U.K.-licensed payments platform Wirex is launching 26 fiat-backed stablecoins on the Stellar blockchain network.
Bitcoin spenders can use the lightning network to shop at e-commerce sites like Amazon, thanks to a new browser extension.
Investment bank JPMorgan is reportedly expanding an existing blockchain platform with hundreds of banking members to include settlement.
The bank consortium-owned organization supported by the central bank is seeking bids for the creation of a blockchain solution for digital payments.
Resona, one of three Japanese banks working with SBI Holdings and Ripple on their blockchain app Money Tap, is pulling out of the project.
Payments startup Flexa is using funds from a private token sale to make shopping with bitcoin at brick-and-mortar stores a reality.
Social media giant Facebook may be seeking a billion bucks in VC investment for its cryptocurrency project, an NYT reporter says.
Cryptocurrency gift card provider Bitrefill has added a service allowing users to book Airbnb rentals with bitcoin, ether and more.
Amazon-owned live streaming video platform Twitch.tv has reportedly removed its cryptocurrency payment option for subscriptions.