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.


Bitcoin - Just saying

7 Jun 2019 3 minute read AcceptFuture $2.89 tipped

I just want to point out a few facts that should not be missed if you like Bitcoin and a positive attitude. Please take all the information with ease, it is only for thought. Think long-term, think like visionaries, the greatest people in the world h...

How Jihan Wu Lost Control of Bitmain

11 Sep 2019 5 minute read MintDice $2.87 tipped

Following the rise of cryptocurrency, Bitmain has been in the headlines a couple of times, mostly for news related to their mining devices. However, recently, the mining giant has made the news for one negative issue after the other. This time, its f...

Lolli - Earn Bitcoin Rewards While Shopping Online

10 Jul 2019 4 minute read connecteconomy $2.86 tipped

Lolli is the first bitcoin rewards application that lets you earn bitcoin when you shop online.  Basically, you shop online as you always do, only now you're getting a small amount of Bitcoin credited to your account after you check out. Imagine! The...

Japan Is Fast Becoming The Gold Standard For Blockchain Adoption

2 Oct 2019 4 minute read Sal Miah $2.84 tipped

Japan is among the leading blockchain hubs in Asia, and arguably, the world. Its embrace of blockchain technology is one to be emulated by any country wishing to adopt blockchain holistically. Blockchain technology enables the unlocking of digital va...

Widespread crypto adoption is really happening. Do you want to be a part of it?

3 Aug 2019 2 minute read Incent $2.84 tipped

The idea for Incent was born back in 2014. It’s been a long road, but earlier this month we started issuing crypto rewards automatically to consumers as they go about their everyday spending. In short, it’s on! The road to Incent has been five years...

Crypto's Role in Hyper-Inflation Politics: Transitioning to a FAIR Economy

2 weeks ago 6 minute read thunderboltkid $2.82 tipped

Around the world, in #Argentina, #Chile, #Venezuela, #Canada, the #USA, #EU, everywhere, we see the real carnage of #hyper-inflation of prices for food, shelter, water, power and transportation. The reaction to Hyper-inflation is very real, a pent-up...

Bitcoin Forks Explained

26 Sep 2019 5 minute read MintDice $2.82 tipped

Recently, the Bitcoin Cash Fork and its accompanying mining war have been making the headlines. In fact, whenever there is a fork of any cryptocurrency, it generates a decent amount of buzz and even fear.Understanding Bitcoin forks, including how and...

TRUST WALLET REVIEW SAFETY RELIABILITY & USER GUIDE

2 weeks ago 5 minute read Curexmy.com $2.81 tipped

Many Wallets are in the market of cryptocurrencies and blockchain world where many other companies are providing their services regarding to wallets for cryptocurrencies so here we discuss about the most popular and with very great name is Trust wall...

Bitcoin, just Bitcoin- PhaseOne

5 Jun 2019 6 minute read AcceptFuture $2.80 tipped

Since I have a depressing feeling that the vast majority of people have not understood the essence of Bitcoin and actually other cryptocurrencies. I would like to try to talk to them in this way.  I’ve been reading commercial media for a few years no...

'Satoshi Nakamoto Dead ' BitMEX CEO

26 Sep 2019 1 minute read Richard M Adrian $2.79 tipped

Identity of Bitcoin Inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto   A decade since inception and the popularity of bitcoin is still on the rise. Yet the creator of the peer to peer payment system has remained a mystery to date. However, according to the Chief Executive...