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Bitcoin is the pioneer of blockchains and cryptocurrencies, introduced in a white paper released in 2008 by an apparently pseudonymous person or group of people known as Satoshi Nakamoto. The document described a peer-to-peer method of transferring money without the use of financial institutions. The cryptocurrency known as bitcoin or BTC debuted in 2009. Transactions are recorded on a public ledger (a blockchain) by entities known as miners who engage in process called proof-of-work. Miners are rewarded for doing that by getting newly minted bitcoin. Some proponents view BTC as an alternative to fiat currencies and a hedge against inflation. Bitcoin has inspired the creation of numerous other cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects.

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OKCoin Delists Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV: Here's Why

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Is Bitcoin’s Rising Popularity Putting Pressure on Central Banks to Issue Digital Currencies?
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Investment Strategists On Bitcoin’s Anticipated Move to $50K
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Investment Strategists On Bitcoin’s Anticipated Move to $50K

MicroStrategy Begins Hiring for New Bitcoin Initiatives
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Institutional Investment in Crypto Has Reached a Crescendo: Kraken
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