Bitcoin

5,307.72
0.09%
USD
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Price History
Market Cap
93,705,396,516 USD
24h Volume
13,830,924,340 USD
Circulating Supply
17,654,550 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.
Blockchain
Blockchain
Consensus Method
Proof Of Work
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
72 months
Algorithm
N/a
Block Processing
10
Emission Rate
No New Tokens Created
Community size
40,040
Open Source
Yes
CEO
N/A
CTO
N/A
Team Memberes
N/A
Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin interest jumps on Google, trends down on Twitter
Google search interest for bitcoin jumped following its surge to $5,000.
New York BitLicense could convince the CFTC to greenlight Bakkt
Bakkt, an institutional cryptocurrency trading platform led by the Intercontinental Exchange, is reportedly considering obtaining a New York BitLicense.
Local Media: Afghanistani, Tunisian Central Banks Consider Issuing Bitcoin Bonds
Afghanistan and Tunisia's central banks are looking to issue a bitcoin bond, Hong Kong-based news outlet Asia Times reports on April 17.
Bitcoin Accounts for 98% of Crypto-Denominated Ransomware Payments, Study
Bitcoin continues to account for the lion's share of crypto-denominated ransomware payments, according to Coveware's Q1 2019 Global Ransomware Marketplace report, published on April 15.
3% of American Retirees Own Some Bitcoin, While 33% Have No Idea What Bitcoin Is: Survey
About 3% of American retirees claimed to own some bitcoin in a new survey released by precious metals-focused magazine Gold IRA Guide on April 17.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 19
We swill suggest a trade when the pair decisively sustains above $0.33108.
Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,250 as Top Oil Futures See Slight Uptrend
Friday, April 19 - The top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day by press time, as bitcoin hovers over the $5,250 mark.
In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has for the first time penalized what it dubs a "Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchanger" for breaking anti-money laundering rules.
Bitcoin Clings on Above Key Support Amid Signs of Price Pullback
A close below $4,912 on Sunday would validate the previous week's doji candle and allow a deeper price pullback.
SBI Holdings: Bitcoin Cash Removal Amid Bitcoin SV Delistings Was Coincidence
Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings says the removal of bitcoin cash from its exchange this week was not a result of the other deslistings involving bitcoin SV, Cointelegraph Japan reported April 19.
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