Major Japanese electronics retailer Yamada Denki is partnering with the BitFlyer exchange to trial bitcoin payment in two of its stores.
Australia's Brisbane Airport is to roll out digital currency payments within the terminal shopping area.
Blockchain Capital has announced that Jimmy Song, a bitcoin core developer, has joined the blockchain firm as a venture partner.
Blockchain technology startup Skuchain and NTT Data Corporation have partnered to bring blockchain's benefits to supply chains.
BlockCypher and a U.S. Energy Department lab are developing solutions allowing energy transactions to be settled across blockchains.
Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger and others have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.
Japan-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has opened a new EU branch after receiving regulatory approval in Luxembourg.
South Korea's Korbit exchange has informed users that non-citizens will soon not be able to deposit Korean won for trading.