Japan is reportedly looking to integrate blockchain into its online systems for accepting government contract bids.
The People's Bank of China released the official address and other details about its new cryptocurrency research institute this week.
A subsidiary of multinational electronics firm LG has announced it intends to investigate blockchain use cases in finance.
One of the world's largest technology hardware makers has released new graphics cards (GPUs) aimed at the cryptocurrency mining market.
The People's Bank of China has indicated it intends to support the continued development of blockchain tech as part of a new strategic plan.
A group of universities in China are teaming up to research blockchain technology and its potential impact on financial fraud.
The Bank of China is partnering with Tencent, one of the country's biggest internet companies, to trial blockchain tech in financial applications.
The Ukraine government has revealed plans to trial a land registry system underpinned by blockchain technology.
German automaker Porsche has revealed the winner of a blockchain startup competition first announced in April.
The state of Illinois is continuing to engage with blockchain innovators, this time by throwing a month-long hackathon.