The main cryptocurrency in the market, Bitcoin managed to rebound this September 14, although it still has not reached major leaps. Yes, Bitcoin is trading at the time of writing at $ 46,606 based on our online crypto tool. With a rise of 3.89% in the last 24 hours.
According to leading analysts, investors are on the lookout as the volume of transactions grows.
Now, while Bitcoin partially recovers for this September 14, the main altcoins react differently for the time of publication. Among them, Ethereum (ETH), Polkadot (DOT), Uniswap (UNI), Chainlink (LINK), Litecoin (LTC), Polygon (MATIC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) stand out, which have presented increasing variations of approximately 3% .
$ 2 billion Bitcoin transaction cost just $ 0.78
Blockchain data from Blockchain.com reveals that a colossal $ 2 billion Bitcoin transaction was processed on Monday night. Despite the enormous financial value, the unknown wallet holder only paid 0.00001713 BTC fees equivalent to $ 0.78.
Although it is unknown what the purpose of this transfer was, or what person or entity enacted it, what has been clearly shown is the enormous potential of financial transactions using cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies.
However, this is not the first instance of a transaction of this magnitude with minimal fees. In August 2020, a Bitcoin transaction worth $ 1 billion was recorded with a nominal fee of only $ 4.
El Salvador exceeds half a million users in its BTC wallet chivo wallet
The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele reported through his social networks that there are 200 ATMs installed in different parts of the country and in the United States one week after the adoption of Bitcoin as legal currency.
Likewise, he announced a week after the launch of Bitcoin that they reached more than half a million users in the digital wallet launched by the government itself to encourage the adoption of the cryptocurrency as a legal currency.
“We currently have more than half a million users (of the Chivo wallet).” Bukele wrote on Twitter in the face of local and international criticism for his decision to adopt Bitcoin.
The president also reported that the 200 ATMs installed in different parts of the country “work perfectly”, as well as the 50 ATMs that were enabled in the US cities of San Francisco, El Doral, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, Laredo and McAllen.
“In the United States we have Chivo ATMs (which you can use to recharge without paying commissions) where local legislation allows it.” The president explained. He explained that “technical errors” in the “Chivo Wallet” are 95% corrected and promised that in the next few days it will be fully operational.
They launched a new version of Bitcoin Core
Through an announcement on Twitter, it was learned that Bitcoin Core made a new release, version 22.0. it would be the latest version of the main Bitcoin software client originally launched by Satoshi Nakamoto almost 13 years ago.
For this version, at least 120 people worked in a time of eight months. The work in question was supervised by developer Wladimir van der Laan. Who is responsible for maintaining Bitcoin Core 22.0.
Among the improvements that can be seen in this new version. It stands out that it is the first important version that supports the next update of the Taproot protocol, which will soon be enabled in the month of November. Besides that it would be the first version to eliminate the 0 on the left. Being: Bitcoin Core 22.0, and not Bitcoin Core 0.22.0.