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Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield unveils the new polymer $5 bill, which showcases ISS robots Canadarm2 and Dextre.
A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.
When a 7-year-old asks Australian scientists for a dragon, they first give her a sincere apology, then figure out how to send her an adorable 3D-printed winged beast.
Take a photo of your cheque with your phone, and you could soon pay in electronically, without having to leave the house.
New polymer bills replacing paper-cotton notes are full of anti-counterfeiting security features.
Science-meets-art installation looks to put real cash into a quantum superposition so it can proliferate into billions of accounts, fixing the global economy with quantum cash.
Canada's mint stops distributing the cent, citing cost and inconvenience, and leaving Crave's Tim Hornyak feeling a bit nostalgic. Some want the nickel to disappear too.
The new polymer $20 now in circulation may look and feel fake, but it's designed to stop counterfeiting.
If you're skint from hoovering up lovely tech in 2012, here's 10 thrifty gadget gifts for your Crimbo shopping list.
As part of the 100th anniversary of Alan Turing's birth, Google decides to back the release of a special Monopoly edition to honor one of its most famed players.