Is bitcoin more of a payment mechanism or an investment asset? A recent trial by a supermarket chain could shed light on the debate.
A new patent application from Mastercard indicates that the payments giant may be looking to integrate blockchain into its payments infrastructure.
With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.
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 notable UK celebrity is launching a new real estate venture – one that is targeting cryptocurrency investors in its marketing and branding.
The creator of the first ever commercial fuel pump to accept bitcoin has revealed a plan to add Lightning Network functionality to his design.
Department store chain Marui has become the latest mainstream retailer in Japan to accept bitcoin payments, starting with a trial in a Tokyo store.
Online retail giant Overstock has partnered with ShapeShift as part of a bid to accept more cryptocurrencies as payment.
Fidelity Charitable has announced it has raised nearly $9m in bitcoin in 2017, a figure that already surpasses last year's total.
Two private preschools in New York City now allow parents to pay for tuition with bitcoin, ether and litecoin.