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BITCOIN

 

What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the world’s first open-source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency developed by a pseudonymous person or group of people under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. The identity of Satoshi Nakamoto remains a mystery. The crypto is run on distributed ledger technology, also known as blockchain. Bitcoin allows for lower transaction fees than traditional online payment systems, and is decentralized, unlike government-backed currencies. Bitcoin is the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and has a limit of 21 million coins. The cryptocurrency uses a proof-of-work protocol to enable security, privacy, and legitimacy of monetary transactions. The issuance of Bitcoin requires mining, where programmers solve a difficult cryptographic puzzle to be able to mine Bitcoin, which earns them a reward. Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrencies, all other cryptocurrencies are known as altcoins.


Bitcoin Exchange Balances At Two Year Low
A decrease in bitcoin balances on exchanges signals that many investors could be holding for the long-term.
Woman Arrested for Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire Deal with Dark Web
A Nevada woman has been charged with a murder attempt in which she paid a hitman Bitcoin in exchange for killing off her ex-husband.
China Promotes DeFi and Ethereum on CCTV, But Isn't Crypto Banned?
A segment on China's CCTV appeared to actively promote Etheruem and DeFi, but isn't Beijing anti-crypto?
Bitcoin Price and the Stock Market to Decouple Soon, says On-Chain Analyst
Bitcoin’s price action with the stock market, including the S&P 500 has been highly correlated, however, the end could be near.
Why is the Bitcoin Price Correlation with the Stock Market Currently High?
Unlimited Quantitative Easing has had the most significant impact on the stock and crypto market, meaning both markets have a strong correlation with monetary policy.
Why Regulated Banks Have Greater Potential For Financial Crime Than Bitcoin and Crypto
While agencies focus their attention on transparent Bitcoin transactions, banks have had an official free pass disclaimer to facilitate money laundering the entire time.
Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices Unaffected Despite $150M Hack Suffered by KuCoin
Bitcoin and Ethereum prices have been reported to be unaffected by the security breach that impacted coin exchange KuCoin and that resulted in a loss of $150M.
KuCoin Loses $150 Million Due to Security Breach But Compensation to Follow
KuCoin, a Singapore-based crypto exchange, has disclosed the suspicious withdrawal of large amounts of Bitcoin, ERC-20, and Ether.
Why Hong Kong Will Be a Leading Digital Asset Trading Centre in Asia
Reasons why Hong Kong will a leading digital asset trading centre in Asia.
IRS Updates 1040 Income Tax Form, Lays Traps for Crypto Tax Cheats
The IRS plans to update the 1040 income tax form for 2020 to make it more difficult for taxpayers to avoid declaring their crypto assets.

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