The human cost of financial exclusion was the central focus of Money2020's first panel to focus on blockchain.
Bitcoin startup Coins has raised $5m in funding from Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt's fund and incubators backed by local telcos.
Many banks are working on blockchain projects, but recent survey respondents expressed concerns about regulation and standards.
Bitfinex is now seeking to strike a deal with the hacker or hackers who stole $65m in bitcoin from the exchange back in August.
Following the departure of Alex Batlin, Swiss banking giant UBS has named a new head of blockchain.
Visa has announced new details about a business-to-business payments service developed in partnership with blockchain startup Chain.
IBM Japan is working with a local securities firm on a new blockchain pilot focused on developing the foundations for a bond trading system.
Perkins Coie has hired a former NYDFS counsel who worked on the state's BitLicense regulatory framework.
The Chinese government has released some of its first research findings on blockchain technology.
A judge for the Delaware Chancery Court has advocated for blockchain-based proxy voting as a means to put more power in the hands of shareholders.