It appears PayPal may have designs on developing a new way to distribute monetary value within the digital realm.
Which were the top altcoins of 2013? By market capitalization, here they are.
Numerous altcoins are riding on bitcoin's coattails: some designed to improve upon bitcoin and others designed for specific purposes.
An enterprising fraudster who stole an Amazon Web Services account ran up a $3,420 bill mining litecoins.
Bitcoin's price has dragged Litecoin down with it, following news of China's alleged crackdown on third-party payment processors.
ASICs are a no-brainer when it comes to bitcoin, however litecoin is a different story.
JP Morgan causes a stir, re-presents old cryptocurrency patent, Coinbase receives $25m investment, while John Law digs for dogecoins.
The Mastercoin Foundation plans to let people create their own virtual currency using the existing Bitcoin protocol.
Bittylicious, a UK platform that supplies buyers with bitcoins at a premium price, will sell feathercoins in December.
Over the past three days, the price of cryptocurrency litecoin has skyrocketed, rising almost 400%.