An Alaskan conservative commentator and self-styled judge has called for the world to embrace blockchain technology.
An advisor to Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly spoken out against bitcoin.
A UN commission report suggests digital currencies could be beneficial for the Caribbean region.
An Israeli bitcoin startup focused on enabling bitcoin purchases with credit cards has recently closed a $7m Series A funding round.
SurBTC has raised a further $300,000 in seed funding to develop a bitcoin exchange for the Chilean market.
LedgerAssets, developer of an app that timestamps users photos on bitcoin's blockchain, is to launch a similar application for phone calls.
The Commonwealth has released a new report that calls on its 53 member countries to speak out on the legality of digital currencies.
French banking services group BNP Paribas hosted a development event last month focused on blockchain technology.
Post-trade settlement specialist Euroclear has released a new report on how blockchain tech can be adapted for capital markets.
Blockstream has raised $55m in Series A funding, bringing its total capital raised to $76m over two investment rounds.