Bitcoin (BTC) News, Price Predictions and Opinions

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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What is Algorand (ALGO)? How it works?

2 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments PrisonedBus9641

  Algorand (ALGO) is a cryptocurrency network focused on payments and smart contracts that has a solid foundation in scientific research. Supported by an educated and experienced team, Algorand has received many investments from some important entiti...

Are Pulish0x articles ephemeral?

31 Jul 2020 2 minute read 3 comments PhoenixDev

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Unbelievable - The Twitter Hacker is a 17 Year Old Teen

12 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source - Tampa teen accused of being 'mastermind' behind Twitter hack Everyone has heard of this historic Twitter attack that rocked the social network in July of this year. An unprecedented Bitcoin scam, tricking celebrity account...

U.S authorities seizes $6.5 million in Crypto from "Banana Fund".

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

The United States authorities more precisely, the Department of Justice (DoJ) in joint force with Secret Service (USSS), have seized more than $6 million in Crypto assets for a Ponzi scheme dubbed "banana fund". All actions to pursue the case were fi...

Coinbase Lists 16 New Projects

1 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments CryptoArgha

United States Based Crypto Currency Exchange Coinbase Announced To List 16 New Crypto Project On its Platform. Coinbase today announced to list 16 new crypto projects on its platform These new crypto asset includes projects like Ampleforth, Curve, Fe...

Ethereum: "The Infinite Machine"

3 Aug 2020 2 minute read 1 comment CPix

Cami Russo’s new book, “The Infinite Machine”, is a must read. It doesn’t require any knowledge on blockchains or computers before reading. It boils down to a story about a group of people who come together from all parts of the world to accomplish a...

July Recap, August Preview for Crypto is Easy

4 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

Wow! Bitcoin’s price went up 22% this month. Nice, right? Crypto is Easy subscribers know what I expect to happen next. Everybody else: buckle up. Complacency Kills Last week, Stripe stopped servicing my newsletter. Stripe is the payment platform my...

Fidelity describes Bitcoin as an aspirational store of value

31 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Permabull

Fidelity Digital Assets (FDAS), part of Fidelity Investments, one of the world's largest financial services providers describes Bitcoin as an aspirational store of value. The thesis which is aimed at giving their investors a better understanding of B...

Successful Analyst: Watch These 5 Altcoins! They'll Fold Their Prices

2 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Murat Zignec

Successful crypto analyst Nicholas Merten said the two medium-sized altcoins will rise with Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP as a new bull market appears. Nicholas Merten: Watch these 2 altcoins! They will rise strongIn the last part of DataDash, Nicholas M...

Article 1: How Many People Will Tip Us? (with some daily tips)

31 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments andy_mandy

This is the beginning of a challenge to see how many people will tip us. Tip if you're interested; if not, that's perfectly fine. This is supposed to be fun, after all ;)   Tip #1: Be More Active!  The pandemic isn't a reason to sit around on the cou...