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.

Winklevoss Twins Brief David Portnoy on Bitcoin, BTC Talks Continue
American internet celebrity David Portnoy officially hosted the Winklevoss Twins at his house for a long-due conversation regarding Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies.
Chainlink (LINK) to See Potential Correction as Investor Sentiment Show Concerning Signs
Chainlink (LINK) has been one of the best-performing cryptocurrencies in 2020 and has seen a 20% surge in the past 24 hours. Chainlink has set a new all-time high, the fourth time in less than two months, reaching $17.59 on Binance. Is a bear market coming?
Top Four South Korean Banks Announce Plans to Provide Cryptocurrency Custodial Services
Two of South Korea’s top banks have recently announced that they were looking into providing cryptocurrency custodial services to their clients.
BlackRock Gets Exposure to Bitcoin Through MicroStrategy, Both Firms U-Turn on Shaming Crypto
Investment giant BlackRock, the biggest stakeholder of MicroStrategy — has now indirect exposure to Bitcoin as the world’s largest intelligence company has recently purchased 21,454 Bitcoins.
US Government Seize Bitcoin Terrorism Funding for Islamic State and Al-Qaeda
The US Justice Department has revealed that it has seized cryptocurrency worth millions of dollars intended to fund the activities of terror groups like the military arm of Hamas, the Islamic State, and Al-Qaeda. This breakthrough is the largest clampdown on online terrorist fundraising,
Bitcoin is Superior to Cash, says MicroStrategy Chief Executive Following $250 Million Investment
MicroStrategy Chief Executive Michael Saylor said Bitcoin is superior to cash after the Nasdaq-listed data analytics firm sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency world with a $250 million inflation hedge investment into Bitcoin.
First Blockchain National Currency Platform Ready for Central Banks’ CBDC Issuance
The blockchain national currency platform issued by blockchain company Apollo Fintech was finalized and completed on August 12.
Blockchain-Based Driving Licenses in South Korea Hit One Million Drivers
Blockchain-powered driving licenses were made available as an option in South Korea in May.
Coinbase Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin-Backed Loans to US Clients
Coinbase announced yesterday that it was going to offer Bitcoin-backed loans to their US customers, set to be in effect for fall of this year.
Iran Pushes Oil Investment on Citizens, Winklevoss Advises Bitcoin
Despite the oil price taking a beating this year, Iran has urged its citizens to invest in a scheme that would pre-sell 220 million barrels and drive liquidity into the OPEC nation's struggling economy. In response, Cameron Winklevoss tweeted that Bitcoin is a far better investment.

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