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.

Only 376 people own a third of all Ethereum tokens

19 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

Only 336 people own 33% of all Ethers in circulation. Chainalysis claims this based on the findings of its study. Although it is a significant amount of whales, according to the Chainalysis study, they account for only 7% of all network transactions....

Bitcoin/Tether (19 May) #BTC $BTC #USDT $USDT

19 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoStation

Yesterday, BTC spent a lot of time going sideways and trying not to fall off the support around 7200$. And finally, it was really successful and our plan to buy cheap BTC at 6400-6500$ went with windsTodady's price increase is something that few peop...

CryptoTab Browser

19 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Thiago Capuano

Reassessing the subject of mining by the browser, this publication aims to present a specially developed web browser CryptoTab for the purpose of providing a mining tool. The CryptoTab browser as well as several other browsers that are mounted on top...

Bitstamp Cryptobirch investigates the sale of 5000 BTC during the fall of the coin to $6200

18 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments roland4

The administration of the Bitstamp cryptocurrency exchange initiated an investigation into trading activities, which coincided with the fall in the value of Bitcoin to $6200. On May 17, against the background of the general dominance of "bears" in t...

Bitfinex will start offering trading with its LEO token

18 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

Bitfinex, a leading crypto exchange, has been in trouble with the New York General Prosecutor's Office in the past weeks regarding the suspicion of covering its $ 850 million loss through the resources of its sister company Tether (stablecoin USDT),...

Are big banks preparing their own blockchain?

18 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

Referring to allegedly well-informed sources from the banking industry, Reuters reported several of the world's leading banks have invested approximately $ 50 million in building and digital-based blockchaine-based payment system. This system should...

Update 7: Cats cryptocurrency prediction experiment!

18 May 2019 1 minute read 4 comments Piet246

After a turbulent week full of ups and downs I will give an other update of the prediction of Dikke Streep my cat. The expiment was as followed. I put 5 physical coins of cryptocurrency in front of the cat. He chose Ethereum with his paw. Updated res...

Binance hack ... Where is the 1,740 BTC ?

18 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments qsyal

A graph showing the network of transfers made by hackers in Binance This graph Shows only the first 3 levels of very complex network transfers woven by hackers to hide the stolen Bitcoin trace   The first stage: Was distributing the stolen Bitcoins f...

VenusEnergy | Go Green for Future Generations

18 May 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Crypto Directories

VenusEnergy is a platform that is planning to concentrate its activities in the wind and solar energy sectors.Every year, mankind is consuming more and more energy. The electricity of the burned fuel is used to dig the cryptocurrency. Since the excha...

Jerry's @jeffb handbook

18 May 2019 2 minute read 0 comments NakamotoSatoshi

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