A major standards body has created a technical committee for blockchain and put Australia in charge of the effort.
A US congressman has proposed that the country’s administration for veterans affairs use blockchain to track medical appointments.
The House of Representatives has passed a resolution calling for a national technology policy which includes language for digital currencies.
Europol, the European Union’s top law enforcement agency has co-founded a new working group dedicated to digital currencies.
A senior Bank of England official says the central bank's fintech accelerator is looking for new blockchain opportunities.
New documents show bitcoin is being treated as a form of currency by Italy's tax top office.
A major exchange industry trade group has joined an EU-level debate on blockchain regulation.
A Florida state senator is drafting legislation that could see bitcoin recognized as a form of money in the US state.
A member of the European Parliament is proposing $1.1m be spent on a task force focused on studying digital currencies and blockchain.