On January 3, 2009 was the day that the first Bitcoin block was mined . This was called the genesis block and gave a reward to its miners of 50 BTC, for a value of 739,312 USD . According to blockchain, the extraction time was recorded at 6:45 pm server time. It was until January 9, 2009, when the second block called block # 1 was mined.
Since the extraction of the genesis block, the Bitcoin network has undermined more than half a million dollars, up to block # 502349 . In addition to this, given the increase in the cost of electricity for the mining of Bitcoin and the reduction of rewards per block mined to 12.5 BTC , mining in many countries is no longer profitable.
Did you know that, to this day, the reward of 12.5 BTC is much higher than the 50 BTC reward for the extraction of the Genesis block …
The mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto also turns 9 years of appearance in the market of cryptocurrencies
On October 31, 2016, 9 years have passed since Satoshi Nakamoto introduced the Bitcoin protocol to the cryptocurrency market. Since the birth of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency market has experienced exponential growth. Arriving, to more than 1400 cryptocurrencies active in the virtual world.
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Did you know that the current capital that is handled in the cryptocurrency market amounts to over 695 million dollars …
Bitcoin, remains the leading currency with an amazing capital of 250 million dollars; which is equivalent to 36% of all capital in the cryptocurrency market.