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Signs Bitcoin May Have Bottomed: Here’s What Experts Told Us

Where will bitcoin bottom out? As investors face a crypto bear market, many are looking for signals the cryptocurrency has hit a bottom. There are no sure signs, but here's what seasoned traders look for.
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Bitcoin ATMs: What You Need to Know Before Buying Bitcoin at an ATM

Buying crypto doesn’t have to involve dealing with complicated exchanges. In some places, there are ATM machines designed specifically for facilitating transactions.
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What Is Bitcoin Pizza Day?

In May, 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz set out to buy two large pizzas with bitcoin.
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What Are BIPs and Why Do They Matter?

Since Bitcoin doesn't have centralized leadership, Bitcoin Improvement Proposals are essential for the community to discuss and approve any upgrades.
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Is Bitcoin Legal?

The legality of your bitcoin activities will depend on where you are and what you are doing with it.
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The Link Between Bitcoin and Inflation

It has been said that some investors have flocked to bitcoin in order to protect their wealth from the impact of rampant inflation. But what does that mean, exactly?
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How Can Satoshi Nakamoto Have a Birthday? The Significance of April 5

You might hear that April 5, 1975 is the birthday of bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator. We explain the leading theory about why that date matters.
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How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?

Bitcoins are discovered rather than printed. Computers around the world “mine” for coins by competing with each other.
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty: Everything You Need to Know

In order to ensure bitcoin blocks are discovered roughly every 10 minutes, an automatic system is in place that adjusts the difficulty depending on how many miners are competing to discover blocks at any given time.
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Is Bitcoin Legal in the United States?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are regulated by an assortment of rules both at the federal and state level.
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What Is Cloud Mining?

Cloud mining is a hands-off way of earning cryptocurrency by renting computing power from third-party sources.
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Bitcoin Mixers: How Do They Work and Why Are They Used?

Bitcoin offers pseudonymity to users by design. But in order to be completely anonymous, you’ll need to use tools like bitcoin mixers.
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How to Use the Strike Mobile Payment App

Strike, the mobile payment app launched by Jack Mallers, lets you send money across borders cheaper than the usual wire transactions using bitcoin. Here’s what you need to know about the app.
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What Is a Satoshi? Understanding the Smallest Unit of Bitcoin

A single bitcoin is divisible, just like dollars, and the smallest unit is called a satoshi.
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Inversiones: qué porcentaje de cripto deberías tener en tu portafolio

¿Cuál es la cantidad adecuada de criptomonedas que hay que tener? Asesores financieros y expertos en inversiones están empezando a recomendar asignaciones específicas.
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What Can You Buy With Bitcoin?

At some point you’re going to want to spend your bitcoin. But where can you go to exchange it for goods and services?
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How to Buy Crypto on the Apps You Already Have

Buying bitcoin and other crypto assets doesn't have to be a painful and laborious process.
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How to Invest in Bitcoin Without Buying BTC

Regulated derivatives products allow investors to gain exposure to bitcoin without the hassle of dealing directly with crypto.
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Is a Crypto Winter Coming? 3 Things to Consider

There’s a definite chill in the air as the crypto market tries to shake off another steep crash. But is a new crypto winter really upon us?
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Cuatro cosas que deberías hacer en un mercado bajista de cripto

No es fácil mantener la tranquilidad mientras tus activos cripto registran pérdidas de dos dígitos. Pero no desesperes: sigue estos sencillos pasos y aprovecha al máximo esta oportunidad de caída de precios
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What Is Bitcoin?

In 2008, a pseudonymous programmer named Satoshi Nakamoto published a 9-page document outlining a new decentralized, digital currency. They called it Bitcoin.
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What Happens When All Bitcoin Are Mined?

The last bitcoin is expected to be mined sometime around the year 2140.
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What is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

In 2016, developers Thaddeus Dryja and Joseph Poon proposed a protocol called “the lightning network” that would enable faster and cheaper transactions while not having to change the block size.
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Can You Still Mine Bitcoin and Other Crypto From Home?

Despite popular belief, you don't need your own wind turbine or nuclear power plant to mine crypto profitably from home in 2022.
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How to Sell Bitcoin

Whether you want to spend or hold bitcoin, at some point you’ll probably want to sell some. Here's our guide on how to sell bitcoin.
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Why Use Bitcoin?

It’s fast, it’s cheap to use, it’s private and central governments can’t take it away.
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What Makes Bitcoin Price Go Up ... or Crash Down?

While bitcoin’s wild price movements might seem random, they are often driven by the same fundamental catalysts as in the traditional markets.
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How to Gift Bitcoin, NFTs and Other Crypto

If only your grandmother had bought you bitcoin for Christmas every year instead of a $10 multipack of socks…
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What Is Cryptocurrency?

When Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin protocol in January 2009, the first globally viable cryptocurrency had arrived.
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What Is a Bitcoin ETF?

Bitcoin ETFs allow investors to gain exposure to the leading cryptocurrency without having to actually own it.
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How to Send Bitcoin Tips on Twitter

There's a feature on Twitter that lets you receive tips via third-party payment channels. Learn how to set up this feature and how to send bitcoin-denominated tips.
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Cinco razones por las que bitcoin se mantiene por debajo de $50.000

El precio de la mayor criptomoneda por capitalización de mercado lleva más de 130 días luchando por superar la barrera psicológica de $50.000. ¿Cuáles son las razones?
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What Is a Bitcoin Futures ETF?

A bitcoin futures ETF is another type of regulated financial product that allows investors to indirectly participate in the bitcoin market.
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How to Set Up a Bitcoin Miner

While bitcoin mining is dominated by large companies with huge warehouses full of equipment, it’s still possible for individuals to successfully mine as part of a pool. Here's how to start crypto mining.
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What Are Bitcoin Mining Pools?

Find out what bitcoin mining pools are and how to join them. The same methods can be used for most cryptocurrencies.
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How Can I Buy Bitcoin?

With bitcoin adoption continuing to rise, it’s now possible to purchase the digital asset across a wide range of exchanges, brokerages and apps.
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Can the Bitcoin Network Scale?

You want to spend bitcoin in your daily purchases. But what would that look like in a world where services like Visa and Mastercard still dominate?
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Understanding Bitcoin Price Charts

Whether you already own bitcoin or plan to get some, you’ll want to know how much they’re worth.
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Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto?

No one knows who Satoshi Nakamoto really was, but we do know he was the inventor of Bitcoin, ushering in the age of cryptocurrency.
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How to Store Your Bitcoin

Bitcoin wallets store the private keys that you need to access a bitcoin address and spend your funds. But which kind suits you best?
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How Do Bitcoin Transactions Work?

Bitcoin transactions are sent from and to electronic bitcoin wallets, and are digitally signed for security.
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