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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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When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise
23 Sep 2018 10:00 It used to be that downtime was unheard of on blockchain networks. As new protocols and new trade-offs emerge, that's no longer the case.

Crypto Trading 101: The Moving Average Convergence Divergence
23 Sep 2018 09:00 The MACD is one of the most widely used indicators for gauging trend strength and momentum. Best of all, it's also one of the easiest to master.

Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs
22 Sep 2018 11:45 Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward in the hope of halting ASICs from effectively operating on the ethereum network.

The Latest Bitcoin Bug Was So Bad, Developers Kept Its Full Details a Secret
21 Sep 2018 22:30 This week's major bitcoin bug was even worse than developers let on – it could have been used to effectively print more bitcoin.

XRP Shot Up 75% During Friday's Bullish Trading Session
21 Sep 2018 21:22 XRP surged over 75% today as it became the world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization for a brief period.

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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