On 31 October 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper on bitcoin, an innovative payment network and a new type of money.
It is still unknown who is hiding under the nickname of the creator of the first cryptographic currency, as well as one person or group of people. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey previously expressed his admiration for the idea of hiding the authorship of Bitcoin under a false name, and white paper was called “poetry”.
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The price of bitcoin at the time of writing is $13,753 (CoinGecko), with market capitalisation in excess of $254 billion.
The miners have already produced over 18.5 million coins out of the 21 million coins programmed by the algorithm.
The Bitcoin network hashretstrait is recovering from the recent fall caused by the seasonal migration of the miners to 112.2 EH/s (BitinfoCharts).
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