The Bank of England has launched a blockchain challenge, offering the winning students the possibility of a six-week paid internship.
Bitcoin industry startups are facing backlash over a new set of articles in which they have been portrayed as pivoting away from the cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin became embroiled in a debate about the financing of terrorism following the Paris attacks which resulted in over 100 deaths.
Countries in the EU are reportedly planning to crack down on virtual currencies such as bitcoin in an attempt to tackle the financing of terrorism.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia will host a two-day blockchain conference in Sydney next month in an attempt to explore the technology's potential.
The former operator of bitcoin exchange Coin.mx, Anthony Murgio, has pleaded not guilty to money laundering, Bloomberg reports.
Santiago Siri celebrated the arrival of his baby daughter Roma this week in a rather different way – by registering her birth on the blockchain.
Media coverage shifted this week from largely positive articles to more controversial explorations of bitcoin and its market dynamics.
Smart contracts pioneer Nick Szabo spoke today at a developer conference for developers working on the public Ethereum blockchain.
The Prime Minister of Singapore has urged the country's banks to keep up to scratch with technological developments such as blockchain technology.