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.

Uptrennd Branch For Africa: Announcement and Trivia.

6 days ago 1 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.10 tipped

Uptrennd Platform growth is amazing and with only 11 months ,with 177 different Countries no ICO, no funding and Marketing, the members reached 50000 only in that period. Uptrennd is dedicated to share wealth and opportunity for anyone, protect your...

Tron owner Justin Sun may be purchasing Steemit!

6 days ago 1 minute read Treeπ $0.46 tipped

Is Justin Sun acquiring Steemit? Founder Justin Sun is set to add to the collections of projects he has at hand, as a report claims the CEO is set to purchase content distribution platform Steemit. Tron is about to expand by bringing in blockchain c...

The first Blockchain that is Gold-Backed Token and Cryptocurrency Backed by Gold!

6 days ago 1 minute read Crypto Beeporter! $0.24 tipped

Puregold - The first blockchain payment use case Gold-Backed Token and Cryptocurrency backed by gold.  Puregold was founded almost 10 years ago, Since 2010 as an E-Commerce store that selling silver coins and bars. In some physical stores. Operating...

Curate Bitcoin 12/09/2019 by dobobs

6 days ago 5 minute read dobobs $0.05 tipped

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of CURATION. Every investment and trading move involves risk. You should conduct your own research when making a decision. Price Analysis...

Lithuania To Launch World's First Digital Collector Coin

6 days ago 1 minute read HowToVids $0.18 tipped

Although every country has not excepted big cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others yet. But working on digital currencies is still going on to meet the requirements of the digital era. Good news for crypto or digital currency lovers is f...


6 days ago 5 minute read Brainerdpaul $0.10 tipped

The blockchain is proving not only to be a technology but a philosophy, according to Hergueta (2017), it defines it as a "natural evolution of information, towards the value internet, where value can be shared, a digital and decentralized form, wit...

How Monero’s privacy features actually keep your information private.

6 days ago 8 minute read Treeπ $0.25 tipped

How does Monero work? Monero is a secure, private and untraceable cryptocurrency. It achieves this through a number of innovative features, like stealth addressing and Ring Signatures, Ring Confidential Transactions, Kovri, etc. As a user, you’ll fir...

What is a Satoshi? Bitcoin Terminology.

6 days ago 1 minute read $0.59 tipped

What is a Satoshi?         Maybe you’ve heard of the phrase “stacking sats!” and wanted to know what is a Satoshi? Where did this phrase come from? And how is it used today?          Typically, a Satoshi is the smallest amount of measurable bitcoin....

Technical Analysis Has 3 Main Principles

6 days ago 2 minute read FiboSwanny $2.87 tipped

Before we dive into the 3 main principles.. let's define TA!   Definition of Technical Analysis (TA) Here is our simple (yet complex) definition for TA.   "The art of identifying the force of an emerging trend until the weight of numerous indicators...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacks are on the Rise

6 days ago 2 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $1.96 tipped

Seven major cryptocurrency exchanges were victimized in 2019, totaling over $160 million in financial theft.  As predicted, cybercriminal hackers targeted crypto exchanges in 2019 and the trend will continue into 2020.    Crypto exchanges are relati...