Bitcoin current price is $13,517.99.

bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC)

$13,517.99
-0.37% (24H)
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$250.66 B $23.98 B18.53 M BTC

Bitcoin current price is $13,517.99 with a marketcap of $250.66 B. Its price is -0.37% down in last 24 hours.

Bitcoin is the first successful internet money based on peer-to-peer technology; whereby no central bank or authority is involved in the transaction and production of the Bitcoin currency. It was created by an anonymous individual/group under the name, Satoshi Nakamoto. The source code is available publicly as an open source project, anybody can look at it and be part of the developmental process. Bitcoin is changing the way we see money as we speak. The idea was to produce a means of exchange, independent of any central authority, that could be transferred electronically in a secure, verifiable and immutable way. It is a decentralized peer-to-peer internet currency making mobile payment easy, very low transaction fees, protects your identity, and it works anywhere all the time with no central authority or banks. Bitcoin is design to have only 21 million BTC ever created, thus making it a deflationary currency. Bitcoin uses the SHA-256 hashing algorithm with an average transaction confirmation time of 10 minutes. Miners today are mining Bitcoin using ASIC chip dedicated to only mining Bitcoin, and the hash rate has shot up to peta hashes. Being the first successful online cryptography currency, Bitcoin has inspired other alternative currencies such as Litecoin, Peercoin, Primecoin, and so on. The cryptocurrency then took off with the innovation of the turing-complete smart contract by Ethereum which led to the development of other amazing projects such as EOS, Tron, and even crypto-collectibles such as CryptoKitties.

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Iran has reportedly amended regulations to allow imports to be funded with #bitcoin. The new legislation would make the Iranian central bank the only buyer for cryptocurrency miners in the country.

@n1ckchong reports

https://www.btctimes.com/news/iran-amends-law-to-fund-imports-with-bitcoin

Saylor is a #Bitcoin bull, bull, bull

@williamheasman reports

https://www.btctimes.com/news/Saylor-reveals-personal-bitcoin-holdings-microstrategy-buy-more

The #Bitcoin mempool has filled up with a backlog of transactions as Bitcoin’s hash rate dropped 45% over the course of three days, likely because miners in China are relocating their machines following the end of the rainy season.

@n1ckchong reports

https://www.btctimes.com/news/bitcoin-hash-rate-drops-45-percent

Avanti has officially become a digital assets bank after winning a banking charter in Wyoming with a unanimous 8-0 vote.

https://www.btctimes.com/news/avanti-becomes-us-regulated-bitcoin-bank

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