Bitcoin is a payment system introduced as open source applications in 2009 by programmer Satoshi Nakamoto. Media reports frequently refer to bitcoin as a digital or cryptocurrency money although its standing as a money is challenged.
Bitcoins are created as a benefit for payment processing work by which users offer their computing power record and to check payments to the public ledger. Firms, people or called mining participate in this task in exchange for transaction fees and bitcoins that is recently created. Besides mining, bitcoins could be obtained in exchange for services, goods, and fiat money. Users can send and receive bitcoins for an elective transaction fee using wallet applications on mobile device, a personal computer, or a web application.
Increase has been found by Bitcoin as a kind of payment for services and products, and retailers have an incentive to take the electronic money because fees are lower compared to 2-3% generally enforced by credit card chips. Unlike bank cards, the purchaser pays any fees not the seller. Bitcoins could be stolen and chargebacks are not possible.