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Bitcoin
Bitcoin logo.svg
A common logo frae the bitcoin reference client
Date o introduction 3 Januar 2009; 8 years ago (2009-01-03)
Uiser(s) Warldwide
Production 25 bitcoins per block (approximately every ten minutes) till approximately the year 2017,[1] an then efterwards 12.5 bitcoins per block for 4 years till next halvin. This halvin continues till 2110-2140.
 Soorce Number of bitcoins in circulation
 Method Increase in the supply
Subunit
10−8 satoshi[2]
Seembol BTC, XBT,[3] BitcoinSign.svg

Bitcoin is a peer-tae-peer payment seestem introduced as open soorce saftware in 2009 bi developer Satoshi Nakamoto.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ron Dorit; Adi Shamir (2012). "Quantitative Analysis of the Full Bitcoin Transaction Graph" (PDF). Cryptology ePrint Archive. Retrieved 18 October 2012. 
  2. "Cracking the Bitcoin: Digging Into a $131M USD Virtual Currency". Daily Tech. 12 June 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 20 January 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  3. Jon Matonis (17 September 2013). "Bitcoin gaining market-based legitimacy as XBT". Coindesk. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  4. "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System" (PDF). bitcoin.org. October 2008. Retrieved 28 April 2014.