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If you prefer, you can download Quandl's Bitcoin data using our free apps for Python, R, Matlab and more. You can also download Bitcoin data directly from within Excel using our free Excel add-in. Bitcoin is a digital currency based on an open-source peer-to-peer software protocol that is independent of any central authority. Bitcoin issuance and transactions are carried out collectively by the Bitcoin network.
Bitcoin relies on cryptography to secure and validate transactions, and is thus often referred to as a "cryptocurrency". Bitcoins can be "mined" by users, and also transferred from user to user, directly via computer or smartphone without the need for any intermediary financial institution. Bitcoin transactions are pseudonymous and decentralized. Proponents of Bitcoin argue that it is not susceptible to devaluation by inflation or seigniorage in the way other modern "fiat" currencies are.
Nor is it associated with an arbitrary store of value such as gold, unlike hard-money or representative currencies. The Bitcoin protocol was first described by Satoshi Nakamoto a pseudonym in At its core, Ripple is based around a shared and public database or ledger, which uses a consensus process that allows for payments, exchanges and remittance in a distributed process.
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. Litecoin is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. Mathematics secures the network and empowers individuals to control their own finances. Litecoin features faster transaction confirmation times and improved storage efficiency than the leading math-based currency.
With substantial industry support, trade volume and liquidity, Litecoin is a proven medium of commerce complementary to Bitcoin. Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract scripting functionality.
It provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine, the Ethereum Virtual Machine EVM , which can execute scripts using an international network of public nodes. Ethereum also provides a value token called "ether", which can be transferred between participants and is used to compensate participant nodes for computations performed.
Gas, an internal transaction pricing mechanism, is used to prevent spam on the network and allocate resources proportionally to the incentive offered by the request. The fork occurred on August 1, Dogecoin is a cryptocurrency featuring a Shiba Inu from the "Doge" Internet meme on its logo.
It was introduced on December 8, Compared to other cryptocurrencies, Dogecoin has a fast initial coin production schedule: As of 30 March , over 65 billion Dogecoins have been mined.
While there are currently few commercial applications for Dogecoin, the currency is gaining traction as an Internet tipping system, in which social media users grant Dogecoin tips to other users for providing interesting or noteworthy content.