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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Can Google's Quantum Computer hack bitcoin network?

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read paragism

Image Source - Google's Quantum Computer Google has recently achieved quantum supremacy. As per the popular science journal Nature, Google's quantum computer can solve complex problems in 200 seconds. As per the Google scientists, the world's fastest...

How do some posts in Publish0x get higher tips and some stay in cents only?

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read Selvakumaran Krishnan

Hi, I'm seeing some of the posts are tipped so many number of times and their earnings are going around $6 to $7 but, some posts like my posts are still left with only few cents. Is there any strategy or tricks to earn more tips from the readers here...

Cynefin: Organizational Sense-Making and Decision-Making Framework for our Modern World (Useful Conceptual Heuristics Series/Collection). Invaluable tool for evaluating investments w/o listening to anybody's BS.

18 Dec 2019 11 minute read rhyzom

Am lately making a collection of useful heuristics and conceptual tools worth absorbing and applying in various trans-disciplinary contexts and environments (as useful/applicable in the complex socio-technical world of today) and this one here is one...

Bitcoin - Remember, Remember the 17th of December...

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read acesontop

Do you know what date was yesterday? December 17th, 2019. The date when Bitcoin registered a pretty harsh fall in its price getting close to $6,500. Is that happening the first time this year? No. It did something similar in November as well. There i...

The Crypto Curator's Podcast List for 18 Dec 2019 Promoted Brand PEI

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read TheCryptoCurator

I love curating information. So I've decided to begin publishing a daily list of the most relevant podcast I am aware of. The following Podcast were published yesterday and today. If there is a podcast you'd like me to track, leave me a comment. If y...

Crypto - Partnerships vs. "Partnerships"

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read CryptoCat

Hi Everyone, It's a well known fact that the term 'Partnership' is banded around the Cryptosphere in some cases wrongly or without any validation. I wanted to list out several of my interpretations of the term to hopefully give you guys something to...

RIPPLE: Should we abandon the sinking ship? - Price Prediction

18 Dec 2019 2 minute read Roberto D.

Ripple: weekly market analysis (from 12 December to 18 December 2019 on a BTC / XRP pair) That ripple was sailing in bad waters we had noticed for a while, there remained the hope that it could break up the pattern that had formed something that, how...

CAN YOU PLANT THIS SEED?

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read kripto sedat

  CAN YOU PLANT THIS SEED? Once Upon a time in China, a man was so hungry and exhausted that he couldn't stand it and stole a pear..They captured him and brought him before the Emperor to be punished. When the thief saw the emperor, he said to him:;...

MinerMovements #1

18 Dec 2019 3 minute read MinerUpdate

This MinerMovements edition was originally sent to subscribers of the MinerUpdate newsletter. You can subscribe here. Bitcoin Miners Still Profitable, Bitmain Strategy Shuffle, & Monero Moves to CPU Mining Welcome to the first edition of what will be...

Another BestDapp directly from star trek (just kidding)

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read beareader

Stupid Prelude I know, I know, how many BestDapps there are out there? As many as great developers can think of!   Post prelude Here I am with the phone in the hand reading an email, on my throne, for 5 minutes at time, thinking about how i forgot to...