What are Bitcoin Transaction Accelerators?
Imagine what it would be like if you’ve just sent some Bitcoins and the network is yet to confirm your transaction. And then, you realize that you’ve been patiently waiting for two whole hours and the Bitcoin appears to be stuck in an imaginary tunnel.
Your contact on the other end is beginning to question the veracity of your claim. You’ve sent them the transaction hash, but all this block and chain stuff are beginning to come off as some high sounding chicanery – after all, just how old is this technology anyway? Who is to say some enterprising upstart somewhere hasn’t found a way to “tickle” the system and this transaction right here was ground zero!
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What’s happening in the world of cryptocurrency is nothing short of a revolution.
The potential of Bitcoin is still not fully understood by even the most active players in the market. Its capitalization as of today is valued at $220 billion (subject to change), and the daily trading volume is $4 billion (approximated).
Since the birth of cryptocurrency, there have been many questions like “Is it too late to invest in Bitcoin?” or “Can I make money buying it today?”.
If you’re starting out and don’t understand the basics of Bitcoin mining, take a look at our comprehensive guide on Bitcoin.
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More often than not you will see major news sites covering Bitcoin as some form of criminal Arcadia. They are quick to point a finger at things like Silk Road, Bitcoin being used for money laundering and terrorist financing, drug dealings and what not.
And sure, they would be right to do so, if that was all that Bitcoin is good for.
Five days ago a post titled “I am donating 5057 BTC to charitable causes! Introducing The Pineapple Fund” popped up on the Bitcoin subreddit, and instantly caught on fire with more 2875 comments and 19k+ karma in five days!
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Bitcoin (BTC) seems to be unstoppable.
The world’s first cryptocurrency by market cap is trading above $15.000, with a 54% growth rate in the past 7 days.
How long will the bullish trend last and what can possibly go wrong?
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