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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Binance is a cryptocurrency exchange with a focus on the Chinese market and other Chinese coins
Semi-anonymous cryptocurrency-only exchange, has unique trading pairs.
Euro-centric exchange that offers a wide variety of EUR / crypto pairs.
Turkey's premiere bitcoin exchange, specializes in BTC/TRY trades.
Remitano provides escrowed P2P Bitcoin marketplace where people buy and sell Bitcoin easily and safely
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.