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.
Bitcoin's price is "very attractive" because of this one simple indicator
Following an extended bout of sideways trading, Bitcoin and the aggregated cryptocurrency market has been able to post some decent upwards momentum, with BTC climbing above its previous key resistance level at $9,000.
Amid Blockchain Hype, Is There Still a Place for Litecoin?
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A Framework for Valuing Crypto Tokens
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Bitcoin Up $2k on Day as Market Nears $400 Billion
The price of bitcoin is surging on the back of a strong night-time trading session in which the cryptocurrency rose 10 percent to top $14,000 for the first time.
This Tiny Crypto Startup Has Lessons for Libra's 'Unbanked' Dreams
If Facebook's Libra project truly aims to serve the globe's 1.7 billion unbanked, the Hong Kong-based Bitspark might offer some insights.
Analyst: Bitcoin is printing the same pattern that marked December's $6,400 bottom
Over the past two weeks, global markets have been in chaos; along with Bitcoin plunging below $9,000 to a low of $8,400, equities, namely U.S. stocks, have fallen off a cliff.
New York Power Plant Mines $50,000 of Bitcoin a Day
A New York power plant turns to Bitcoin mining in a successful bid to increase profitability.
Coronavirus Will Send Bitcoin Price to $100,000 in 2020
Bitcoin will reach $100,000 and Jamie Dimon will be "Begging" the United States Federal Reserve for money to buy some.
Riot Reports 147% Monthly Growth In Average Daily Run Rate of BTC Mined
Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining firm Riot Blockchain has demonstrated a remarkable monthly growth of average daily run rate of Bitcoins mined, in February.
Legendary Soccer Player Turned BTC Pyramid Detained With Fake Passport
Legendary soccer player Ronaldinho Gaúcho was 'arrested' trying to enter Paraguay with a fake passport.