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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Gate.io is a bitcoin exchange platform which supports BTC, LTC, Ethereum, Qtum and more blockchain assets
Supports currencies from over 30 countries, verification-heavy, well-trusted.
Binance is a cryptocurrency exchange with a focus on the Chinese market and other Chinese coins
Largely-anonyous exchange that offers a wide variety of novel trading pairs.
Geared towards businesses in the Philippines, advanced financial features.
Anonymous, several Ethereum functionalities and hundreds of trading pairs.
NYU Students Complaining About Nouriel's Attack on Crypto Says Alum
Roubini pushed a narrative that claimed a Starbucks latte will cost $63 if paying with Bitcoin because a Bitcoin transaction fee is $60. In reality, the transaction fee of Bitcoin is below $0.1, which is common knowledge and verifiable to the public on the blockchain.
Fidelity Locks in Galaxy Digital as its First Crypto Client, "Robust Pipeline" of Customers to Come
Just days after blowing the lid off their new institutionally oriented cryptocurrency outfit, and Fidelity Investments has already bagged one of blockchain's household names as its first client.
Mt Gox's Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims
Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22.
Bitcoin Price Eyes Triangle Breakout Above $6.4K
Bitcoin is again trading in a narrowing price range above $6,400, but the lateral trading may soon give way to a rally, according to technical studies.
US Marshals Put Up More Than 600 Confiscated Bitcoins at Auction
A federal law enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of Justice has recently announced a bid auction for approximately 660 confiscated Bitcoins, the U.S. Marshals Service reports Thursday, Oct.18.
Cryptocurrency Loans Company Genesis Processes $550 Million in First Six Months
Institutional cryptocurrency over-the-counter broker Genesis Global Trading revealed its loans spin-off processed over half a billion dollars in its first six months in a new report Thursday, Oct. 18.
Off-Grid Crypto Transactions Get Closer to Reality
A New Zealand developer sent two signed Bitcoin transactions to his girlfriend's crypto wallet on Monday using only radio signals and a cheap smartphone while offline and not connected to a cell network.
How a Bitcoin Exchange Is Surviving a Central Bank Crackdown in India
Indian regulators' clampdown on cryptocurrency businesses is forcing the exchange startup Unocoin to experiment with stablecoins and ATMs to continue receiving fiat deposits from customers.
US Marshals to Auction $4.3 Million in Bitcoin Next Month
The U.S. Marshals have announced a plan to auction off nearly $4.3 million worth of bitcoin next month.
ZRX Spikes 40 Percent After Coinbase Listing
After months of speculation, San Francisco-based Coinbase launched the trading of 0x on its trading platform, causing a quick 40 percent rise in the asset's price after listing.