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Bitcoin was born in 2009, the first purchase using Bitcoin exchanged 10,000 BTC for 2 pizzas. In 2013, Bitcoin rose to $1,000 before crashing to $300, a position it would take 3 years to recover from. In 2018, mining crypto accounted for 1% of the world’s energy consumption. Despite the fluctuations in value, the places where Bitcoin is accepted continue to grow, with Apple Pay even allowing BitPay, a prepaid MasterCard that works everywhere MasterCard does.