A new software update – version 0.14.1 – has been released by the Bitcoin Core open-source development community.
Central banks could allow access around the clock if they used blockchains, a senior Bank of Japan official speculated last week.
Bank of Korea has published a new working paper that speculates on how a cryptocurrency economy would impact central banks.
Digital currency payments in vehicles may not be far off, if the ideas in a new patent application from telecom giant AT&T enter real-world use.
The European Union’s executive branch is establishing an "observatory" focused on blockchain as part of a wider pilot project.
The city of Hirosaki is raising bitcoin donations to help preserve a historic cherry blossom park and its castle.
Senators in New Hampshire have passed a bill that would exempt digital currency traders from money transmission regulations.
Digital currency exchange Bitfinex can't send wire transfers abroad due to its ongoing banking issues, representatives said.
Malta’s government is reportedly on the cusp of embracing blockchain through the adoption of a national strategy focused on the tech.
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) believes that the question of whether new blockchain regulations are needed remains an open one.