At an MIT event this weekend, blockchain experts spoke out on the state of the tech and the obstacles that lie in the path of mainstream adoption.
A professor famed for spotting design issues in blockchains has issued new guidance to the technology's wider development community.
The US dollar is not the "low-hanging fruit" for blockchain innovation, according to an executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
At a Malta event, Vitalik Buterin, the creator of ethereum, argued further for the role incentives play in securing blockchains.
In Malta this week, researchers revealed a proposal for secure blockchain voting that involves no third party for privacy or tallying votes.
Bitcoin ransomware threats last year meant many US government agencies were wary of blockchain, but the health department took a different view.
Blockchain tech will likely boost financial inclusion, but a major impact is still a way off, according to panelists at a recent event in China.
With 80 banks already among its members, distributed ledger consortium R3 is now setting its sights on bringing more regulators into the fold.
The Illinois government is doubling down on its efforts to promote blockchain tech, revealing new actions that will advance its industry support.
The fourth annual MIT Bitcoin Expo this week saw much discussion of the need for more bitcoin nodes to avoid centralization of the tech.