Bitcoin News

Bitcoin (BTC) was invented by a pseudonymous individual or group named Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 and is the world’s first enduring cryptocurrency that succeeded where decades of digital cash experiments failed. 

Bitcoin’s monetary policy is enforced through a unique blend of software, cryptography and financial incentives rather than the whim of trusted third parties. The Bitcoin network is powered by a cryptographically secure, verifiable database called the blockchain — itself a technological phenomenon. 

The Bitcoin ecosystem consists of a global network of stakeholders, including the miners that secure the network and drive the issuance of the Bitcoin currency, the traders who speculate on this radically market-driven asset, and the builders working to onboard people to the cryptocurrency paradigm. 

At Cointelegraph, we are chronicling the ongoing story of Bitcoin and the rise of a borderless, permissionless financial system. What has changed since Satoshi wrote the Bitcoin white paper? How is Bitcoin trading developing over the years, what are the best ways of investing in Bitcoin, and how do Bitcoin futures influence blockchain adoption? How will industry stakeholders work to make Bitcoin a mainstay in people’s lives, and will incumbent and legacy systems accept or fight this change? 

Stay tuned. 

News
Another city in the United States is looking to add Bitcoin payments and mining activities to the city’s balance sheet.
Jackson, Tennessee follows Miami's lead to adopt Bitcoin operations
Helen Partz
2021-04-22T17:15:00+01:00
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Market Update
Altcoins begin to deliver gains on Thursday, while Bitcoin stays down, bringing its market cap dominance below 50%.
Ethereum hits $2.6K all-time high as Bitcoin market dominance falls below 50%
William Suberg
2021-04-22T16:25:18+01:00
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Market Analysis
While demand for Bitcoin remains high, current profit-taking behavior suggests that the market may be on the verge of turning bearish.
Bitcoin whale watching: This metric that called the 2017 top is now flashing red
Chris Voehr
2021-04-22T15:22:54+01:00
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News
Thodex has gone silent since announcing a halt in trading and withdrawals.
Turkish crypto exchange halts trading amid reports of police raid
Helen Partz
2021-04-22T12:55:09+01:00
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Market Update
A weakening Bitcoin presence could give altcoins the moonshot they have waited for for three years.
Bitcoin dominance is about to drop below 50% for the first time in 3 years
William Suberg
2021-04-22T09:45:08+01:00
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News
Bitcoin needs to move away from the proof-of-work consensus mechanism to remain the world’s dominant cryptocurrency, Ripple’s Chris Larsen said.
Ripple co-founder thinks Bitcoin should move away from proof-of-work
Helen Partz
2021-04-22T09:20:28+01:00
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News
Hit Trump where it hurts by buying his Tweets to help out charities, a new scheme to enable NFT purchasers to offset carbon emissions, and get yourself a piece ...
Nifty News: NFTs for Trump-haters, carbon offsets, fractionalized CryptoPunks and more
Andrew Fenton
2021-04-22T04:28:42+01:00
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News
Bitcoin has corrected 17% so far and could have further to go. But it should be OK.
Peter Brandt: ‘Laser eyes’ to blame for Bitcoin correction — But it’s ‘very mild’ anyway
Martin Young
2021-04-22T03:34:14+01:00
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