Launched in 2009, bitcoin is the world's largest cryptocurrency. Unlike fiat currency ( Rs, dollor, pound etc), bitcoin is created, distributed, traded, and stored with the use of a decentralized ledger system, known as a blockchain.
It’s the hot-word these days, and you must have been hearing it due to the roller-coaster ride of the most popular one: Bitcoin, riding on its highs for a long while, but why is it so? More importantly, what exactly the term Cryptocurrency mean? And why the world has an encouraging as well as a shady eye to it?