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Market Cap
184,692,522,353 USD
24h Volume
15,003,933,065 USD
Circulating Supply
17,881,537 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
76 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
No New Tokens Created
Community size
Open Source
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Price Analysis 17/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM
XRP/USD. XRP plummeted below the critical support of $0.27795 on Aug. 14 and fell to a new yearly low of $0.225 on Aug. 15, which is a bearish sign.
QuadrigaCX Users Request Details on How EY Lost 103 Bitcoins
Users of now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are requesting further information concerning the recent loss of 103 Bitcoins during the funds' recovery.
Bitcoin SV Devs to Offer 'Office Hours' for Project Assistance, Consulting
Bitcoin SV blockchain developer and blockchain organization service Open Directory creator synfonaut has launched a consulting service called Office Hours.
These Bitcoin Users Want DAI and DeFi
Summa co-founder James Prestwich wants to bridge the great divide: bitcoin vs. ethereum.
Bakkt granted approval from CFTC, Bitcoin futures launching September
Bakkt was granted the first approval from the CFTC for physically-settled Bitcoin futures.
19-Year-Old Sentenced to 20 Months for Selling Stolen Data for BTC
Elliot Gunton, aged 19 and of Mounteney Close in Norwich, pleaded guilty to supplying online personal data and hacking services for cryptocurrency.
Crypto Market Sends Mixed Signals as Ether and Bitcoin Price See Green
Friday, Aug. 16 - Bitcoin and Ether are seeing some upward movement as XRP continues to slump.
Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence
A British man has been handed 20 months in jail and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 for offering hacking services and stolen private data in return for cryptocurrency.
China's Digital Fiat Wants to Compete With Bitcoin
A review of over 50 patent applications submitted by the People's Bank of China shows t.he design of its central bank digital currency will only resemble a cryptocurrency in limited ways.
Bakkt Says It's 'Cleared to Launch' Bitcoin Futures Next Month
The Intercontinental Exchange's young subsidiary announced Friday that it had acquired a New York state trust charter through the New York State Department of Financial Services.