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Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency that allows instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority. Money transfers and the minting of new coins are carried out collectively by the network. The open source software that enables Bitcoin is released under the MIT license. Click here for a concise explanation of how it works or here for a detailed technical description.
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How US Government Shutdown Affects Bitcoin ETF Approval
21 Jan 2019 06:25

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is due to make a decision on the Vaneck Solidx bitcoin ETF next month, and the ...

Regulations Have Ruined the Physical Bitcoin Industry
20 Jan 2019 22:50

As bitcoiners celebrate the 10th anniversary of Satoshi’s invention, veteran enthusiasts will be aware that a lot has changed since the early days. One ...

Cryptocurrency GIFs: Animations That Capture the Mood of the Markets
20 Jan 2019 20:25

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is filled with unique individuals with a penchant for sharing dank memes. Besides an arsenal of killer graphics that depict the current mood of the markets, they’re also ...

Indonesian Unicorn Go-Jek Acquires Majority Stake in Filipino Crypto Wallet
20 Jan 2019 18:30

Indonesian unicorn Go-Jek has announced a partnership between the company’s payments platform, Go-Pay, and Filipino cryptocurrency wallet Coins.ph. Local media has reported that the deal will ...

Clearing Up Casper, Proof Of Stake, And Beacon Chain Confusion, Once And For All


19 Jan 2019 00:30

An (extensive) summary of the first phase of the beacon chain rollout.

Beacon Chain To Finalize Ethereum 1.0 Chain


18 Jan 2019 21:40

In today’s core devs call, Vitalik Buterin and Danny Ryan discussed how the coming proof-of-stake beacon can be used to finalize the existing proof-of-work chain.

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"The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that's required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. We have to trust them with our privacy, trust them not to let identity thieves drain our accounts. Their massive overhead costs make micropayments impossible. With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless."
Satoshi Nakamoto