Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator. The network is peer-to-peer and transactions take place between users directly through the use of cryptography, without an intermediary.

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Founded2009
Websitebitcoin.org
Bitcoin was founded in 2009
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Key People/Management at Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto

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Bitcoin Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

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Bitcoin (BTC)
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Bitcoin Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitcoin News and Updates

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin steady, Tether still trading at a discount

Bitcoin prices are holding Monday’s gains but Tether and Bitfinex concerns linger

Dev sends Bitcoin without using the web or the power grid

One day we might all be able to send Bitcoin from literally anywhere in the world, with no electricity and no internet connection. Off-grid cryptocurrency transactions seem to be becoming an achievable possibility as yet another developer has managed to send Bitcoin without a data connection, using …

Colleges Are Baffled by Bitcoin Donations

Colleges Are Baffled by Bitcoin Donations

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin jumps after credit scare; Fidelity enters crypto sphere

Bitcoin prices are trading sharply higher Monday after a credit scare on a major cryptocurrency exchange created a rush for the No. 1 digital currency.

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin jumps after credit scare

Bitcoin prices are trading sharply higher Monday after a credit scare on a major cryptocurrency exchange created a rush for the No. 1 digital currency.

Bitcoin Price Jumps as Cryptocurrency Traders Become Wary of Tether ‘Stablecoin’

The "dollar-pegged" cryptocurrency is now worth significantly less.
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Bitcoin Blogs

How to Help Translate Bitcoin.org

If you’re a fluent or native speaker of a language other than English, this blog post will help you learn how to get started translating Bitcoin.org so that more people around the world who speak your language can learn about Bitcoin. Thank you to Simon AKA “Komodorpudel” for preparing content to h…

A Big Thanks to Recent Translators

Acknowledging Recent Translators Thanks to a sponsorship from Paxful, the following volunteer translators who have been the most active contributors in recent months are being given bitcoin for their efforts: Abegi FrancescoGalati JurgenH Kasvain Komodorpudel Kruell233 MedMus Ra…

Bitcoin.org is 10 Years Old!

Bitcoin.org, registered August 18, 2008 This month marks 10 years since the bitcoin.org domain was registered. Bitcoin.org was originally registered and owned by Bitcoin’s first two developers, Satoshi Nakamoto and Martti Malmi. When Satoshi left the project, he gave ownership of the domain to ad…

A New Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful

Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful Paxful, a leading P2P exchange that helps people buy bitcoin, has become a supporting sponsor of Bitcoin.org. Since the Bitcoin Foundation sponsorship ended in 2015, Bitcoin.org has been self-funded by the domain owners and by community donations. This quarterly …

Alert Key and Alert System Vulnerabilities Disclosure

The bitcoin alert keys are disclosed in this blog post, followed by a description of the purpose of this information and its history. The bitcoin alert system has been completely retired. The network is not at risk and this warning may be safely ignored if you do not have an ancient node (running v0…

Bitcoin Company Life and Culture

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