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  • Cryptocurrency bitcoin marks 10 years

    October 31, 2008 marked the birth of bitcoin. Ten years on, the world's first cryptocurrency is at the forefront of a complex financial system viewed warily by markets and investors.

  • Legality of bitcoin in Bangladesh

    Legality of bitcoin in Bangladesh

    Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency invented in 2009 by a software developer allegedly named Satoshi Nakamoto with a goal to create “a new electronic cash system” that was “completely decentralised with no server or central authority.

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    Cryptocurrency: Should you jump on the bandwagon?

    Cryptocurrency was first introduced to the masses as a form of digital money; emphasising on the point that the future is cash-free.

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    Central banker takes stab at bitcoin 'bubble'

    The head of the Bank of International Settlements, the central bank for central banks, on Tuesday lambasted bitcoin as a speculative

  • Bitcoin skids amid broad cryptocurrency sell-off

    Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with bitcoin at one point sliding below $8,000 and headed for its biggest weekly loss since

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    Bitcoin and the future of cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin is a trending topic today due to the surge in its value in comparison to traditional currencies. The peak value

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    Deconstructing bitcoins: Future of money or a fraud?

    Bitcoin’s popularity in Asia has had a positive influence on other alternative cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and litecoin. Clearly there is a great demand for such digital money, even though its volatility hurts.

  • Bitcoin creator reveals identity

    Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright publicly identifies himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission follows years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital cash system.

  • MtGox bitcoin chief arrested in Japan

    Japanese police arrest CEO of the failed company MtGox, which was once the world's biggest exchange of the virtual currency, bitcoin.