Adam Back formally described "Hashcash", a proof of work system later used as part of Bitcoin mining algorithm. Satoshi Nakamoto actually referenced this paper in his Bitcoin whitepaper.
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Bitcoin whitepaper was published by Satoshi Nakamoto.
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Satoshi Nakamoto defined genesis block of bitcoin (block number 0), which had a reward of 50 bitcoins. In the coinbase transaction of this block is the text: "The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks", citing a headline in the UK newspaper The Times published on that date.
Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 BTC for two delivered Papa John's pizzas.▸ Learn moreMay 22, 2010
Bitcoin price raised from $1 to a peak of $32, gained 3200% in 3 months. The price bottomed out at $2 in November 2011.June 2011
Bitcoin bullrun ended with peak price $1156. The price fell to around $760 three days later and keep falling until $315 at the beginning of 2015.November 2013
Ethereum was announced at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami.
Ethereum was founded by Vitalik Buterin, Anthony Di Iorio, Charles Hoskinson, Mihai Alisie & Amir Chetrit (the initial 5) in December 2013. Joseph Lubin, Gavin Wood & Jeffrey Wilcke were added in early 2014 as founders.
Elizabeth Stark and Olaoluwa Osuntokun founded Lightning Labs, a company that develops a fast level 2 layer for Bitcoin - Lightning network.Jun, 2016
Bitcoin bullrun ended with peak price $20089. It raised from $975 on March it means gain of more that 2000%.December 2017
Elon Musk announced that Tesla would accept Bitcoin as a mode of payment to purchase vehicles.March, 2021
Officialy the first Cardano NFT project that uses current metadata standard has been launched.▸ Visit the website24 March, 2021
Cardano's "Africa deal" - the single biggest entity deployment of blockchain. IOHK announced a deal with Ethiopian government to use their product based on Cardano - Atala Prism - for 5 million of students.
Jack Mallers and Nayib Bukele announced on Miami Bitcoin 2021 conference that El Salvador will make Bitcoin a legal tender as the first country in the world.
Cynthia Lummis the first US Senator that holds Bitcoin, fights against anti-crypto infrastructure bill. With other senators files an amendment to the bill.▸ Learn more on CNBCAugust, 2021
From this day Bitcoin is a legal tender in El Salvador as the first country in the world. It uses lightning network so transactions are almost instant and almost free.
Franciz Suarez stated that Miami is looking to allow its residents to get paid in bitcoin, and to be able to pay their taxes using bitcoin.