Digital Asset Holdings has acquired Swiss FinTech startup Elevence to build out a system of smart contracts designed to preserve privacy.
Russian payments provider Qiwi has revealed it wants to launch a domestic blockchain consortium.
Kraken has hired Edward Stadum from Fidor Bank to help oversee the complicated legal work related to running a global digital currency exchange.
Insurance provider John Hancock has begun work on proofs-of-concept using blockchain in partnership with ConsenSys Enterprise and BlockApps.
One of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges is reportedly close to an announcement with the Luxembourg government.
MIT has moved its blockchain research from the theoretical to the real world with a project announced earlier this week with Ripple.
IBM is officially joining Consensus 2016 as the conference’s exclusive Four Block sponsor.
A group of Chinese investors has reportedly been defrauded after being pitched on a cryptocurrency launched in 2014 by a local UK government body.
The French central bank has called for more investigation into distributed ledger applications as the technology catches wind in the finance world.
Deutsche Bank's Ed Budd talks about the investment bank's blockchain strategy and how it is pursuing trials that explore its real-world use.