Buzzword Bingo: Bitcoin
Bitcoin

related: cryptocurrency

Bitcoin -- http://bitcoin.org -- is a digital currency, a protocol, and a software that enables
  • Instant peer-to-peer transactions
  • Worldwide payments
  • Low or zero processing fees
  • And much more!

Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment systems. The software is a community-driven, free, open-source project released under the MIT license.

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    Elsewhere on the Web

    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bitcoin-price-plummets-after-exchange-loses-65-million-to-hackers-2016-08-03
    http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/
    http://qz.com/728023/the-halvening-is-upon-us-bitcoins-reward-for-miners-just-dropped-50/
    http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/16/bitcoin-atm-funds-first-run
    http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/09/bitcoin-homeless
    http://www.wired.com/2015/08/bitcoin-schism-shows-genius-open-source

    ChangeTip

    https://www.changetip.com
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ChangeTip

    Wikipedia

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin

    Recommended Listening

    Buying Beer with Bitcoins, Google I/O Smorgasboard

    From the digital divide to inclusive innovation: the case of digital money - We bring together an expert panel to discuss the growing use of digital money and how the technology is helping to democratise financial services worldwide.

    Bitcoin: from the beginning - How did the Bitcoin virtual money system get started? Dr Karl takes a bite out of history.