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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Bitcoin Volume Profile Suggests Rally to Bring Price Past $20,000 is Near

5 days ago 2 minute read salahchiva $0.10 tipped

All markets – like Bitcoin – area unit alternate and undergo stages of peak elation before a correction brings investors back off to reality. Eventually, anger and depression kick in, and investors begin to worry the worst before the cycle reaches a...

The binary blockchain receives the support of the Taiwanese giant of HTC smartphones

5 days ago 2 minute read Roberto D. $0.10 tipped

EXODUS1, the first blockchain smartphone distributed by the Taiwanese giant HTC; today the company announced that with the launch of the next version the smartphone will be integrated with a chain binance to allow the exchange of cryptocurrencies and...

According to recent reports, Class A crypto money exchanges

5 days ago 1 minute read Ulu_Olcayto $0.03 tipped

Crypto money research and rating company Token Insight downgraded some exchanges in its third quarter report, while others upgraded. The highest grade of A was 4 stock exchanges. Crypto currency research and rating company Token Insight published it...


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EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies of 2019 - Month Ten - UP 39%

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Ethereum: weekly market analysis (from 11/6 to 11/12 2019 on BTC / ETH pair)

5 days ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.21 tipped

BTC / ETH a week of timid rises The week just ended was a week of gains for ETH, but the bulls' action was rather timid; on the 30D chart what we see is the same scenario that we reported last week, the price, after testing the R1, was reported near...


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Cryptocurrencies: Chinese CBDC could be issued within the first few months of 2020

5 days ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.05 tipped

Jack Lee, managing director of HCM Capital, said in an interview with CNBC published today, that the Chinese central bank will issue its CBDC within two or three months and that this tool will be used to further strengthen the monitoring of capital f...

These 6 Altcoins Are Ready To Move Up On Short Term Charts

5 days ago 1 minute read moon333 $0.23 tipped

Hey friend hope you all will be fine. Here is the list of cryptocurrencies who are gonna take bullish move on short term time period charts within next 24hrs:   1. IOTA: Priceline of IOTA / US Dollar cryptocurrency has formed a bullish Gartley patte...

China recognizes bitcoin as the first successful application of blockchain technology

5 days ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.12 tipped

In recent weeks we are witnessing a radical reversal in China's approach to Bitcoin; after hastily backtracking on mining, which went from being a company to be suppressed to the status of strategic industry for the country, today the Xinhua News Age...