State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends

State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends

CoinDesk State of Bitcoin 2014 from CoinDesk. Download the full report in PDF form. View more of CoinDesk's Research Reports here. Today, CoinDesk is pleased to release its first ever 'State of Bitcoin' report. This report is not intended to be another guide answering the question 'what is bitcoin?', which we cover in detail elsewhere on our site. Instead, the main aim is to provide an overview of key cryptocurrency trends, challenges, and opportunities, while also highlighting the most important developments over the last year. Earlier this week we published two articles on trends in....


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Bitcoin enables certain uses that are very unique. I think it offers possibilities that no other currency allows. For example the ability to spend a coin that only occurs when two separate parties agree to spend the coin; with a third party that couldn’t run away with the coin itself.

Pieter Wuille, Software Engineer