What is Bitcoin?

In non-technical language, Bitcoin is a digital asset in which transactions can be performed without the need for a credit card or central bank. It’s designed to enable users to send money over the Interne…

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What is a Bitcoin Wallet?

A Bitcoin Wallet is a place where you can store your Bitcoin balance efficiently and securely. There are a few kinds of wallets that you can choose and install in your PC/Laptop, smartphone, tablet or in the cloud.

To create your own wallet, you c…

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What is a Bitcoin address?

A Bitcoin address is a unique identifier which allows you to receive Bitcoins. With PayPal you send funds to an email address, and similarly with Bitcoin you send funds to a Bitcoin address. …

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What is a private key?

A private key is a secret code which allows the user to prove his ownership of his Bitcoins. Every Bitcoin address has a matching private key, which is saved in the w…

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What is Blockchain?

The blockchain is a public ledger of all transactions in the Bitcoin network.

Blockchain.info allows you to navigate the bitcoin blockchain. We also operate Bitcoin’s largest and most secure wallet serv…

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Who are the 'miners'?

Miners are individuals who run computer systems to repeatedly calculate hashes with the intention to create a successful block and earn coins from transaction fees and new coins created with the blo…

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How much does a Bitcoin cost?

The current market price for a Bitcoin is always changing due to the supply and demand for it. Bitcoins are traded at Bitcoin Exchanges.
You can see the latest p…

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