Learn About Bitcoin
From the basics to advanced concepts, River Learn is your all-in-one Bitcoin education center.
Bitcoin is a digital currency with a limited supply of 21 million, facilitating peer-to-peer transactions. But what makes it special?
Bitcoin can be purchased in a variety of ways using brokerages, exchanges, peer-to-peer networks, and more. We go over the options.
Bitcoin’s unique features make it valuable in the eyes of its holders. Notably, its scarce, auditable supply is not controlled by a government or other monolithic entity.
A common piece of criticism is that Bitcoin is not backed by anything, but neither are fiat currencies. How does this work for Bitcoin?
Bitcoin wallets enable you to send, receive, and store bitcoin, but how do they work and what are the best options?
Bitcoin wallets hold a user's keys, allowing them to sign transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain. Wallets also allow users to receive bitcoin and store it securely.
Learn about the process of Bitcoin mining, how it adds new coins to circulation, secures the blockchain, and the technology powering it.
The Bitcoin halving is an event that happens every four years, when the bitcoin reward miners earn for finding a new block is cut in half. What impact does it have?
Filing taxes on bitcoin losses, gains, and any earned bitcoin is necessary to avoid penalties by the IRS. Different bitcoin activities create different taxable events.
Bitcoin investors looking to pass their wealth on to future generations, while keeping their bitcoin private and secure, should consider investing bitcoin in a trust.
A blockchain is one of the technologies that Bitcoin uses. It is a database that contains the entire history of Bitcoin transactions.
The Bitcoin network consists of tens of thousands of nodes that are running Bitcoin software. What do these nodes do and why are they important?