Kazakhstan could be the next nation to develop its own cryptocurrency thanks to a new partnership with Maltese firm Exante.
MasterCard has opened access to its Blockchain technology through its API, which will be first aimed at improving business-to-business transactions.
Ahead of the Bitcoin Gold hard fork scheduled for October 25th, investors and exchanges have announced mixed plans to deal with the new cryptocurrency.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has officially launched Mojaloop; a new open-source payments solution that leverages the Ripple interledger.
The United States Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has released a new primer on digital currencies, restating its view that virtual currencies are commodities.
Bloomberg’s Edward Robinson has reported that demand from Wall Street has fueled the recent growth seen by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The International Monetary Fund may soon develop its own cryptocurrency – potentially based on the Special Drawing Right.
According to President Vladimir Putin, Russia will officially launch its own cryptocurrency, the CryptoRuble, to compete with other nations.
Bitcoin today has reached a new all-time high of $5000 USD – recovering from a 40% drop which occurred over previous months.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has slated digital currencies in a new statement, which may lead to a national ban on Bitcoin exchanges.