South Korea's Coinplug has enabled bitcoin purchases with credit cards through a network of over 7,000 traditional ATMs across the country.
Olivier Janssens and Jim Harper have become the Bitcoin Foundation's newest board members following the recent election.
The Bitcoin Investment Trust is set to become the first publicly traded bitcoin fund, having received approval from US securities regulator FINRA.
Decentralised crowdfunding platform Swarm is offering startups up to $50,000 in funding thanks to a partnership with Focus Investments.
MGT Capital has entered into an agreement with Tera Group that would find the regulated bitcoin derivatives platform operator going public.
Australian bitcoin company Digital CC Ltd has published the results for its half-year period up to 31st December 2014, posting a net loss.
Bitcoin firm igot has expanded to Kenya following the acquisition of a local cryptocurrency exchange and integration with a mobile payments platform.
A former executive director of Goldman Sachs in London has launched a bitcoin derivatives exchange called Crypto Facilities.
OKCoin says its 10m yuan bitcoin giveaway gained it "roughly half a million new users" over Chinese New Year.