Blog

Everybody loves a good meme. These shareable online image macros are now a staple of internet culture, being seen across many different websites and channels worldwide. However, what would happen if memes were to be curated onto a single website with...

Bitcoin Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Explained

14 Jun 2021 3 minute read 5 comments Heath Muchena

The first use case of blockchain technology “Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement, and the ability to create something that is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value.” –Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google A blockchain incl...