South Korea is planning to cut tax for companies developing nascent technologies such as blockchain as part of its push for innovation growth.
A blockchain-focused solar power startup based in Colorado has received a grant of nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Florida's chief financial officer has created a new "crypto czar" to oversee regulation of the cryptocurrency and ICO space.
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a grant to blockchain project Factom for live testing a platform for securing camera and sensor data.
A city government in China is mulling the creation of a "blockchain digital asset exchange," but no one is quite sure what it means.
Chinese president Xi Jinping acknowledged the potential of blockchain in a speech this week, endorsing the nascent tech for the first time.
China expects to form its national blockchain standards committee by the end of 2018, according to an IT ministry official.
The U.K.’s new Cryptoassets Taskforce has taken the first step on its mission to "develop thinking and policy" around blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Seoul mayor Park Won-soon is pledging to focus on blockchain innovation as part of his campaign pitch for potential re-election this year.
Australia's Department of Home Affairs is touting blockchain technology in a push to modernize the country's international trade supply chains.