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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.
Consensus Method
Proof Of Work
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
72 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
No New Tokens Created
Community size
Open Source
Team Memberes
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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.