WikiNow lets you discover the news you care about, follow the topics that matter to you and share your favourite stories with your friends.

© WikiNow

Digital currency or digital money is distinct from physical that exhibits properties similar to physical currencies, but allows for instantaneous transactions and borderless transfer-of-ownership. Both virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies are types of digital currencies, but the converse is incorrect. Like traditional money these currencies may be used to buy physical goods and services but could also be restricted to certain communities such as for example for use inside an on-line game or social network.

Digital currency or digital money is distinct from physical (such as banknotes and coins) that exhibits properties similar to physical currencies, but allows for instantaneous transactions and borderless transfer-of-ownership. Both virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies are types of digital currencies, but the converse is incorrect. Like traditional money these currencies may be used to buy physical goods and services but could also be restricted to certain communities such as for example for use inside an on-line game or social network.

80% of US Facebook users have no interest in digital currency Libra: Jefferies analyst

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's remarks on cryptocurrencies, including Facebook's Libra, and what it means for ...

Bill Gates on Digital Currency

Christine Lagarde: 'Central Bank digital currency is coming alive'

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde sits down with Myles Udland of Yahoo Finance to discuss digital currency and ...

Bitcoin: Your Guide To Understanding Digital Currency [Documentary]

In 2009, a mysterious computer programmer using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created a new digital currency called Bitcoin. Five years later, they ...

Digital Currency Has Real Value — Here’s Why | CNBC

At least for some, bitcoin is seen to have both scarcity and utility. That makes it valuable. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ...

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Whether or not it's worth investing in, the math behind Bitcoin is an elegant solution to some complex problems. Hosted by: Michael Aranda Special Thanks: ...