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.

In this tag, read Bitcoin (BTC) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.

Why should the New Bitcoin media not drop below $ 10,000 again?

24 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment derwin25

  The growth of the cryptocurrency market in recent days is amazing. In a few hours, on June 22, Bitcoin grew by more than $ 1000, which left the investors in some euphoria. Now, in the hope that Bitcoin will not adjust significantly, as it did in 20...

Bitcoin, Investor's Mecca?

24 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments gduran

Bitcoin is more or less stable above $10,600.00 after the weekend, I am betting on it being at around $12,000.00 by next weekend. The reasons given for this sudden rise in the price of Bitcoin are varied, like for example whales pumping the price for...

Bitcoin Was Over $11,000 For A Little While

24 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments duckmast3r

I had seen an alert from my Robinhood app showing that bitcoin went up and was over $11,000. I checked a little while later and it had gone down more and now we're back in the 10,000's. I was happy to see that it broke 11,000 for a little while. I be...

The Blockium Platform Core Objectives

24 Jun 2019 3 minute read 2 comments Matthew Nyor

The Blockium Platform Core Objective Blockium is a trading competition for people who wish to compete in the trading market and hope to win glory, prizes, and prestige. The users create their own trading portfolios to compete against each other. The...

INTRODUCING BankDex: centralized plus decentralized crypto exchanges minus their challenges.

23 Jun 2019 3 minute read 0 comments EbriDan

  BankDex, is a user-friendly fully decentralized exchange, it ensures fiat trading coupled with fast withdrawals at an extremely low transaction cost. BankDex introduces itself as the first decentralised exchange that has solutions for the transacti...

Bitcoin Nearing Our $11,500 Target...Can Bulls Be Stopped?

23 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Workin

In my last update we discussed the blue sky between where bitcoin was ($10,400) and resistance at $11,500. Bitcoin continues to close in on that target, reaching a new yearly high of $11,300. Daily volume seems healthy and steady at just over $20 bil...

Get ENGAGING Comments on your Crypto Blog post, Bitcointalk,. Steemit etc

23 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment anosike

The original purpose of this service ..was to help wonderful people like you to get ENGAGING & MEANINGFUL comments on your bitcointalk cryptocurrency post. C0mments that are engineered to begin a conversation....and place your thread at the top. T...

Coinbase Card, how to get it?

23 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Roberto D.

The American Coinbase exchange has extended the Visa debit card service in six European countries. Italy Spain, Germany, France, Ireland and the Netherlands are the countries interested in the new integration. With the Coinbase Card linked to the Vi...

The Latest With Coinbase

23 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment restmode

In my opinion, the Crypto exchange platform Coinbase is becoming more and more alarming each and every day. Every time I enter the site I am asked for more and more information. I know there is the KYC rule that some platforms adhere to but since whe...

Očakávam dump len pre môj profit..?

23 Jun 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Cryptoinvestsvk

  Ak sa vám moje videá páčia a chcete ma podporiť budem Vám vďačný   Bitcoin adresa 1BxBkKLJFryqEh9UDWJfgM8RRbtbvhF1eU Litecoin adresa (LTC): LLBwfcxYaxrR9nv52opeHQHPQV47eKx9C4 Ethereum adresa (ETH): 0xDC9EB8652c5127F24685fa0129945A4F45BB51cF ERC 20...