Digital currency businesses will have to comply with the Isle of Man's anti-money-laundering laws from 1st April.
Three startups working on blockchain-related products and services have been selected to join Barclays Accelerator in London this spring.
Cryptocurrency's advantages mean it's unlikely to completely go away, says a partner at one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the US.
Third-party payment processor EgoPay suffered a hack in late December, the company has confirmed in a blog post.
Payment gateway EgoPay has frozen accounts belonging to a number of its clients, including cryptocurrency exchanges such as BTC-e and Bitmarket.pl.
Bitcoin exchange and wallet service CoinJelly has said it has been acquired and will close user accounts within 24 hours.
Coinbase is rumoured to be in the midst of another funding round, attempting to raise up to $60m with a company valuation of $400m.
A Spanish hotel chain launched a bitcoin ATM last night at a party attended by over 100 people.
While bitcoin is a "fad", the block chain has potential, said panellists at Saxo Bank’s Trading Debates event yesterday.