The race is on to build the best "stablecoin" – a cryptocurrency with mechanisms aimed to reduce price volatility built in.
Crypto exchange Gemini has hired former NYSE chief information officer Robert Cornish to serve as its first chief technology officer.
The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy believes that central banks are not yet ready to issue institute-backed digital currencies.
China's central bank is considering its own digital currency, but it may not be built with blockchain technology, according a senior official.
The Bank of England has dropped plans to launch its own digital currency amid concerns about its impact on the financial system.
The Baltic nation of Estonia has revealed more concrete plans for the launch of its own digital token, dubbed "estcoin."
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a new warning on cryptocurrencies, the second time this year the central bank has done so.
The lead cryptocurrency researcher at the People's Bank of China has said it is "crucial" to issue digital legal tender as soon as possible.
European consumers are largely avoiding cryptocurrencies when making e-commerce payments, MasterCard finds.
A new European Parliament proposal aims to prevent geo-blocking of consumers in the economic bloc, including users of digital currencies.