This Week in Time Capsules: Redditor Wants to Bury Dogecoins

It was a particularly weird week for time capsules. Everybody's trying to figure out where those 19th century coins came from, a town in Australia is debating whether they should open a 1994 capsule with old photos of Keith Urban, and one Redditor is trying to bury some dogecoins. Seriously. » 3/07/14 6:01pm 3/07/14 6:01pm

Jamaican Bobsled Team Boosts Dogecoin's Exchange Rate by 50 Percent

In an unusual convergence of Olympic sports, cryptocurrency, and 90s nostalgia, the Jamaican bobsled team is Dogecoin's biggest hero this week. The team turned to the joke currency to raise money for its trip to the Sochi Olympics and, in doing so, raised the Dogecoin to Bitcoin exchange rate by 50 percent in just 12… » 1/20/14 11:15am 1/20/14 11:15am

Bitcoin Fragmentation Is Getting Out of Hand

You probably won't be surprised one bit to learn there's a new Bitcoin competitor out there. A group of cryptographers just announced the creation of Zerocoin, an ultra-anonymous cryptocurrency that's otherwise a lot like the dozens of other newly launched cryptocurrencies. » 1/13/14 3:40pm 1/13/14 3:40pm