The new term “cryptocurrency” is the first to come to mind when one thinks of a cryptocurrency.
The new cryptocurrency, which is now worth over $1 trillion, was created by a Chinese tech entrepreneur in 2014.
It is called a cryptocurrency and is not regulated by any country.
In 2017, the term cryptocurrency was created as a nickname for bitcoin, but the bitcoin name has been adopted to describe a cryptocurrency since then.
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