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500.01 USD/BTC   376.91 EUR/BTC   (Bitstamp 6.1 min. ago)   1.327 USD/EUR   1281.80 USD/XAU

The hottest threads on of the last 24h *
Main  >>
Bitcoin 2.0  >>19
Bitcoin is an Altcoin  >>12
bitcoin changing my ideology from socialism to libertarianism! What about you?  >>6  >>6
Bitcoin will be bigger than Facebook  >>6
Sorry guys - i'm ready to call it - its been fun, well played.  >>5
Bitstamp: No withdrawals for Bitcoin related companies  >>5
Donetsk, Kharkov, Lugansk - way to Russia.  >>5

Speculation  >>
Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion  >>2057
Gold collapsing. Bitcoin UP.  >>119
ready for $400 again?  >>34
Troll Observer BTC/TRL - Bitcoin troll movement tracking & discussion  >>7
we are in phase 3(venture capital) stage, next is wallstreet then mass adoption  >>6

Mining  >>
[ANN] Spondoolies-Tech - carrier grade, data center ready mining rigs  >>138
ANTMINER S3 Discussion and Support Thread.  >>74 - we're giving away 1 Antminer S3 every day!  >>65
[5000 TH] Slush's Pool (; TX FEES + VarDiff  >>8
Black Arrow 28nm 100Ghash Bitcoin ASIC from $0.49/GH/s  >>3

Altcoins  >>
[Bitshares] bitUSD discussion  >>239
Whatever Happened to eMunie?  >>15
Comparing Anonymous Coins  >>4
Is focus on adoption the most important thing?  >>2 || World's leading hosted Scrypt hashpower provider!  >>2

Blockchained News
2014-02-25 Bitcoin Project of the Season   Winter 2014 - Winner: BitWasp thread
2014-02-25 As MtGox finally seems to be insolvent I removed all MtGox charts and numbers from the site. Bye Gox. I'll try to find the time to set up some Bitstamp charts.
2014-02-12 Important info on transaction malleability by D&T: thread
2013-09-17 Zero Reserve - a Retroshare based Ripple without XRP/premine (alpha) - thread
2013-08-29 Donate to Ed Snowden - Wikileaks page (BTC address at the bottom) - thread
2013-08-26 CoinJoin - Improving Bitcoin Privacy using Shared Transactions - Support this idea: thread
2013-06-01 Bitcoin-Qt patched with CoinControl (beta!)
2013-04-15 New song: I almost had it all / blame it on MtGox - thread

Participate / support, watch teaser: Bitcoin - the documentary 100% Bitcoin funded - website - thread
2013-02-19 PyBitmessage: Bitcoin based encrypted messaging - thread - also lets you use Bitcoin keys to
encrypt/decrypt messages in a script- my excited thread
suggestions welcome: news [at]

Bitcoin Network
Current difficulty: 23844670038
Estimated next difficulty: 26709027032 (+12.0%) in 8 days and 12.1 hours
Block count: 317159
Coins generated: 13179000

Bitcoin Market
Bitstamp: 500.01 USD/BTC
Market cap: 6589631790.00 USD

Some links
Bitcoin hashrate graphs: hashrate distribution bitcoin days destroyed averaged over 30 days

Google: search insights for "bitcoin"

Wikipedia: traffic statistics for the Bitcoin article

Reddit: r/bitcoin   -   r/bitcoin page views

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Charts released as CC-BY-SA. Data and charts are updated every 17 minutes.
Sources: Blockexplorer, (Backup), (Backup), Bitcoincharts, Coinabul (buy gold for BTC), MtGox, Bitstamp
Note that the long term charts are a blend of MtGox (before 2013) and Bitstamp (from 2013-01-01).

Please note that there is no natural scale relationship between difficulty and price and the scales are chosen arbitrarily just to fit nicely.
The fit curve is an exponential percentual to the chart least squares fit - in other words: I played around until it looked good.

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