Bitcoin was born just ten years ago from a 9-page anonymous whitepaper. Today has accumulated enough value to be the 11th money source in the world.
It is a vast and powerful grassroots movement that developed by itself without the need of corporations, marketing budgets, and management.
The network activity around this dominating cryptocurrency has reached its highest value of 80 quintillions (billions or billions) hashes. It is the amount of computing power used to validate a Bitcoin transaction. A hacker would need to wield an incredible amount of power to hack such a network.
Investors throughout the world are increasingly considering it a safe haven to hedge against the uncertainties of trade wars and currency manipulation.
Ethereum, the second-best cryptocurrency up to last year, doesn’t keep up leaving Bitcoin to dominate the field.