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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.

Is there a ‘right’ time to invest in cryptocurrency?

12 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments Dzoelx

Source Whether you are here for the ‘quick bucks’ or the technology; one thing is certain, you wouldn’t want to lose your investments to price crashes and the constant fluctuations in the values of cryptocurrencies. Regardless of one’s financial stat...

DXY: One Graph to Rule them All

12 hours ago 1 minute read 1 comment Walooploop

In the sea of chaos and turmoil that the market has become, we all need predictable tools and metrics that can give us an edge on the competition. After taking loss after loss, I began to dive deeper. Hoping to create a deeper understanding, after ma...

Bitcoin: Retail Buyers Are Gone

14 hours ago 4 minute read 0 comments johnwege

There is little debate now that we are currently in a bear market.  Even those with the most conviction have slowly come to this conclusion as well.  The question now isn't if we are in the bear market, but has now switched to "Just how low are price...

Get Ahead on Crypto Mining! Try a Cloud Based Service

15 hours ago 4 minute read 0 comments Blockchain Dude

Cryptocurrency mining has been a trendy topic over the past few years. The concept of earning digital currency by providing computer power to solve complex cryptographic equations is very alluring for many people. However, the amount of energy that i...

Your VVS Finance Ambassador on Cronos $CRO 💎⛏💎

16 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments TrevorBalthrop

Helloooooooooooo out there in the world of Crypto! My name is Trevor your Official VVS Finance Ambassador 💎Here to help keep all of you wonderful humans, up to date, safe, and informed on all things VVS Finance and Miner Mole related! It's Very Very...

FT crypto watch Sept 27th

19 hours ago 5 minute read 0 comments Dave Sawyer

Crypto lovers, we love you, we wish y'all would just stop by and hang out with us anytime.  Really,  all the time.  We miss thinking lofty futuristic thoughts with y'all here on the dreamy Publish0x, hell sometimes even practical quick fix real world...

Bitcoin vs Crypto - what??

21 hours ago 2 minute read 1 comment Dave Sawyer

Crypto people, you know we love you!  Big gratitude for y'all showing up to play on the river novel of the crypto theme here on the all-seeing Publish0x.    Dear readers will know we cracked up laughing to see we are starting a trend!!  It's FUNNY !!...

How To (Easily) Stake Polkadot (DOT)

22 hours ago 1 minute read 1 comment Cryptofab

Polkadot community is communicating again, which is good news. They announced a huge increase of TPS (Transactions Per Second) in a few months, which sounds promising. Despite the ups and downs of crypto market, with Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)...

The Dollar - Investors Vote With Their Wallets

22 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments Sapphire

DXY Continues To Surge It has long been said that in times of trouble and uncertainty, investors move into gold, as a safe haven asset. This trend has been silently dying, in my opinion. The idea that gold is no longer a store of value is something t...

El Salvador Made Bitcoin "a Currency" One Year Ago... What's Changed?

22 hours ago 2 minute read 2 comments acesontop

It's well over a year since the country of El Salvador adopted Bitcoin as legal tender and in the midst of all the financial turmoil in the world, I'm starting to hear some folks discussing the economy and talking about going back to the gold standar...