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How Bitcoin Started

The beginning or Genesis of Bitcoin dates back to October of 2008. This was when the developer, Satoshi Nakamoto wrote the code for Bitcoin. Actually the true identity is not known, as the name Satoshi is just a pseudonym. The actual operation of this software was started on January 3, 2009. It was developed as a free project on Source Forge. Since this time the number of units of Bitcoin in circulation has reached approximately 11 million. There is a cap on the number of Bitcoins that […]

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