A decade in, blockchain and cryptocurrencies remain a source of confusion

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Beijing, China - December 29, 2017: Two months after the closure of Chinese exchanges, Bitcoin price broke $11000 in December 2, 2017, and some new forks of Bitcoin were launched: Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Btcoin Gold (BTG), Bitcoin Diamond (BCD). Photos of cryptocyrrencies Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, dogecoin with trditional money, new currency system, full depth of focus. Photo courtesy of yesfoto/iStock/Getty Images.
In January 2009, when the first bitcoins were mined, few had heard the term “cryptocurrency.” For their first year in existence, no one traded the bits of code that purported to be digital cash, effectively putting their price at zero. ...

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