2010

2010 was the year after the year of Bitcoin's launch.

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EventsEdit

FebruaryEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JulyEdit

  • 07 – Bitcoin v0.3 is released.
  • 11 – News of the latest release propagates to Slashdot, causing a large influx of bitcoin users.
  • 12 – Bitcoin value begins rising rapidly, going from $0.008 to $0.08 over the next five days.
  • 17 – Mt. Gox is established.
  • 18 – ArtForz becomes one of the earliest GPU miners.

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

  • 14 – Block 79764 is the first to be solved with split allocation of the block reward.
  • 18 – Jeff Garzik pays puddinpop 10,000 BTC (~$625) to make their Windows-based CUDA client open source.
  • 29 – kermit discovers a glitch that prevents transactions referencing small outputs from being confirmed.

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

  • 06 – The market capitalization reaches $1,000,000 as the exchange rate passes $0.50.

DecemberEdit

See AlsoEdit

SourceEdit

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