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.

Ethereum developers are considering more and less hard forks

14 Apr 2019 1 minute read xlubecx $0.01 tipped

Ethereum developers are considering implementing a more frequent and smaller hard drive, according to a joint bi-weekly meeting. This issue was presented to other developers Tim Beiko on April 12, marking it as one of the most important topics of the...

Reducing the carbon footprint of Bitcoin mining

14 Apr 2019 2 minute read Coinhound $1.47 tipped

The concern around the global impact of mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has received a lot of press of late, China is even threatening to ban the mining of Bitcoin if the latest press is to be believed. Indeed, it is believed that the minin...

Path to 120 Block Time Part[1/2] ESBC

14 Apr 2019 1 minute read Cristalla $0.01 tipped

This “series” of 6 articles is dedicate to analize and talk about the path of ESBC to the update on their blockchain. Part 1. “Restructuring MN Levels” This week one have been full of changes, like we talk in the last article the MN structure change...

I am The Bear Market Comedian.

14 Apr 2019 1 minute read Electroneum United $0.29 tipped

What is going on everybody! I would like to start by saying it is great to be on Publish Zero X. Publish0x team: I know, I know!. The 0x is silent... Just like the reactions my jokes get.  Thankyou, thankyou. Believe me, there is plenty more where...

BeetleCoin - Quick Progress Report

13 Apr 2019 1 minute read InsidersCrypto $0.01 tipped

Recently BeetleCoin is talking to quite a few exchanges about potentially listing their currency on their platform. This isn't something new for many of us as there has been significant growth in the number of exchanges that BeetleCoin is currently t...

Crypto Flash News! Bitcoin Bull....?

13 Apr 2019 1 minute read Gr8Crypto $0.01 tipped

Tom Lee’s Bitcoin Misery Index Hits Highest Value Since 2016 in Possible Bull Signal   France Passes Bill to Allow Insurance Providers...

Buy Crypto on - Step-by-step tutorial and review

13 Apr 2019 1 minute read Tanbay $0.02 tipped

Watch the DTube version here to support decentrilized media:!/v/tanbay/87m367gq  Buying crypto, including Steem, keeps getting easier as more options become available. uses a very simple system that includes purcha...

Arbitrage Made Easy – Proledgr|A Platform With Balanced Risk|

13 Apr 2019 1 minute read InsidersCrypto $0.01 tipped

With cryptocurrency trading still in its early stages across the globe, there can sometimes be a substantial price difference between 2 exchanges for the same coin or token. This is where Cryptocurrency arbitrage allows you to take advantage of those...

Brian Kelly believes that the next bitcoin cycle will create new highs

13 Apr 2019 1 minute read xlubecx $0.01 tipped

Brian Kelly is one of the most famous bitcoin bulls. Despite the fact that Bitcoin has weakened by about 4 percent over the last day, he is confident that he is going to a new bullrun. Bitcoin's value has been rising for several weeks and has strengt...

Investor's view: The $ 6200 drop can trigger bullrun. If it comes, let it be gradual

13 Apr 2019 2 minute read xlubecx $0.00 tipped

Significantly strengthening the Bitcoin price in the previous week leads to a change in market sentiment. It is speculated about when bullrun can start and what it might look like. Vinny Lingham, a general partner at Multicon Capital and also CEO of...