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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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TRON: weekly market analysis - Price Prediction

2 days ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.09 tipped

TRON: weekly market analysis (from December 1st to December 7th 2019 on BTC / TRX pair)   Today the TRX prices are 10% lower than they were a week ago; the feeling, as we will see later, is that the bulls will not be able to defend this support for v...

Power Efficient Hardware Dominates Bitcoin Mining in Q3 As Hardware Arms Race Unfolds

5 days ago 2 minute read MinerUpdate $2.79 tipped

TokenInsight’s latest Q3 mining report highlights that power-efficient hardware has outperformed in tougher mining conditions. Despite tighter miner profit margins and rising hash rate and difficulty, an arms race to release the most power-efficient...

The website I enter everytime when I am online

18 hours ago 1 minute read jwolf $0.01 tipped

Besides social medias, besides coinmarketcap, coingecko, I always access FreeBitcoin website when I remember about it. Why? It's just a habit. I know this website for a very long time. Everytime I see the claim button available I click it fast. For...

Ethereum completes Istanbul

18 hours ago 1 minute read TheCryptoCurator $0.01 tipped

Top 3 News of the Day: Video of the Day: Andreas M. AntonopoulosPodcast of the Day: Ledger Cast hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Josh OlszewiczSponsored by Delphi Digital

Why am I holding a meme-coin? #ShowYourPortfolio

12 Jul 2019 4 minute read Deiv $0.10 tipped

In order to explain why I am currently holding a (specific) meme-coin, and also why I’m genuinely sure they are they key for a true mass adoption, it’s necessary to give some context first. The first time I heard about cryptocurrencies was during Dec...

My 2nd Distributed FRM Token Reward

3 days ago 1 minute read godlovermel25 $0.06 tipped

Have a blessed day everyone!!! This is another day for me to celebrate for this another blessing that God has given to me. Ferrum Network has been doing so good since I've joined the community and participated in the Social Mining. For today, I've be...

Now is Time To Invest in DEC

3 days ago 2 minute read bitdebit $0.08 tipped

The company's corporate culture vision is "to let the energy 'chain' the world", the company's slogan is "'thousands of thousands of piles', there are cars to create a gang," values ​​are "struggling, innovation, integrity, and win-win", according to...

Chess Coin Tokenomics

5 days ago 1 minute read manilpwn $0.09 tipped

Distribution There are 300,000,000 CHESS tokens The distribution will be done as such : 60% for the airdrop and bounty 20% for marketing and project development 15% for team 5% in reserve     Usecase Chess Coin will be used to facilitate the ‘eco-sys...

Litecoin: market analysis (November 16th to November 22nd 2019 on BTC / LTC pair) - Price prediction

2 weeks ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.07 tipped

This week the bears have taken their revenge and the price is now just below what it was a week ago. Centered prediction, then, but the point is to understand if we are in an accumulation phase before a new bull run or if a new low will be touched fi...

Bitcoin will reach $ 100,000, to support the creator of ADA Cardano and Co-founder of Ethereum

2 weeks ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.32 tipped

Charles Hoskinson is one of the most prominent figures in the cryptocurrency industry, for the uninitiated we are talking about one of the founders of Ethereum and the creator of ADA Cardano, in short, not exactly an escape from home; in a tweet publ...