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Bitcoin hash rate on the rise

Bitcoin hash rate on the rise

More than a month after China cracked down on Bitcoin and crypto mining at home, the global network seems to be recovering with hash rate going up...

Anchorage to store seized digital currencies

Anchorage to store seized digital currencies

The US Department of Justice's (DoJ) Marshals Service has awarded a $6.6m contract to crypto custody firm Anchorage for storing seized digital...

Bank of America says CBDCs are ‘money’

Bank of America says CBDCs are ‘money’

Bank of America (BoA) has become the latest financial institution to express confidence in digital currencies, and specifically central bank digital...

PayPal to roll out crypto app

PayPal to roll out crypto app

PayPal has announced it is preparing to launch a crypto app that will offer consumers numerous features designed to appeal to digital currency...

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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. Read more here.


Because of bitcoin's decentralized nature and its trading on online exchanges located in many countries, regulation of bitcoin has been difficult. The legal status of bitcoin varies substantially from country to country and is still undefined or changing in many of them. Regulations and bans that apply to bitcoin probably extend to similar cryptocurrency systems. Read more here.


Bitcoin uses the digital signature concept along with Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm based on blockchain technology which is used to verify the transactions using digital signatures. Each investor or trader in the Bitcoin network has one or more search addresses with a respective pair of a public and private key based on their wallets. No transaction is ever deleted and will ever be deleted. Some things you need to know.


Free bitcoin wallets are available for all major operating systems and devices to serve a variety of your needs. For example, you can install an app on your mobile device for everyday use or you can have a wallet only for online payments on your computer. In any case, choosing a wallet is easy and can be done in minutes. Further reading.