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Price History
Market Cap
105,782,374,884 USD
24h Volume
4,524,500,000 USD
Circulating Supply
17,113,400 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
62 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
No New Tokens Created
Community size
Open Source
Team Memberes
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China's Latest Government-Backed Crypto Rankings Put EOS 1st, BTC 17th
The second round of China's state-backed monthly ratings of cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects has been released, Cena News reported June 21.
CNBC's Brian Kelly: Current Bear Trend 'By No Means' Funeral for Bitcoin
Here's why he thinks the cryptocurrency will resurrect pic.
Tulips, Bubbles, Obituaries: Peering Through the FUD About Crypto
Let's take a look at some of the instances that have led to mainstream media outlets signalling the death of Bitcoin and examine where the industry is at midway through 2018.A brief history of Bitcoin deaths.
Cardano Founder, Charles Hoskinson: Cryptocurrency to Become Multi-Trillion Dollar Industry
Despite a recent market downturn, cryptocurrency interest and blockchain integration continue to rise across industries worldwide.
Top Five Biggest Crypto Mining Areas: Which Farms Are Pushing Forward the New Gold Rush?
Despite the reduction in the reward for generating blocks, a halving in the mining reward size from 25 Bitcoin to 12.5 Bitcoin and the increasing complexity of mining, miners can still receive up to $20 million per day in transaction confirmations.
4 Blockchain Entrepreneurs Win $100K Thiel Awards
Entrepreneurs and developers behind four different blockchain startups can add their names to the list of Thiel Fellowship awardees.
Crypto Markets Fall Further Amidst Week of FUD From Asian Sector
The crypto markets are continuing to take a tumble today, June 23, following slew of FUD-like news from the crypto sector in South Korea and Japan.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 22
ETH/USDEthereum did not reach the buy levels suggested by us in the previous analysis.
Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Price Rebound Above $10,000 by 2019
Todd Gordon, founder of predicted Bitcoin to drop to $4,000 prior to a rebound above $10,000 by 2019 on CNBC's Stock Draft June 22.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Slide Back in to Red as Market Reacts to Japanese Regulation, South Korean Tax Confusion
The cryptocurrency market has swung violently back into the red due to a series of regulatory movements from Asia, spooking skittish market participants.