Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

What Bitcoin Is, and Why It Matters

View as: Print Mobile App Share:

Technology Review

Recent weeks have been exciting for a relatively new kind of currency speculator. In just three weeks, the total value of a unique new digital currency called Bitcoin has jumped four times, to over $40 million. Bitcoin is underwritten not by a government, but by a clever cryptographic scheme.

From Technology Review
View Full Article


No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account