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.
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Connects BTC traders via PayPal, wire transfer and credit cards.
India resident-only BTC exchange, easy-to-use platform and Android app.
Coineal is a world leading global digital asset exchange, established by experienced blockchain investors
Ripple-centric exchange that only accepts Japanese bank account deposits.
South Korean Exchange
Buy, Bitcoin, IOTA, Litecoin, Nano and Ethereum on a European exchange.
Davos, CBDCs, and the Rise of Bitcoin Art
The word from Davos, Switzerland, is blockchain not crypto, cashless futures and CBDCs, while Brekkie von Bitcoin gives us his take on the emergent field of bitcoin art.
Two Veteran Traders See Bullish Signs With Bitcoin Rebounding to $8.5K
Bitcoin bulls are attempting to start the weekend on the good foot by pushing the price to $8,500 and above.
Effect of CME Futures Options on BTC Price Depends on Halving
CME Bitcoin options is a net positive for cryptoSpeaking to Cointelegraph, cryptocurrency technical analyst Eric Thies said that CME options will bring in more stability in the market over the long run.
Bitcoin bounces back above $8,500; will it continue the uptrend?
Bitcoin is back above the $8,500 barrier signaling a potential further advance.
Notes From WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin
According to Egyptian businessman M. Shafik Gabr, chairman of the ARTOC Group for Investment & Development, some Middle Eastern nations are already exploring the possibility of settling oil contracts in bitcoin.
Travel Platform Travala Expands Payment Options With XEM
Travala, a service that lets its users pay for hotel stays with digital currency, has expanded its crypto payment options by adding support of NEM tokens.
Price Analysis Jan 24: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XLM, ADA
If the bulls can push the price above the 200-day SMA and $9,200 resistance zone, a rally to $10,360.
Major Bitcoin Cash Pools Force 12.5% Mining Tax on Community
Leading Bitcoin Cash personalities, including Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu and Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, proposed on Jan. 22 an "Infrastructure funding plan" that would see miners donate 12.5 percent of all block rewards to a Hong Kong entity.
Nearly 1 million Bitcoins worth $8.4 billion now held in Coinbase's cold storage wallets
San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase is reportedly holding nearly 1 million Bitcoin in its cold storage wallets.
Notes From the WEF: Cash Is Dead, Long Live Digital Cash
Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari - author of the bitcoin community cult classic "Sapiens" - said he's skeptical of bitcoin.