Bitcoin (BTC) is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital currency. Powered by its users, it is a peer to peer payment network that requires no central authority to operate.
Key Points. Bitcoin price slowly climbed above a major resistance area near $6,300 against the US Dollar. There was a break above two important bearish trend lines near $6,310 and $6,350 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
Key Points. Bitcoin price surged higher and broke a crucial resistance near $6,380 against the US Dollar. There is a new key bullish trend line forming with support at $6,480 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
A Bitcoin wallet can be a lot safer than a bank account. Cypriots learnt this the hard way when their savings were confiscated in early 2013. This event was reported as causing a price surge, as savers rethought the relative risks of banks versus Bitcoin.
This Bitcoin chart shows Bitcoin priced in US Dollars through a feed from Coinbase, an exchange where Bitcoin can be bought and sold. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital currency.
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is hard fork (a community-activated update to the protocol or code) of Bitcoin that took effect on August 1st, 2017 that increased the block size to 8MB, to help the scale the underlying technology of Bitcoin.Nov 16th 2018: BCH was hard forked again and split into Bitcoin SV and Bitcoin ABC.
Bitcoin Average transaction fee, USD chart ... Transactions Block Size Sent from addresses Difficulty Hashrate Price in USD Mining Profitability Sent in USD Avg. Transaction Fee Median Transaction Fee Block Time Market Capitalization Avg. Transaction Value Median Transaction Value Tweets GTrends Active Addresses Top100ToTotal
Bitcoin value history (comparison to US$) Date USD : 1 BTC Notes Jan 2009 – Mar 2010 basically nothing No exchanges or market, users were mainly cryptography fans who were sending bitcoins for hobby purposes representing low or no value.
Bitcoin (₿) is a cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. It is a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user-to-user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries.