What is cryptocurrency?

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2018 01:31PM PDT

Cryptocurrency is often dubbed the money of the future. Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that uses cryptography, which are secret codes to secure, control and verify transactions. Most cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, are decentralized, which means they are not controlled by any institution. Currently, there are many cryptocurrencies, and Bitcoin is the largest and most successful, having had the most adoption.

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