South Africa's second-largest supermarket chain tested bitcoin payments earlier this year, but is thus far declining to roll out a broader option.
A look at bitcoin's scaling debate and what the history of money can teach us about the best path forward for protocol development.
With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.
IBM is joining a consortium effort that seeks to conceive how blockchain payments could help power autonomous vehicles.
The municipality of Chiasso in Switzerland will start accepting tax payments in bitcoin next year, according to a report.
The new version of the the P2P e-commerce network can be accessed via the anonymous Tor browser and can facilitate purchases when stores are offline.
A group of telecom carriers including Sprint have formed a new blockchain consortium.
The US Federal Reserve hinted in a report this week that it might look to integrate distributed ledger tech in the future.
Users of cloud-based accountancy platform Xero can now send payments via the blockchain, thanks to an integration with Veem.
A Russian political group formed by President Vladimir Putin is planning to advance a green-friendly cryptocurrency concept.