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The site was launched on August 30, 2011<ref>[http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=40264.0 Blockchain.info - Bitcoin Block explorer & Currency Statistics]</ref>, originally as the PiUK-BlockChain-Browser. It is maintained by [[User:Piuk|Ben Reeves]] and was built with the intended purpose of recording double spend attacks and various currency statistics.
 
The site was launched on August 30, 2011<ref>[http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=40264.0 Blockchain.info - Bitcoin Block explorer & Currency Statistics]</ref>, originally as the PiUK-BlockChain-Browser. It is maintained by [[User:Piuk|Ben Reeves]] and was built with the intended purpose of recording double spend attacks and various currency statistics.
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On March 26, 2012 the Blockchain for Android mobile app was released<ref>[http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=74191.0 Blockchain.info android wallet]</ref>.  On April 20, 2012 the Blockchain ios app for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad was released globally on the App Store<ref>[http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=75673.0 iPhone IOS Bitcoin wallet is here! (From Blockchain.info)]</ref>.
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==Mobile Apps==
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* [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=piuk.blockchain Blockchain for Android] on Google play
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* [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blockchain/id493253309 Blockchain for iOS] on App Store
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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* [https://blockchain.info/wallet/demo-account My Wallet demo account]
 
* [https://blockchain.info/wallet/demo-account My Wallet demo account]
 
* [https://blockchain.info/wallet/sms-phone-deposits Deposit Using Phone/SMS]
 
* [https://blockchain.info/wallet/sms-phone-deposits Deposit Using Phone/SMS]
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* [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=piuk.blockchain Blockchain for Android] on Google play
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* [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blockchain/id493253309 Blockchain for iOS] on App Store
 
* [http://twitter.com/blockchain @BlockChain] Twitter account
 
* [http://twitter.com/blockchain @BlockChain] Twitter account
  

Revision as of 07:15, 22 April 2012

BlockChain.info is a utility site offering a number of free ad-supported services:

  • Alternative block chain browser
  • Javascript-based eWallet
  • Payment notification/alerts
  • Live updating list of unconfirmed transactions
  • Data and charts providing insight into the Bitcoin P2P network
  • Double spend tracking
  • JSON and block explorer compatible api
  • Multi-signature coordination service (for use with M-Of-N transactions)

Bitcoins may be purchased through the site using SMS / mobile. Purchases are limited in frequency and amount.

The site's availability status and service history is monitored using PingDom.

The site was launched on August 30, 2011[1], originally as the PiUK-BlockChain-Browser. It is maintained by Ben Reeves and was built with the intended purpose of recording double spend attacks and various currency statistics.

On March 26, 2012 the Blockchain for Android mobile app was released[2]. On April 20, 2012 the Blockchain ios app for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad was released globally on the App Store[3].

Mobile Apps

See Also

External Links

References