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
A U.S. firm expects to double its Bitcoin hashing power after the purchase of 4,800 new S19J mining rigs from Bitmain.
US firm splashes out on 4,800 Bitcoin miners worth $34M
Greg Thomson
2021-04-13T09:02:38+01:00
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Market Analysis
Bitcoin’s long-to-short ratio has dropped to a five-month low, but bears are not taking the bait, suggesting bulls are still in control of BTC price.
Bitcoin bulls are confident even as a key BTC price metric hits a new low
Marcel Pechman
2021-04-12T21:00:00+01:00
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News
While the world waits for Ethereum 2.0, trailblazing developers are taking matters into their own hands with innovative solutions.
Blockchain and Booze: The future of DeFi on Ethereum is now
Kaltoro
2021-04-12T20:56:14+01:00
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Price Analysis
Altcoins continue to press higher while Bitcoin bulls work on holding the $60,000 level as support.
Price analysis 4/12: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, ADA, DOT, UNI, LTC, LINK, XLM
Rakesh Upadhyay
2021-04-12T19:47:11+01:00
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Research
Forbes ranks the top traditional asset managers, but who ranks the top regulated digital asset managers?
5 largest regulated US digital asset managers hold over $46B of crypto
Cointelegraph Consulting
2021-04-12T16:24:48+01:00
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Markets News
Bitcoin is stuck in a “tame” post-halving scenario and has far to run before reaching its cycle peak, said the popular research outlet.
Bitcoin is ‘caged bull’ ready to escape at $60K — Bloomberg Intelligence
William Suberg
2021-04-12T15:11:36+01:00
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News
Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital is the latest Bitcoin exchange-traded fund applicant in the United States.
Galaxy Digital submits Bitcoin ETF application with SEC
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-04-12T14:42:51+01:00
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News
Cryptocurrency is taking off in India despite regulatory fears, which many are now dismissing as nothing but FUD.
Why cryptocurrency is booming in India despite national ban fears
Greg Thomson
2021-04-12T14:10:33+01:00
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