16 January 2018 | 8679 views | 0
One of China's senior financial regulators has stated that the government will only support fintechs that serve the real economy, casting further doubt on the future of virtual currencies and related technologies within China.
The largest commercial bank in Russia, Alfa Bank, is developing a new digital cash service where all transactions will be transmitted and cleared via the blockchain.
The Canadian arm of KFC has launched a 'Bitcoin Bucket', inviting people to trade in their cryptocurrency for a more stable asset - fried chicken.
The craze for cryptocurrency mining is putting increasing strain on electrical grids, raising concerns about capacity around the world and the prospect of a migration of coin mining operators to new jurisdictions.
Shares in MoneyGram gained on Thursday on news that the old-school money transfer player has teamed up with Ripple to pilot the blockchain startup's XRP digital currency in its payments flows.
Warren Buffett, arguably the world's most successful and respected investor, has issued a scathing assessment of cryptocurrencies and predicted a "bad ending" for the current bitcoin boom.
Photo firm Kodak has announced plans to develop its own cryptocurrency, KodakCoin, which it says will help photographers to control their image rights via a distributed ledger.
The explosive surge in the value of Ripple's digital currency XRP is being transmitted to the stock market, with Seagate and Western Union both experiencing a sharp hike in valuations on the back of Ripple-led associations.