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Market Cap
164,497,305,143 USD
24h Volume
15,964,066,823 USD
Circulating Supply
17,769,662 BTC
Max Supply
21,000,000 BTC
Bitcoin Overview
Bitcoin (₿) is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system.:3 It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator.:1 The system was designed to work as a peer-to-peer network, a network in which transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary.:4,5 These transactions are verified by network nodes through the use of cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. Bitcoin was invented by an unknown person or group of people under the name Satoshi Nakamoto and released as open-source software in 2009.
Consensus Method
Proof Of Work
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
74 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
No New Tokens Created
Community size
Open Source
Team Memberes
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LINE's Crypto Exchange Could Win Japan License This Month, Report Says
Japanese messaging giant LINE may soon be able to open a cryptocurrency exchange for users based in the country, according to a report from Bloomberg.
BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA: Price Analysis 19/06
Though the price rose above $280 on June 16 and 17, the bulls could not sustain it.
Brazil Requires Crypto Exchanges to Report on User Transactions to Authorities
The Department of Federal Revenue of Brazil has released new rules requiring that cryptocurrency exchanges inform the regulator about users' transactions in order to identify tax fraud, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on June 19.
CME: Open Interest in Bitcoin Futures Contracts Hit All-Time High
According to CME, bitcoin open interest spiked on June 17 with an all-time high of 5,311 contracts totalling 26,555 BTC, or approximately $246 million at press time.
Bitcoin Holds $9,100 Support While Top 20 Coins Trade Sideways
Wednesday, June 19 - Crypto markets are trading sideways, with the majority of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing losses, according to data from Coin360.
'Hard Core Fund' Collects 50 BTC to Support Bitcoin Developers
According to venture capitalist Dovey Wan of Primitive Ventures, finding sustainable funding for bitcoin developers is the biggest challenge facing the ecosystem in 2019.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee: Bitcoin Is Easily Going to Reach New Highs
Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee said that bitcoin could easily reach new highs during an interview with CNBC published on June 18.
Big Four Auditing Firm PwC Releases Cryptocurrency Auditing Software
Big Four auditing firm PwC announced the release of a cryptocurrency auditing software solution in a press release published on June 19.
Bitcoin's Price Snaps Longest Daily Win Streak Since 2018
View Bitcoin fell 2.87 percent on Tuesday, ending the longest stretch of daily gains since July 2018.
New research affirms Craig Wright isn't Satoshi Nakamoto based off location data
Prominent cryptocurrency researchers joined forces and uncovered compelling evidence that Craig Wright isn't Satoshi Nakamoto.