CoinMKT wants to make it easier to transfer USD into multiple altcurrencies, without leaving its site. Danny Bradbury talks to the exchange's founder.
The Feathercoin forum community will receive $1000 of feathercoins in thanks for their help.
Bitcoin has a polar opposite in the digital currency world: Zen.
One of the most popular Bitcoin alternatives by trading volume has been Litecoin.
A service to track profits earned for virtual currencies provides what you might call a "Google Finance" for alternative currency portfolios.
Google Ventures and China-based IDG Capital Partners place a bet on OpenCoin, the company behind Bitcoin exchange Ripple.
Amazon has handed 500 "Amazon Coins" to each of its US-based Kindle Fire customers.
Bitcoin isn't the only form of electronic money being mined, traded and spent these days.
A CoinDesk Q&A with Stan Stalnaker, founder of Hub Culture and the Ven digital currency.
Amazon is set to launch its own in-house currency -- Amazon Coin -- this month.