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.

Risk on or Risk off?!

17 Feb 2024 2 minute read 1 comment Buzzbeeg

What's up the road for Bitcoin? Many people look at Bitcoin as a risk-on asset. It's traded like a risk-on asset and it has performed like a risk-on asset. But will Bitcoin remain a risk-on asset for the next 20 years? I don't think so. Why Bitcoin...

Freewallet. The truth about the application and advice for victims! p.1

17 Feb 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Bill Taylor

Freewallet org. If you have been interested in cryptocurrency for a long time, buying or selling tokens and coins, you have probably already heard about this wallet. According to the developers' advertisements, Freewallet is safe, and its multifunct...

Get ready for this highly exclusive insider info: The next Bitcoin is Sslana

17 Feb 2024 1 minute read 16 comments Kovichni

Yes you heard it here first. Well, unless you happened to have already read this today, then you heard it here second but gawddamit, time to get me some Sslana before the rest of the market catches on. We are so early to this one you can not even fin...

Financial Fairy Tales and the Scammers That Tell Them, Watch For Hidden Risks in High Yield ETFs like JEPI, SPYI, Defiance, YieldMax etc.

17 Feb 2024 1 minute read 1 comment Suerte Panda

Bienvenidos mis ositos, tu siempre eres mis queridos! (Welcome back little bears you are always my dears!) High yield ETFs are great in that they offer option strategies to the masses. However when you see a proliferation of the same type of product...

YouTube - A Novice Acknowledges Huge Omission - SHORTS - Part 5

17 Feb 2024 1 minute read 7 comments davidgyoung

Here are the first four in this series: YouTube Why - Part 1 YouTube Impressions - Part 2 YouTube Data and Analytics - Part 3 YouTube Game Theory - Part 4 Well, we overlooked YouTube Shorts for the first handful of months.  Yup, like a dummy we didn'...

Faucetpay Wallet – Guide to earn Crypto in 2024

17 Feb 2024 2 minute read 1 comment Makingdigital

Without a doubt, Faucetpay is one of the most convenient wallets that exist on the web. It can be easily used from the browser with just an email. Decentralized, anonymous, private and without the need to complete any KYC. Faucetpay stands out becaus...

How I Turned My Internet Bandwidth into a $2000 Passive Income!

17 Feb 2024 6 minute read 3 comments Cryptoindulgence

The advent of the internet has revolutionized the concept of money making; gone are the days when revenue can only be generated by conventional means of hard work and labour. Much similar to the concept of physical properties, digital assets represen...

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Ledger Crypto Wallet

17 Feb 2024 3 minute read 3 comments Mando on Crypto

A cryptocurrency wallet is a device or software that stores your public and private keys, which are required to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. These wallets provide an easy-to-use interface to manage crypto balances and support cryptocurrency transfe...

New Study Reveals Total Cost of Attacking Bitcoin and Ethereum

17 Feb 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Rokycrypto

A recently published Social Science Research Network (SSRN) paper by Lucas Nuzzi, Kyle Waters, and Matias Andrade introduces a new approach to calculating the Total Cost of Attack (TCA) of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Uncovering the Costs of Compromise: A C...

Bitcoin Mining Companies Terawulf and Cleanspark Increase Hashrates, Increase Financial Footing

17 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Rokycrypto

This week, bitcoin mining companies Terawulf and Cleanspark announced significant increases in their operational hash rates, with Terawulf reaching 7.6 exahashes per second (EH/s) and Cleanspark surpassing 14 This week witnessed significant expansion...