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Bitcoin

What is bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency created in 2009. Marketplaces called “bitcoin exchanges” allow people to buy or sell bitcoins using different currencies. Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person […]

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Bitcoin – Mining

When Bob creates a purchase request for Lisa, he does not send it to Lisa alone. Rather the request message is broadcasted on the entire network to which he is connected. Bob’s network is depicted […]

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Bitcoin – Future

Since Bitcoin is a new emerging technology which is underway, unforeseen developments can make its existence and continuation difficult. Concerning its security and future, there are numerous questions which no one can answer. How far […]

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Bitcoin – Applications

The following is a list of applications of bitcoins Bitcoins are being used to buy goods and services as more and more stores across the world are accepting bitcoin payments. Bitcoin transactions provide a customized […]

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Bitcoin – Glossary

In this chapter, we shall learn bitcoin glossary which describes over 50 bitcoin terms. Address A bitcoin address allows us to send and receive bitcoins on the bitcoin network. It is also the public key […]

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Bitcoin – Trading

Bitcoin trading can be highly profitable for professional investors as well as beginners. The market is new, highly fragmented and has huge spreads. It is open to arbitrage and margin trading. Thus, it is possible […]

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Bitcoin – Exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchange is where users can come together and trade in different cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies. Online currency exchanges are websites that are used for trading, that is, buying or selling bitcoins for dollars or […]

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Bitcoin – Mining

With Bitcoins, the process of creating the currency is called mining. Bitcoin miners use specialized software and hardware to verify bitcoin transactions and to solve complex math problems and are compensated by a certain number […]

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Bitcoin – Wallet

As we have already discussed, Bitcoin is a virtual currency made up of 0s and 1s. They are collected and stored in a software portfolio called a wallet. A wallet identifies amount of cryptocurrency with unique addresses that are […]

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Bitcoin – How do they work?

The process of creating or minting bitcoins is difficult to hack and this gives security to bitcoins. Another layer of security is the provision that every transaction has to be verified before being validated. This […]

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Bitcoin – Features

We have seen that bitcoins are becoming more and more popular and their usage is increasing at accelerated pace geographically. We will understand this process if we study different useful features of bitcoin that make […]

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Bitcoin – Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is digital currency that uses cryptography to secure its transactions. It is difficult to make counterfeit crypto currency because of this security feature. A remarkable feature of any cryptocurrency, is the fact that it […]

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Bitcoin – Environmental Setup

Satoshi Nakamoto released the first bitcoin software as open source code in January 2009. He later renamed it to “Bitcoin Core” to differentiate it from Bitcoin network. Bitcoin Core is a bitcoin implementation. It is […]

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Bitcoin – Introduction

Bitcoin emerged out of the 2008 global economic crisis when big banks were caught misusing borrowers’ money, manipulating the system, and charging exorbitant fees. To address such issues, Bitcoin creators wanted to put the owners […]

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Bitcoin Tutorial

The tutorial begins by introducing what bitcoins are, then proceeds with the installation of the bitcoin client software and wallets to make bitcoins transactions possible. It also discusses bitcoin mining, exchanges, and trading. Finally, it […]