What Exactly is a Bitcoin?

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This post originally comes from On Halloween 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis, a paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System was sent to a cryptography mailing list. The paper was written by an anonymous person (or persons) named Satoshi Nakamoto. Nakamoto described Bitcoin as a digital currency that would allow transactions between two parties without […]

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Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Draws Controversy

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Facebook’s announced cryptocurrency, Libra, has made quite the splash since it was first announced. For starters, it is already more well-known among the public than any other crypto besides Bitcoin. That includes staples of the cryptocurrency world, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, both of which have been around for years. While masses sit on the […]


Bitcoin Surges in Recent Weeks

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Cryptocurrencies have been on a roll in recent weeks, and Bitcoin is leading the pack. When people think about cryptocurrency, the first thing that comes to mind is Bitcoin. That is because Bitcoin was the first-ever cryptocurrency. Satoshi created Bitcoin in 2009 when he restructured the blockchain to support such digital currencies. Bitcoin’s value, which […]