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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. It is digital form of currency used for peer-to-peer payment or exchange of value.

Bitcoin is decentralized and operate without the need for a central bank or authority. The cryptocurrency was invented by an unknown person or group that goes by the name Satoshi Nakamoto. In 2008, Satoshi  wrote a white paper on the idea of Bitcoin and in 2009 the cryptocurrency was made available to the world via the internet.

The Bitcoin network uses a process known as cryptography to secure its transaction and a second process known as mining to verify the each transaction. The mining process involves the use of computation to solve complicated mathematical equations. Miners are rewarded Bitcoins for solving theses equations. Transaction are then compiled in groups, mined and stored in the form of a blockchain ledger. A copy of the updated ledger constantly issued to each user or participant of the network.

Bitcoin price peaked at $19,783 in December 2018.

The current Bitcoin price in USD is $ 5,605.76

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Bitcoin Exchanges

Binance is a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. The platform was initially based in China but relocated its headquarters to Japan in 2017 when China issued a nationwide ban on all cryptocurrency exchanges. Primary features of the Binance include:

  • Safety Stability – Multi-cluster system architecture

  • All Devices Covered – Web, Android, iOS, Mobile Web, Windows , macOS

  • High Performance – Capable of processing 1,400,000 orders per second

  • Multilingual Support – Support and FAQs available in multiple languages

  • High Liquidity – Abundant resources and partners

  • Multiple-Coin Support – BTC, ETH, LTC, BNB

You can also check the current Bitcoin price at this exchange. 

Coinbase image of the one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange of Bitcoin, Light Coin

Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. We’re based in San Francisco, California.

Bitcoin is the world’s most widely used alternative currency with a total market cap of over $100 billion. The bitcoin network is made up of thousands of computers run by individuals all over the world.

Coinbase currently has over 20 million users and has traded over $150 Billion USD in trade. The platform continues to expand its reach as it rolls out new projects like:

  • GDax – A cryptocurrency trading platform 

  • Coinbase Custody – A cryptocurrency cold storage service 

  • As well as continue to add more cryptocurrencies to the list of tradable option on the platform. 

You can also check the current Bitcoin price at this exchange. 

Founded in 2014 by three cybersecurity engineers, Bittrex is the premier U.S.-based blockchain platform, providing lightning-fast trade execution, dependable digital wallets and industry-leading security practices. Our mission is to help advance the blockchain industry by fostering innovation, incubating new and emerging technology, and driving transformative change. Major features of the platform include:

  • Secure Platform

  • Custom-built trading engine

  • Fast deposits and withdrawals

  • Driving Innovation

  • Commitment to compliance

You can also check the current Bitcoin price at this exchange. 

Poloniex is a pure crypto to crypto exchange based in the United States. With a grand redesign in early 2015 the site has added a wealth of features to provide a fully immersive trading experience. Technical analysis charts and live chat mean it is easy to stay abreast of news flow and analyse price trends before taking a position.

For a crypto to crypto exchange there is good security and decent volume and Order book depth for the majority of its trading pairs. Trading fees are flat at 0.2% and deposit and withdrawal fees are subject to the blockchain’s specific minimum transaction fee. Source: TokenMarket

You can also check the current Bitcoin price at this exchange. 

Bitfinex is a full-featured spot trading platform for major digital assets & cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Litecoin, Ripple, NEO, Monero and many more. Bitfinex offers leveraged margin trading through a peer-to-peer funding market, allowing users to securely trade with up to 3.3x leverage.

We also boast a suite of order types to help traders take advantage of every situation. major features of the platform are:

  • Exchange – Bitfinex offers the most liquid order book in the world, allowing users to easily exchange Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Litecoin, Ripple, NEO and many other digital assets with minimal slippage.

  • Margin TradingBitfinex allows up to 3.3x leverage trading by providing traders with access to the peer-to-peer funding market.

  • Margin Funding – Liquidity providers can earn interest by providing funding to traders wanting to trade with leverage. Funding is traded on an order book at various rates and periods.

  • Order Types – Bitfinex offers a suite of order types to give traders the tools they need for every scenario. Discover more about our most advanced Algorithmic orders types.

  • Customizable Interface – Organize your workspace according to your needs: compose your layout, choose between themes, set up notifications and data preferences.

  • Security – Security of user information and funds is our first priority. Learn more about our security features and integrations.

You can also check the current Bitcoin price at this exchange. 

OKEx is a cryptocurrency exchange that provides financial services to global traders who use blockchain technology. The exchange offers “hundreds of tokens and futures trading pairs to help traders optimize their strategy” and claims to have “gained millions of dollars’ worth of investments from leading enterprises”.

Main features of the exchange include:

  • Fiat Trading – A trusted platform with intuitive user interface allowing professionals to trade tokens with fiat currency conveniently.

  • Token / Margin Trading – Trade over a hundred types of tokens including Bitcoin, Ethereum & Litecoin with leverage options.

  • Futures Trading – Stabilize income earned through futures trading, arbitrage and hedge your risks conveniently.

  • Index Tracker – A portfolio of tokens in one transaction. Achieve long term returns through low volatility index.

  • OK Blockchain Capital – Fully-integrated services for blockchain entrepreneurial teams and projects.

You can also check the current Bitcoin price at this exchange. 

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Bitcoin Social Media News

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Miner Abandons Swedish County, Leaves $1.5M in Unpaid Electricity Bills https://t.co/7v4GY7fuTq

Coinbase Ventures Backs Home Crypto Mining Startup Coinmine https://t.co/5Fzt2dTEhk

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