Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said the not-for-profit online encyclopedia platform will "never" hold an ICO or issue its own cryptocurrency.
Chinese search giant Baidu has turned to blockchain technology in order to make its online encyclopedia more traceable and transparent.
Decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia announced it would airdrop its IQ tokens to members in June.
Galaxy Digital, the crypto-asset merchant bank launched by former fund manager Mike Novogratz, has made its first major investment.
The co-founder of Wikipedia has joined has joined a venture-backed blockchain startup as its new chief information officer.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told CNBC that investors should be "very wary" of ICOs, which he referred to as "absolute scams."
The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia, has reported $140k in first-week bitcoin donations.
Coinbase will let registered non-profit organisations accept bitcoin through its merchant tools for free.
Wikipedia's parent company, the Wikimedia Foundation, now accepts bitcoin donations thanks to a partnership with payment processor Coinbase.
Jimmy Wales said in a Twitter conversation that Wikimedia was “cautious” about the Internet encyclopaedia accepting bitcoin donations.