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 reaches a new historical record in the hash rate and the difficulty of extracting the blocks skyrockets

8 hours ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.15 tipped

It is now since last summer that the bitcoin hash rate has continued to rise, continuously marking new historical highs, I think this has been at least the fourth time in the last six months; as reported by cointelgraph in today's article, blockchain...

IMPORTANT : BASIC ATTENTION TOKEN REWARDS FOR THE AWAITED SPONSORED IMAGES FEATURE in BRAVE

8 hours ago 1 minute read Digital Asset Thinker $0.13 tipped

Good day everyone, crypto investors, crypto enthusiasts, Brave Browser grows up very rapidly , and since almost the beginning of the story of Brave Browser , I have believed in them, because the respect of privacy is became a crucial subject whereas...

Why is he dancing a colorful tribal dance? The backstreet boys couldn't come.

8 hours ago 1 minute read paradise $0.04 tipped

Why is he dancing a colorful tribal dance?The backstreet boys couldn't come. They had to wait outside and pay for themselves. They sent word to the Usatires: A small group of people had arrived. Two guys stepped into the car, and suddenly we heard th...

$2.8 billion laundered by the criminal community in 2019

9 hours ago 1 minute read CryptoArch $0.20 tipped

Cybercriminals transited more than $2.8 billion in illegally acquired bitcoins in 2019, participating in a very large wave of money laundering according to the Chainalysis conducted analysis.This is a very strong increase compared to 2018, (about $1...

I tried trading crypto with a very strict trading plan. Here's what happened.

9 hours ago 2 minute read MadMaxx $0.12 tipped

Before I begin, I'd like to note that no one should do this, ever. I didn't do this experiment to have something to post here for tips. I did it first and foremost, to check out what good or bad effect it would have on me. And boy did it have an effe...

Bitrue Invensting offer with 10.2% APR offer

9 hours ago 1 minute read CryptoJay $0.09 tipped

Bitrue offers a his first lock-up investment plan will be finishing soon, and we're already preparing to launch the 2nd round imminently. The available coins this time will be BTC, XRP, and VET. All of them will require a lock up of 30 days, and in r...

Crypto sites You should know - Fear & Greed Index

9 hours ago 1 minute read Otek $0.28 tipped

Do You feel fear or You are greedy today? :) Hello in that miniseries I will just share with You interesting sites about Crypto - which in my opinion everyone should know. Of course many of them are obvious and well known to you, but remember that we...

EXCLUSIVE: Bakkt Project Makes Using Crypto Easy - Will Launch At STARBUCKS!

10 hours ago 1 minute read The Global Crypto Press Association $0.23 tipped

Company Wants Leading Role In Cryptocurrency Revolution... There's always been a lot of hype around Bakkt, starting from the announcement that the company behind the New York Stock Exchange was teaming up with Starbucks and Microsoft to form a compan...

20/1//2020 Price Update: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litcoin, OX(ZRX), STEEM, Steem Base Dollars (SBD), Basic Attention Token, Bitshare, DAI, XRP, EOS, Binance coin, Huobi token, Maker

10 hours ago 1 minute read Danoskie $0.08 tipped

  Hello,How is you day going?It's another edition of DAILY CRYPTOS PRICE UPDATE.Today: 20/1/2020HAPPY NEW YEAR!Ooh noo!The market is down again with about -5%, causing heavy downs in the prices of cryptos.What a bad Monday for some well known cryptos...

Is Cryptocurrency Gamble or Investment?

11 hours ago 1 minute read 2gen $0.20 tipped

Have you ever think this question before? Please share your thoughts in comment. I think it is definitely investment when you realized what real value it is. People always say, you are gambling with your money. Crypto is a bubble! The most reason t...