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 behaviour.

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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Mobile Mining - Idle earning while you go about your day?

1 day ago 3 minute read GoldKnight $0.41 tipped

Who remembers the debut of Electroneum (ETN)? A cryptocurrency that you can "mine" from your phone, that doesn't use up your data and doesn't drain your battery life. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, yes and no. When you're "mining" ethereum,...

The Dallas Mavericks is the second basketball club to accept bitcoin

1 day ago 1 minute read Chou Tzuyu $0.01 tipped

The cryptocurrency industry, aka crypto money and blockchain, is growing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) or the North American Basketball League. This happened after the Dallas Mavericks became the second team in the NBA to accept bitcoi...

BEYOND BITCOIN. The Future of Digital Currency. Part VII The Future of Your Enslavement / Global PayPal

1 day ago 12 minute read CloudCoin $0.02 tipped

CloudCoin provides a theoretically "perfect" global currency which cannot be counterfeited, double-spent, mined or lost. Your exchanges are 100% private, requiring no public ledgers, accounts, or even encryption. CloudCoins form a monetary system tha...

Why I can not mine !!

1 day ago 1 minute read OneHashCoin $0.07 tipped

In Present times Im a little mad on that I can't mine Bitcoin with my computer and earn even small amounts of it. From my point of view that thing in BTC is not sorted like it should be. We see how much consumption of power is used to mine a one bloc...

Rubika Crypto Market Daily Report — Don’t be afraid

1 day ago 2 minute read Rubika Ventures $0.21 tipped

Summary The Latest News Total Market Capitalization, Stats & Dominance Bitcoin Daily Track   The Latest News   60 Latin American Banks Can Now Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Payments A leading bank technology provider in Latin America is partnering w...

The Japanese Amazon Rakuten spot trade announcement of Bitcoin Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash

1 day ago 1 minute read MonoBlack $0.03 tipped

The exchange will not charge fees for deposits and operations in real time, but for withdrawals.   Rakuten, the e-commerce giant considered the Japanese Amazon, today launched its own exchange for spot commerce. This type of spot trade, or cash trans...

Drug Dealer Arrested for selling Drugs in Exchange of cryptocurrency on Dark web

1 day ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.03 tipped

Dark web is the darkest place of Internet. All illegal Activity like Drugs Dealing, Hitman hiring, live murder all happens here and all are real. On August 18 a Man from San Francisco, California was arrested for dealing Drugs and Selling Marijuana i...

The natural homes of village

1 day ago 1 minute read mohamad786 $0.07 tipped

# Bangladesh is a small country traditional of Bangladesh.There are some traditional companies in Bangladesh that are very beautiful and hold the traditions of the country and the houses of this country play a more important role in upholding this tr...

TronWallet extends support for Bitcoin - Tron mainnet registered more than 3.5 million accounts

1 day ago 1 minute read Cryptonewscom $0.13 tipped

The launch of Sun Network to maintain its dominance in DApp space and complete its 2.0 incentive plan with Tether, Justin Sun's Tron Foundation can boast of a series of developments over the past few weeks.   Recently, TronWallet shared an update on...

Bitcoin A Safe Card

1 day ago 1 minute read razeiv $0.06 tipped

Over the past few months, Bitcoin (BTC) has been lauded by economists, investors, and commentators as an up-and-coming "safe haven" asset. During a period of global turmoil, the cryptocurrency has managed to outpace effectively every other asset clas...