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Bitcoin (BTC)

Last Update: 2015-02-16 09:32 UTC

  • Date of Launch: 2009-01-03
  • Forked from: Written from scratch
  • Total Number of Coins: 21,000,000
  • Consensus Mechanism: Proof-of-Work
  • Hashing Algorithm: SHA-256
  • Supported Platforms: Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Linux, OS X, Web, Windows
  • Status: Healthy
  • Popularity: 1 (21 hits per day)
Bitcoin (BTC) is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is like cash for the Internet. Bitcoin is the first implementation of a concept called "crypto-currency", suggesting the idea of a new form of money that uses cryptography to control its creation and transactions, rather than a central authority. The first Bitcoin specification and proof of concept was published in 2009 in a cryptography mailing list by Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi left the project in late 2010 without revealing much about himself. The community has since grown exponentially with many developers working on Bitcoin. Initial announcement.


Bitcoin Summary
Cryptocoin Bitcoin (BTC)
Home Page https://bitcoin.org/
User Forums https://bitcointalk.org/
Documentation https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/
https://bitcoin.org/en/developer-documentation
Source Code https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin
http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/
Wallet Download https://bitcoin.org/en/choose-your-wallet
Blockchain Explorer https://blockchain.info/
Coin Exchanges http://howtobuybitcoins.info/
Coin Faucets https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/List_of_faucets
Mining Pools BitcoinMining.com/Comparison of mining pools
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Release History
Version Release Date Announcement • Release Notes • Changelog • Features List • Source Code
2015-02-16 release announcement, release notes, source code
2015-01-12 release notes, source code
2013-12-09 release notes, source code
2012-12-14 release notes, source code
2012-06-25 release notes, source code
2012-04-10 release notes
2011-11-21 release notes
2011-07-09 source code
2010-06-21 source code
2009-09-16 source code
2009-01-03 announcement

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