Bitcoin

History

BitcoinBitcoin (BTC), a merge of the words bit and coin, was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. It was the first decentralized virtual currency as well as the first technology to use the blockchain, a shared public ledger. Bitcoin is peer to peer open source project and can be used by anyone. It allows worldwide payments, instantly.

About Bitcoin
Website bitcoin.org
Twitter @Bitcoin
Currency Code BTC / XBT
Algorithm SHA-256
Mineable
By the numbers
BTC / USD $11,174.60   -0%
Market Cap $188,564,390,875.00
Volume $7,518,780,000.00
Supply 16,874,375.00
Difficulty 2874674234415
Start Date 3rd January 2009
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