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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3 weeks ago 2 minute read moon333 $0.24 tipped

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3 weeks ago 1 minute read BitMarian $0.24 tipped

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1 week ago 1 minute read moon333 $0.24 tipped

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1 day ago 4 minute read Diskcoin $0.24 tipped

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1 week ago 2 minute read pheonixdown-dee $0.24 tipped

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4 days ago 2 minute read acesontop $0.24 tipped

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2 weeks ago 1 minute read HowToVids $0.24 tipped

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4 weeks ago 12 minute read sixfour $0.24 tipped

random cryptocurrency / cryptoeconomics thoughts #6   The below is unstructured, thinking out loud, a collection of independent thought bubbles written as a combined slab. There is not a sequential flow, paragraphs/ideas are random and undisciplined....

Bitcoin to 16000 USD Today? 11th Birthday of BTC Whitepaper!

3 weeks ago 1 minute read kingscrown $0.24 tipped

Satoshi Nakamoto published Bitcoin's white paper on, a cryptography mailing list website. The white paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System. Later in January 2009, he released the client. This is why bitcoin has kind...

Are there any new developments in the price of bitcoin?

18 Oct 2019 1 minute read Kripto Murat $0.48 tipped

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