Is bitcoin more of a payment mechanism or an investment asset? A recent trial by a supermarket chain could shed light on the debate.
A new patent application from Mastercard indicates that the payments giant may be looking to integrate blockchain into its payments infrastructure.
Back from the front lines of Syria, infamous bitcoiner Amir Taaki plans a bitcoin-based economy in the war-torn nation, and he's looking for help.
The lawyer who asked a Nebraska state ethics board about accepting bitcoin says his practice will soon begin taking the cryptocurrency.
South Africa's second-largest supermarket chain tested bitcoin payments earlier this year, but is thus far declining to roll out a broader option.
A look at bitcoin's scaling debate and what the history of money can teach us about the best path forward for protocol development.
With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.
IBM is joining a consortium effort that seeks to conceive how blockchain payments could help power autonomous vehicles.
The municipality of Chiasso in Switzerland will start accepting tax payments in bitcoin next year, according to a report.
The new version of the the P2P e-commerce network can be accessed via the anonymous Tor browser and can facilitate purchases when stores are offline.