TED: (How the blockchain is changing money and business Don Tapscott)

that used an underlying cryptocurrency called bitcoin.

(Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work)

in fact, its sometimes described as the worlds first cryptocurrency.

bitcoins are kept pretty safe thanks to cryptography, which is why its considered a cryptocurrency.

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i cant answer the question of whats the fair value for bitcoin or any cryptocurrency,

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this may sound impressive, but the warning signs are there that the cryptocurrency

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which lays the foundation for why we could have cryptocurrency mania that weve seen

TED: (The future of money Neha Narula)

bitcoin is the most ubiquitous cryptocurrency,

(How Cryptocurrency Works NYT)

so just what is cryptocurrency, and how does it work?