Dogecoin is a cryptocurrency first mined on December 6, 2013. The currency began as a spoof on the cryptocurrency phenomenon. It is named after the "doge" Internet meme, and its mascot is a Shiba Inu dog. In January 2014, International Business Times reported that Dogecoin had the most coins in circulation (more than 28 billion) and was also the most traded at nearly 4,200 transactions per hour.
- Dogecoin at Wikipedia
- Dogecoin News at CoinDesk
- Dogecoin, a Digital Currency Similar to Bitcoin, Has Been Hacked, Costing its Owners Thousands of Dollars by Kukil Bora (December 26, 2013), International Business Times
- Hacker Hijacks Storage Devices, Mines $620,000 in Dogecoin by Andy Greenberg (June 17, 2014), Wired
- Meme-based Cryptocurrency Dogecoin Gets Serious by Michael Foster (July 2, 2014), PaymentWeek.com
- A Little Altcoin Sanity: Dogecoin by Ben Isgur (July 11, 2014), CoinReport
- Bitcoin Competitors: What You Should Know About 6 Alternative Cryptocurrencies by Ryan W. Neal (January 14, 2014), International Business Times