Bitcoin Company history
Bitcoin is a purely peer-to-peer version of digital cash, allowing online payments to be sent directly from one person to another without going through a financial institution.
The Force is strong with this one. I have you now. You don’t believe in the Force, do you? Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid. Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed. The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.
The first 50 bitcoins are mined by Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin.
$10,000 Bitcoin Milestone
Bitcoin blasts past $10,000 mark. Hours later the price tops $11,000 and keeps powering higher. The meteoric rise gets a shrug from investors, and stays within range of its peak valuation past the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The main price-drivers are new main-street investors.