Belgium has contributed €2 Million to support U.N. World Food Programme projects, including its blockchain payments pilot for Syrian refugees.
A pair of Walmart patent applications discuss encrypting payment information using a blockchain.
Cannabis social networking company MassRoots is developing a crypto rewards token and other blockchain applications.
Pavel Durov is paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a Russian ban on Telegram.
Discover Financial Services has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce to assist the group's mission of blockchain education and advocacy.
Luxury brand Bellatorra Skin Care reports hot demand for crypto payments from both wholesale and retail customers as it expands into China and India.
Decentralized app browser and ethereum wallet Cipher Browser is joining Coinbase and Toshi.
The credit card giant announced that it would hire 175 people at its Leopardstown office, including blockchain and AI experts.
Banking giant Santander Group is reportedly launching a blockchain-based application for cross-border foreign exchange on Friday.
Basecoin developer Intangible Labs raised $125 million in a SAFT sale, SEC filings show.