New patent filings from Mastercard show how the credit card giant is looking at blockchain as a possible means for easing payment settlement times.
Business technology firm Hewlett Packard Enterprise is launching a new blockchain service next year.
Cryptocurrency use could give U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions an excuse to crack down on state-legal pot firms, an industry lawyer warns.
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.