Global insurer Allianz has unveiled a new blockchain prototype focused on "captive" insurance policies.
Icelandic music star Bjork is partnering with British startup Blockpool to let fans pay with cryptocurrencies for her forthcoming album "Utopia."
Bitcoin payroll startup Bitwage has announced support for an additional 18 fiat currencies, including the Russian ruble and the Singapore dollar.
The central bank of Swaziland is conducting research into the local use of cryptocurrencies, its governor said last week.
The State Bank of Vietnam has issued a statement banning the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in payments from Jan. 1, 2018.
R3 and 22 of its member banks have announced a cross-border payments platform built on top of the company's Corda distributed ledger.
An official involved with the US Treasury's distributed ledger trial wants to see more government testing around the tech.
Jim Cunha, senior VP of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, has said distributed ledger technology could "fundamentally change" financial services.
The financial services division of Japan’s SBI Group has revealed plans to move deeper into the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued 5 new decrees related to cryptocurrency, including planned rules around ICOs.