Dogecoin (DOGE), has surpassed the market capitalization of Zcash (ZEC), one of the top privacy coins. Over the past 24 hours, DOGE has surged more than 13%, adding close to $80 million to its market cap.
Dogecoin moved to the 21st place in CoinMarketCap rankings on Saturday, September 1, following an impressive price run growth which saw this “joke coin” gaining over 140 percent over the last three days and reaching 0.00000085 BTC on several exchanges.
The week after bitcoin mining reward halving, ForkLog decided to compile a short overview on the history of mining methods.
In a recent discussion on Reddit, Vitalik Buterin said that “joke coin” Dogecoin would be moved onto the Ethereum network. In particular, it covers usage of DOGE coins in Ethereum’s smart contracts.
After Darkcoin’s rebranding into Dash, which was primarily justified by a necessity of expansion and finding new markets, cryptocurrency community might as well join the rebranding trend like domino.