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The name is very familiar but most of us have no idea what is Bitcoin is. It is a digital currency and has no corresponding physical structure like coins or paper. Bitcoins are the ultra-secured block of data and they are considered like actual money. The verification of individual Bitcoins is delivered by the peer-to-peer network.

Bitcoin transactions are done by moving the stored data from one place to another hence handling Bitcoins requires computing power. Bitcoin users are known as “miners” and they can spend their coins on services and goods as they need.

The block of information which expressed in the form of proprietary currency are generating and verifies by the Bitcoin network.  Bitcoins and its descendant are called cryptocurrencies and the cryptographic sequences do several purposes including making transactions virtually impossible to fake, creating wallets of coins for an easy transaction and authenticating the value from one person to another.

How can convert Bitcoins to real money?

Bitcoin value can be traded for goods and services. Biggest companies like Newegg, the social network Reddit, digital video game seller and retailers like overstock.comare accepting Bitcoin. It cannot simply convert into conventional, government-issued currency right now.

But there are other options for converting Bitcoin into conventional money. Coinbase is the most popular market and can trade for USD and other conventional money and directly deposited to single-use debit card, gift card or even more flexible systems like PayPal.

Strength of Bitcoin

Two people can exchange Bitcoin or its fraction simply by exchanging hashes without an email address, name or any other information. It’s because of the nature of the peer-to-peer encrypted network and it is more secure from outside. No one else can see your personal data. Bitcoin transactions are tax-free and no need any transaction charges.

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