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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Blockchain Gaming Crosses Over Into the Internet of Things

29 Apr 2020 4 minute read 10 comments BlockchainAuthor

Yet Another Reason Why Distributed Ledgers are Revolutionizing the World Not long ago, I gave the Publish0x community a heads-up about scoring 40 free NFTs for testing a blockchain game known as KOGS. The article will teach you more about the game, b...

Two Simple Reasons Why The Zcash Can Be More Bullish Than Bitcoin

27 May 2020 4 minute read 3 comments moon333

Hi friends hope you are doing well. Today we will try to understand that which one is the better for investment the Zcash or the Bitcoin.1st I would like to give you recap of my previous article that I posted on October 9 2019 that the ZEC has formed...

Fans Of Lord Of The Rings Fight For Coin After J.K. Rowling Twitter Fiasco - SATIRE

19 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment BitcoinGordon

J.K. Rowling doesn't get it when it comes to Bitcoin. It's Okay. There's still Tolkien This just in: Lord of the Rings fans launch J.R.R. TOKEN in revolt of J.K.'s lack of understanding of Bitcoin. In a drunken misstep on Twitter, the famous magic t...

My First Impressions Of KingMEX

28 Apr 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Scott Cunningham

In this video, we take a brief look at KingMex. They just launched their English version and it’s very new, but the main thing that makes this exchange interesting is that it enables you to do margin trading which is hard to find in the crypto tradin...

A day in crypto: Theta mainnet launch, steem money heist and Satoshi…

20 May 2020 4 minute read 5 comments Dzoelx

Alright guys, I guess we moved too fast to the end of today, was a long day to be honest, should be one of the longest ever in the cryptosphere, I think we had a 72 hours day, for real it should be more. Counting my days in the cryptosphere, tod...

You will have to wait a bit longer for a new BTC All Time High

15 May 2020 6 minute read 2 comments Dzoelx

The 2017 buzz still lingers in your minds, same here, I still remember it like it was yesterday. The sudden massive and unbelievable drop that followed? I am still struggling to forget about it. Amazing year it was, biggest take from it is the fact t...

OG Veterans Talk Crypto | Dan Held & "Pomp" | Then vs Now | One For The Ages

13 May 2020 9 minute read 6 comments Hooked2TheChain

They say that the bond which soldiers create when going through war together is unlike any other. That risk of you or your friend dying at any moment is so intense that it creates an inseparable link, an undying connection. Riding the highs and lows...

Pantera CEO: Bitcoin Could Peak at $115k Following Halving

5 May 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

CEO Dan Morehead's letter to investors indicates strong optimism for Bitcoin States that potential price could possibly reach over $100,000 following halving Bitcoin showing resilience on a macro level Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead, in a letter...

75th VE Day anniversary, celebration during the Covid-19 pandemic and the Bitcoin price surge

8 May 2020 2 minute read 4 comments PVMihalache

8th of May, generally known as VE Day, is the day when we celebrate the unconditional surrender of the Nazi armed force, marking the end of World War II. In 1945, after the announcement, more than one million people celebrated in the streets througho...

Bitcoin Halving - A Metric You Might Find Of Interest

13 May 2020 3 minute read 2 comments BitcoinGordon

In my previous post regarding the Bitcoin Halving, also known as the "Halvening", I broke down the history of the first two halving events and the effect they had on price action for Bitcoin. I shared observations that I consider important trends peo...