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Bitcoin is the pioneer of blockchains and cryptocurrencies, introduced in a white paper released in 2008 by an apparently pseudonymous person or group of people known as Satoshi Nakamoto. The document described a peer-to-peer method of transferring money without the use of financial institutions. The cryptocurrency known as bitcoin or BTC debuted in 2009. Transactions are recorded on a public ledger (a blockchain) by entities known as miners who engage in process called proof-of-work. Miners are rewarded for doing that by getting newly minted bitcoin. Some proponents view BTC as an alternative to fiat currencies and a hedge against inflation. Bitcoin has inspired the creation of numerous other cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects.

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Nexo: $100K BTC Is Inevitable but Won't Be a Smooth Ride
Nexo: $100K BTC Is Inevitable but Won’t Be a Smooth Ride
Antoni Trenchev of Nexo explains his reasoning behind his $100K bitcoin price prediction. “Everything is lined up to bitcoin’s benefit,” Trenchev said. “But the ride won’t be...
Nexo: $100K BTC Is Inevitable but Won't Be a Smooth Ride

Are Hyperinflation Fears Exaggerated and Misplaced?
Are Hyperinflation Fears Exaggerated and Misplaced?
EY Principal and Global Innovation Leader Paul Brody weighs in on inflation, bitcoin as well as the good, the bad and the ugly in blockchain solutions.
Are Hyperinflation Fears Exaggerated and Misplaced?

Valkyrie Co-Founder on the Race for a Bitcoin ETF in US
Valkyrie Co-Founder on the Race for a Bitcoin ETF in US
Valkyrie CIO and co-founder Steven McClurg discusses the fierce race for the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund in the U.S., including his firm’s latest filing to launch an ET...
Valkyrie Co-Founder on the Race for a Bitcoin ETF in US

Teen Twitter Hacker Will Serve 3 Years for Crypto Phishing Scheme
Teen Twitter Hacker Will Serve 3 Years for Crypto Phishing Scheme
The Florida teen behind July’s wild bitcoin scam involving high-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Joe Biden, will serve three years in j...
Teen Twitter Hacker Will Serve 3 Years for Crypto Phishing Scheme

Ray Dalio Says Investing in Bonds Has Become 'Stupid'
Ray Dalio Says Investing in Bonds Has Become ‘Stupid’
Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most prolific and successful investors, says “the economics of investing in bonds (and most financial assets) has become...
Ray Dalio Says Investing in Bonds Has Become 'Stupid'

Youtube Sensation 'GaryVee' on the NFT Bubble, Bitcoin, and 'Inevitable' Decentralization of Social Media
YouTube Sensation ‘GaryVee’ on the NFT Bubble, Bitcoin and ‘Inevitable’ Decentralization of Social Media
Gary Vaynerchuck, serial entrepreneur and YouTube star, shares his thoughts on the NFT boom. “I think we’re in a very similar place to where we were in internet stocks in 2000...
Youtube Sensation 'GaryVee' on the NFT Bubble, Bitcoin, and 'Inevitable' Decentralization of Social Media

Bitcoin Bottom Indicators
Bitcoin Bottom Indicators
Bitcoin and stablecoins charts and analysis from CryptoQuant CEO Ki Young Ju.
Bitcoin Bottom Indicators

Should Corporates Invest in BTC?
Should Corporates Invest in BTC?
PwC Global Crypto Leader Henri Arslanian on provenance concerns surrounding bitcoin and whether or not corporate institutions should invest in BTC today.
Should Corporates Invest in BTC?

'When Facts Change, I Change': Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' Explains His Investments in Bitcoin
‘When Facts Change, I Change’: Shark Tank’s ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Explains His Investments in Bitcoin
Only a month ago, “Shark Tank” co-host Kevin O’Leary was saying bitcoin was too volatile of an asset to make a good investment. Now, the television star is investing 3% of his...
'When Facts Change, I Change': Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' Explains His Investments in Bitcoin

What's Behind the Pullback After Bitcoin's New All-Time High?
What’s Behind the Pullback After Bitcoin’s New All-Time High?
Bitcoin hit an all-time high this weekend, breaking through $61K, before dropping back to $56K on Monday morning. CoinDesk senior reporter Omkar Godbole weighs in on what’s be...
What's Behind the Pullback After Bitcoin's New All-Time High?