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As we enter Bitcoin’s 10th year of 99.999% uptime, several other promising crypto projects exist. But, for the time being, Bitcoin remains the undisputed ruler of the crypto space.

Here you’ll learn the basics of Bitcoin including news, commentary and introductory texts to help you get started with the most popular cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies by @Gal
On January 12 2009, an individual or group using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, announced that the first Bitcoin transaction had taken place. Ten Bitcoins had been magically t...
Cardano maintains value while investors flock to Bitcoin ahead of BTG fork by @Gal
Investors flocked to Bitcoin this week on hopes of cashing in on the soon-to-be Bitcoin Gold (BTG) cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, October 25, Bitcoin Gold will spring into existenc...
The U$ 170 million Bitcoin milk carton reward by @Gal
In 2012 the 2600 Hacker Quarterly magazine published what was to become the world's largest milk carton reward - ever. At today's Bitcoin market valuation (U$ 8568.00 / BTC) a...
How to buy Bitcoin near me? by @Gal
If you feel insecure about purchasing Bitcoin through virtual channels, a personal contact can go a long way in helping you break through the toughest barrier for new crypto inves...
SegWit adoption now over 30% by @Gal
Bitcoin has set a new landmark in SegWit adoption, having just crossed the 30% rate. With the 0.16.0 Bitcoin Core release, which introduced full support for SegWit, the networ...
ELI5 Bitcoin Puzzle Transactions by Gal Crypto
As the name implies, Bitcoin puzzle transactions are created as a challenge and not for the usual purpose of monetary transfer. Puzzles can be published for several reasons, in...
Understand the Dandelion Bitcoin privacy project by @Gal
The Dandelion privacy project is a BIP that is based on an idea that has been under public discussion since June 2017. It was submitted as a BIP in May 2018 and since then it has ...
SHA256: Larger Bitcoin blocks could make mining more expensive by @Gal
It seems like the large block discussion has been all but pacified, but there's an issue that didn't receive as much attention as it should have: the mining cost for larger blocks...
The most exotic places where you can spend Bitcoin by @Gal
Bitcoin is spreading like fire through many business niches, but did you know there's an ATM inside a library in the beatiful island of Easter Island, off the coast of Chile? H...
90% of Chinese Bitcoin mining infrastructure is located in Shenzhen, Henan and Beijing by @Gal
In late January 2020, the Financial Times published a controversial piece titled "Coronavirus is good for Bitcoin". The recent cryptocurrency bull run has also been spuriously ...