Bank Indonesia has warned that cryptocurrencies may not be used for payments in the country.
International money-remittance firm MoneyGram is partnering with Ripple to test the startup's XRP token for international payments.
Online retail giant Overstock.com has reportedly experienced a bug that meant it mixed up payments made in two different cryptocurrencies.
Tech giant Microsoft is once more accepting bitcoin payments after it halted transactions in the cryptocurrency last week.
European bitcoin debit card providers say they were told to suspend their services by card network Visa on Friday.
In a tweet late Thursday night, Ripple stated that three of the top five money transfer businesses will begin using its XRP cryptocurrency in 2018.
Ripple has a complicated relationship with its native cryptocurrency XRP, one that critics contend many recent buyers of the token may not understand.
Julian Assange stated in a Tweet that Wikileaks is seeking to add new cryptocurrencies in the future after FPF announced the closure of its support.
The increased price of bitcoin appears to be luring terrorist fundraising efforts, in spite of the risks of being discovered.
The chief economist for Dutch banking giant ING believes bitcoin will likely wind up as a niche financial product, according to a new report.