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A short history: How bitcoin reached parity with gold

The enigmatic cryptocurrency has steadily climbed in price to take the title of the best-performing currency in both 2015 and 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: It's official – bitcoin was the top performing currency of 2015

Bitcoin, a digital and decentralized cryptocurrency, staged a late comeback in 2015 to overtake the dollar by a whopping 35% by the end of the year.

24-karat gold offered to MinersCenter Customers

The company is putting a golden surprise gift on transactions amounting 10+ BTC.

Inside a Chinese bitcoin mine

Motherboard, a blog run through Vice Media LLC, was recently given a tour of a bitcoin mining facility in Dalian, a port city in Liaoning Province, northeast China.

INFOGRAPHIC: You vs. Warren Buffet

There is no doubt that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in modern times.

Ticketing

Bitcoin can be the transactional system that all of these tickets run on top of.

Bitcoin – getting past store of value and currency

I think there have been three phases to Bitcoin so far.

The Bitcoin hype cycle

The inflated expectations phase, and are now well into the trough of disillusionment phase.

Bitcoin adoption metrics

These are the kind of metrics we need to be looking at.

Bitcoin – price and promise

But, of course, Bitcoin’s price is a function of its promise. Why own Bitcoin if it has no future?

What's so great about Bitcoin's sidechains

I was pretty excited about the concept then and I continue to be excited about it.

Bitcoin dips under $400

Oomph.

INFOGRAPHIC: Bitcoin a modern gold rush?

Instead of shovels and buckets, these miners use computers and cryptography.

INFOGRAPHIC: Bitcoin Vs. Gold

Bitcoin has grown wildly in popularity in its short history. But how does it stack up against gold, the international currency for thousands of years? Find out in today's post!

INFOGRAPHIC: 50 interesting bitcoin facts

In previous infographics, we have covered bitcoin's history and how it works, but here is an infographic that quickly sums up 50 interesting facts on the cryptocurrency:

Bitcoin not a currency, in IRS terms

Bitcoin and other digital currencies will be treated as property for US Federal Tax purposes.

Who owns all the Bitcoins?

Bitcoin distribution vs. the global wealth gap

Bitcoin is a 'mirage basically': Buffett

"It's just a method of transmitting money."

Bitcoin not 'likely' to work as a currency – Goldman Sachs report

But could change payments technology.

Can Bitcoin come back from hacking losses, exchange meltdowns?

The real problem with Bitcoin is also its big selling point – nobody takes responsibility for it.

Roubini unleashes Twitter attack on Bitcoin

Calls the currency a Ponzi scheme.

Largest bitcoin trading platform, along with 700,000 bitcoin, disappears

Bitcoin community says cryptocurrency still strong.

GoldMoney founder sees Bitcoin not as the ultimate store of value, but the ultimate transaction medium

Says the digital currency is not a competitor but a complement to gold.

Still don't get Bitcoin? This video will explain

Bitcoin? Dogecoin? Litecoin? Is there such thing as a Catcoin?

VIDEO: Ron Paul reacts to RonPaulCoin

It's unclear who exactly created the RonPaulCoin but we do know that it's not Ron Paul himself.