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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.

Understand Bitcoin and altcoin prices by @Cryptobill
How is the price of Bitcoin determined? Where, exactly, does the U$ valuation of Bitcoin come from? In this article we take a look at how cryptocurrency prices are formed and we...
Why is Bitcoin a deflationary currency? What does this mean in practice? by @Cryptobill
To understand deflation we must first define its opposite: monetary inflation. We hear a lot about inflation on the news, but what exactly does it mean? As the term itself sugge...
Bitcoin is faster than credit cards, SWIFT and Western Union by @Cryptobill
There's been a lot of criticism about Bitcoin on the Internet lately. Since November 2017, the unconfirmed transactions pool had been spammed by certain groups who invested heav...
The most exotic places where you can spend Bitcoin by @Cryptobill
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? Ho...
Understand the Coinbase SegWit upgrade: what it means and how this will improve Bitcoin for everyone by @Cryptobill
Coinbase has announced the long awaited SegWit upgrade to their trading platform. We'd like to take this opportunity to discuss how this is a very important change and how it will ...
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? by @Cryptobill
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? We don't know and neither does anybody else. But we've got some ideas about who he might be, since there aren't too many people out there who possess the c...
Is Bitcoin illegal? Will I get in trouble for buying and trading Bitcoin? by @Cryptobill
Bitcoin is legal in most countries but you should check with your accountant or with an attorney if you believe you may get in trouble for using cryptocurrencies in your region. ...
How decentralized is Bitcoin? How can Bitcoin be secure if nobody controls it? by @Cryptobill
Bitcoin's decentralized consensus system is the key to understanding how it can be secure without anyone in particular having to verify every transaction. In the same article, we'v...
Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies by @Cryptobill
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 tr...