Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the world's first cryptocurrency, created in 2008 by the mysterious genius called Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin has a limited total supply and the strongest community. With its price going all the way up to where it is today, Bitcoin is more and more seen as modern society’s "digital gold".

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Runes: Minting Rights, Distribution Models, and Circulation Methods
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Runes: Minting Rights, Distribution Models, and Circulation Methods

This article provides an in-depth analysis of the Rune asset and its role in the cryptocurrency market. The article not only discusses the technical details of runes, but also involves capital operations, market strategies and investment suggestions. For readers who want to understand the dynamics of the cryptocurrency market and investment trends, this is a rich and insightful article. In addition, the opinions and analysis in the article help readers form their own investment strategies, especially in the current context of rapid development and changes in the cryptocurrency market.
May 14, 2024
Three Hong Kong Bitcoin/Ethereum ETFs Approved, What Does It Mean for Investors?
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Three Hong Kong Bitcoin/Ethereum ETFs Approved, What Does It Mean for Investors?

Starting from the approval of Bitcoin and Ethereum spot ETFs in Hong Kong, this article analyzes Hong Kong's cryptocurrency policies, helping investors make more rational judgments.
May 13, 2024
Understanding the new Bitcoin ecosystem
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Understanding the new Bitcoin ecosystem

We focus on Stacks and its imminent Nakamoto hard fork. Then, we compare and contrast a variety of newer projects entering the scene that have been on our radar including RGB++, Merlin, Build on Bitcoin (BOB), BEVM, Bsquared, and Nostr Assets.
May 13, 2024
 Exploring the Runes Ecosystem: An Investment Guide to Six Popular Tokens
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Exploring the Runes Ecosystem: An Investment Guide to Six Popular Tokens

Detailed explanation of the investment value and risks of the six major tokens in the Runes ecosystem, suitable for blockchain investors and researchers.
May 12, 2024
BTC Staking track map review
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BTC Staking track map review

According to data from DefiLlama, the current BTC yield farming market size exceeds US$10 billion. More and more participants are joining the BTC yield farming track. This article will review several well-known BTC staking protocols.
May 12, 2024
The Ultimate Secret of Bitcoin: Return to Power Law
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The Ultimate Secret of Bitcoin: Return to Power Law

This article discusses the power-law behavior of Bitcoin and its theoretical foundation. Bitcoin is depicted as a city and organism rather than a mere financial asset. The power-law theory is used to explain the geometric intuition of Bitcoin price behavior and establishes a comprehensive theory of Bitcoin behavior that can scientifically explain major on-chain parameters.
May 10, 2024
Ordinal Inscription Vs. NFTs: What’s the Difference
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Ordinal Inscription Vs. NFTs: What’s the Difference

Ordinal Inscriptions differ significantly from NFTs. Although they are both tradable digital assets on the blockchain; their minting, storage, and operation underpins the major differences between them. While NFTs are minted and stored outside the Ethereum network, Ordinal Inscriptions are created and stored on the Bitcoin blockchain.
May 08, 2024
What is Bitcoin’s UTXO model, and how to manage UTCXs?
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What is Bitcoin’s UTXO model, and how to manage UTCXs?

The unspent transaction output (UTXO) model explained here is a method used by the Bitcoin network to manage transactions. In Bitcoin, coins are not stored in a wallet in the conventional sense; instead, they are tracked through transaction records on the blockchain. When a transaction is made, the network searches for appropriate UTXOs to use as inputs, and any remaining bitcoins are potentially returned to the wallet as change.
May 08, 2024
Bitcoin ETFs Have Been Trading Around the World for Years
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Bitcoin ETFs Have Been Trading Around the World for Years

Bitcoin ETFs are, in fact, not new. They’ve been trading around the world for years.
May 07, 2024
Does Bitcoin Halving Truly Influence the Price of BTC?
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Does Bitcoin Halving Truly Influence the Price of BTC?

This event, known as “halving,” has garnered attention due to its potential implications for the price dynamics of Bitcoin. Proponents argue that the reduction in the rate of new supply entering the market should theoretically drive up prices, given constant or increasing demand. However, skeptics question the extent to which halving events truly impact the price of BTC, pointing to the complexities of market dynamics and the role of various external factors.
May 07, 2024
Introduction to Runes
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Introduction to Runes

The Runes protocol, a new standard for creating and transferring interchangeable tokens on the Bitcoin blockchain, signifies the influx of more developers and users into the Bitcoin ecosystem, potentially bringing additional revenue to miners. However, like its predecessor, the Runes protocol has sparked some controversy, with some Bitcoin purists expressing concerns that token creation may negatively impact the essence of Bitcoin. This article will delve into the details of the Runes protocol, guiding readers through the discussion.
May 06, 2024
What are Bitcoin Runes, and how do they differ from BRC-20 tokens?
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What are Bitcoin Runes, and how do they differ from BRC-20 tokens?

Bitcoin Runes is an innovation on the Bitcoin blockchain that allows for the creation of fungible tokens and community-driven projects. In contrast to BRC-20 tokens, Bitcoin Runes aims to simplify token creation and reduce network congestion issues. Runes are created, minted, and transferred through runestones stored in Bitcoin transaction outputs. The Bitcoin Runes protocol is still in its early development stages, so significant changes may occur.
May 06, 2024
The prediction market primitive
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The prediction market primitive

The prediction market is witnessing new developments, with AI emerging as a key and core component. It can address disputes, provide targeted event recommendations, and manage liquidity, offering comprehensive predictions for the prediction market. AI can also reduce risks and enhance price stability through LMSR AMM models and reinforcement learning agents.
May 06, 2024
Venture Capitals Dive into the BTC Public Chain Ecosystem
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Venture Capitals Dive into the BTC Public Chain Ecosystem

This piece sheds light on several BTC-related public chain initiatives that have garnered venture capital backing, including BounceBit, Merlin Chain, B² Network, BOB, and Mezo. These ventures seek to broaden Bitcoin's applicability, leveraging its security to forge standalone POS public chains and bolstering their ecosystems with innovations like Restaking and zk-Rollups. Collaborating with giants like Binance, BounceBit, and featuring high Total Value Locked (TVL), Merlin Chain employs a unique hybrid Rollup structure. Meanwhile, B² Network aspires to be at the forefront of Bitcoin's Layer 2 solutions, BOB methodically integrates Bitcoin's security features, and Mezo, crafted by the tBTC team, champions a Proof of HODL consensus model. The narrative underscores the pivotal role of financial backing over technical prowess for these projects. For the average investor, engaging in airdrops and rewards programs emerges as a viable profit-making strategy.
May 05, 2024
Bitcoin: A Unique Risk-Off Asset?
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Bitcoin: A Unique Risk-Off Asset?

As the global economy continues its transition from physical to digital, there is a high probability that the use of Bitcoin's global decentralized monetary system will continue to increase, potentially positioning Bitcoin on par with traditional hedge assets. The article analyzes the independence of Bitcoin from other asset classes and its adaptation to continuously changing interest rate policies in the market, as well as the risks and fluctuations it may face in the future.
May 05, 2024
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