The Asia-based exchange is launching reloadable bitcoin debit cards that can be used at stores and ATMs worldwide.
The CEO of e-commerce empire Rakuten has praised bitcoin and suggested the company could eventually accept the cryptocurrency.
New exchange joint venture BitOcean Japan will launch in August, with the aim of buying Mt. Gox's remaining assets.
Hass McCook compares the relative sustainability of the bitcoin network with the legacy banking system.
A new UK exchange lets users trade gold, pounds sterling and bitcoin with British banking facilities.
The index was created by the investment firm to forecast "what may happen to bitcoin in the medium term".
Workers sending money home face high fees from 'legacy' payments services. Now some Philippines startups want to change that.
Xapo has raised $20m in its latest round, leapfrogging BitPay to become the best-funded bitcoin startup to date.
CoinDesk speaks to Perkins Coie about its role in helping over 40 fledgling cryptocurrency businesses get up and running.
The Singapore-based bitcoin exchange says the move is to capitalise on the US trading market.