The convicted operator of the Silk Road dark market has given up his claim to over $48 million raised after the sale of more than 144,000 bitcoins.
A conference in Washington this week saw officials from the U.S. government reaffirm their commitment to investigating possible blockchain use cases.
A blockchain startup from Virginia has received additional funding from the US Department of Homeland Security for ID and online access solutions.
Two candidates for next year's Colorado governor race debated cryptocurrencies over the weekend.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a lawsuit against a New York-based man and his company for allegedly running a bitcoin scam.
Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission head Bart Chilton wrote that bitcoin's volatility indicates artificial inflation of its price.
J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.
The CFTC has named one of its leaders as the new sponsor for its technical advisory committee – and he wants to see it work on blockchain issues.
A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.
Collaboration, not competition: that's the message an advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin is putting forward in a new interview.