Bitcoin

Dogecoin: What's behind the surge?

Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that began as a joke in 2013 based on a popular meme, has seen a more than 500% price surge over the past week, according to Friday data from CoinMarketCap.com.

Fidelity plans to launch Bitcoin ETF

Fidelity Investments unveiled plans Wednesday to launch an exchange-traded fund that tracks the price of bitcoin, furthering the money manager’s push to bring cryptocurrencies to mainstream finance.

Bitcoin ATMs are coming to a gas station near you

A new feature has appeared at smoke shops in Montana, gas stations in the Carolinas and delis in far-flung corners of New York City: a brightly-lit bitcoin ATM, where customers can buy or sell digital currency, and sometimes extract hard cash.