Bitcoin (BTC) News, Price Predictions and Opinions

Bitcoin (BTC)

16,193 Articles 5291 Followers

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.


Will Bitcoin Crash More???

22 May 2020 5 minute read 18 comments moon333

Hi friends hope you are doing good. In my previous post I have shared with you that the price of BTC has formed a bearish BAT on a short time 4 hour chart, therefore a drop was expected and we can see that the price action was not able to move up fro...

Going Fiat Free: Spend Crypto On Anything

26 May 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Scott Cunningham

From crypto cards to Bitrefill, crypto is becoming more easily accessible and spendable. With so many ways to spend your crypto and given May is #fiatfree month, I’d like to share with you how I’m paying my bills and covering almost everything with c...

When Will My Bitcoin Transaction Get Confirmed and How Much Should I Pay In Miner Fees?

26 May 2020 1 minute read 25 comments Cryptoforcanadians

Before I can answer the questions of "When will my bitcoin transaction get confirmed?" and "How much in fees should I pay?" we first need to understand how the fees work when sending Bitcoin. So the way that Bitcoin works when you want to send some i...

AELF - Blockchain's True Self

16 May 2020 9 minute read 15 comments CED

Introduction Blockchain technology will not make it mainstream. With it's slow transactions processing, smart but rigid contracts, through-the-roof maintenance costs and running costs, Several Protocol updates disagreements leading to more harmful an...

Basic Technical Analysis Concepts Explained | Downtrend, Volume, Fakeout, Support/Resistance

21 May 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Hooked2TheChain

I recorded a video analyzing bitcoin's recent drop from 9800 to 9330 by explaining some technical concepts so that beginners in TA can get what I'm talking about. See the video at the end of this post. Below are the technical concepts I covered and e...

One of the Earliest Bitcoin Holders Just Moved 50 BTC

21 May 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Abhi K

On May 20, an amount of 50 BTC was sent from a wallet that mined Bitcoin in February 2009, as seen in the network transaction details. Small amounts from this wallet were also sent to Coinbase and payments platform CoinPayments, according to glassnod...

What if Satoshi actually sent those bitcoins?

22 May 2020 5 minute read 16 comments Dzoelx

If you’ve been alive in the crypto space for the past three days, you could bear witness to the fact that it’s been popping; my bad, it’s always popping in the crypto space. Anyways for some reasons, it has been on some kind of different level from o...

China's Digital Yuan: Surveillance Tool, Stability for Bitcoin?

20 hours ago 2 minute read 6 comments FarewelltoMinds

China's Digital Yuan: Surveillance Tool, Stability for Bitcoin?   The CCP continues to push towards a digitalization of the nation’s currency: RMB. But do not think that this is something like Bitcoin for the masses.  Forbes reports this with growing...

I Delved Headfirst Into The Aelf Project and Ecosystem. Here's What I learned.

13 May 2020 6 minute read 14 comments SkinnerCrypto

Ah, Today is a happy day. After winning a SUPER COVETED runner up position in the month's Publish0x writing contest on Loopring, I have found myself with another swell opportunity to show off my chops to the great folks at Aelf, who are now currently...

A Brief Bitcoin History Lesson - The Genesis Block

24 May 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Bragato18

Lets start with a Satoshi Nakamoto quote from 2008: Its very attractive to a Libertarian point of view if we can explain it properly. I'm better with code than words though. Satoshi Nakamoto Satoshi Nakamoto started coding the first implementation...