Germany's cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook's Libra.
Nekti has upgraded its digital ID service to help crypto firms meet the FATF's tough new standards for combating money laundering.
An Egyptian web firm is building Dmail on Blockstack to bring bitcoin-friendly privacy tech to the Middle East.
Decentralized identity startup Civic is rolling out a new product: beer vending machines that can verify ID.
Credit union consortium CULedger will use IBM's Hyperledger Fabric, in addition to several other blockchains it's been working with.
Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.
Swiss Federal Railways has trialed a blockchain-based credentials management system for construction workers.
The U.N. World Food Programme plans to test blockchain for tracking food delivery in East Africa, following a refugee aid pilot in Jordan.
If our goal is mass adoption, blockchain and crypto firms should work closely with regulators and come up with new ways to solve big thorny problems.
Cut through the tantalizing visions of cars with wallets trading with each other, and you'll find debates taking shape over nitty-gritty details.