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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

What is Bitcoin (BTC)?

Bitcoin (BTC) is a type of cryptocurrency, and as of May 2021, it is the cryptocurrency with the highest market capitali...
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

What is Bitcoin Cash (BCH)?

Bitcoin Cash, as the name implies, is a virtual currency that is closely related to Bitcoin. Its market capitalization i...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

Cryptocurrency Glossary

This page provides easy-to-understand explanations of terms related to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency (virtual currency). ...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What is Proof of Work (PoW)?

Proof of work (PoW) is a method of consensus building among an unspecified number of participants (consensus algorithm)....
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What is Bitcoin Halving?

Halving is the timing when the mining reward of a cryptocurrency is halved. For example, in the case of bitcoin (BTC)...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What is a Hard Fork?

Hard Fork is a method of changing the specifications of a blockchain, an update that is not backward compatible. The ...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What is Mining?

Bitcoin compiles new transactions and adds them to the blockchain while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the pr...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What is Miner?

The people who perform the work (mining) of approving the successful completion of Bitcoin transactions. Miners receive ...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What is XBT?

XBT is the currency unit of Bitcoin. BTC is the most common, but the unit "XBT" is also sometimes used. The U.S. d...
Cryptocurrency Glossary

What are Satoshi, mBTC and μBTC?

Satoshi is the smallest unit of Bitcoin (BTC). The minimum unit of Bitcoin (BTC) is 0.00000001 BTC, which is called "...
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