Santander UK is working with Ripple to allow customers to make international payments using a new mobile app.
Digital payments company Square has rolled bitcoin payments out to most of its Cash App users.
Japanese messaging app provider Line Corporation has announced the launch of a new company that will provide in-app cryptocurrency services.
Coming off several weeks of intense criticism enterprise blockchain startup Ripple has revealed several clients using its native cryptocurrency, XRP.
Major Japanese electronics retailer Yamada Denki is partnering with the BitFlyer exchange to trial bitcoin payment in two of its stores.
Starbucks chairman Howard Shultz said the ubiquitous coffee chain sees the blockchain and digital currencies in its future–but not bitcoin.
Australia's Brisbane Airport is to roll out digital currency payments within the terminal shopping area.
Rapper 50 Cent's move to accept bitcoin for his 2014 "Animal Ambition" album has resulted in a multi-million dollar windfall.
Payments processor Stripe announced it would end support for bitcoin in April, citing rising transaction costs and times as two reasons for the move.
Bank Indonesia has warned that cryptocurrencies may not be used for payments in the country.