bitcoin

{BTC details
Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital currency. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without the need of a central authority. There is no government, corporation that owns Bitcoin and it’s compeltely independent of banks. With Bitcoin, you have full control of your money.

  • Released: January 2009
  • Code: BTC
  • Encryption: SHA-256
  • Mining: GPU, FPGA and ASIC
  • Block: 1 block generated every 10 minutes and reward will halve every 210,000 blocks
  • Difficulty changes every 2016 blocks
  • Total: 21 millions total BTC will be mined by the year 2140

Getting started: main website | bitcoin foundation | reddit | forum | video: what is bitcoin?

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