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.
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One of the first fully-licensed bitcoin exchanges to offer advanced wallet functionality.
One of the original and most trusted web-based bitcoin wallets.
Allows users to buy BTC using a large number of transacting services, including Neteller and Skrill.
Bitcoin Core Client
The original, open-source BTC node software written in C++, contains the entire BTC blockchain.
A multi-functional, open-API wallet, stores a variety of financial instruments, for EU residents only.
An easy to use and popular Android multicurrency wallet with an emphasis on anonymity.
Ongoing Economic Crises in Venezuela and Beyond Show That the Idea of Bitcoin as a Store of Value Is Increasingly Catching On
Cointelegraph has already shown in a 2018 article how Venezuela's recent plight resulted in a surge in popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, while data from Coin Dance reveal that over 35,000 Bitcoin was traded for bolívar on the LocalBitcoins crypto exchange over the entire course of last year.
Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Wallet App
United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Bitcoin Cash to its Coinbase Wallet, according to an announcement published on Feb. 19.
Cryptos 'Not a Substitute' for the Yellow Metal, Says World Gold Council
Cryptocurrencies are "No substitute for gold," according to the World Gold Council.
The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals
For the first time since August, there are now multiple bitcoin exchange-traded fund proposals sitting before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Bitcoin Price Looks North As Trading Volumes Hit 9-Month Highs
View Bitcoin witnessed an inverse head-and-shoulders breakout on Monday and rose to $4,000 yesterday, confirming a bullish reversal on the daily chart.
SEC Set to Begin Fresh Consultation Period on CBOE-VanEck Bitcoin ETF
United States regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission says it will shortly commence the countdown period to approval or disapproval of the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin exchange-traded fund.
Elon Musk Calls Bitcoin 'Brilliant,' Better Than Paper Money for Value Transfer
Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has officially gone public with his belief cryptocurrency offers an improved alternative to conventional money.
Bitmain Launches New Energy-Efficient 7nm ASIC Chip for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
Bitmain, the largest mining hardware manufacturer in the world, has launched a new 7nm ASIC mining chip which achieves new levels of performance, chip size, and energy efficiency for mining Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.New Chips For Mining Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Elon Musk: Bitcoin Has 'Quite Brilliant' Structure, Paper Money is Going Away
On this note, Musk stressed that "It would not be a good use of Tesla resources to get involved in crypto. We're just really trying to accelerate the advance of sustainable energy."
Countdown Restarts Tomorrow for SEC Decision on CBOE-VanEck Bitcoin ETF
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may make an initial decision on not one, but two different bitcoin exchange-traded fund proposals by April 5.