A long-in-the-works proposal heralded as the best way to bring sidechains to bitcoin has released its first code after three years in development. ... read more

Google has revealed that it will begin allowing cryptocurrency exchange advertisements in the U.S. and Japan, starting in October. ... read more

Financial giant SBI Group has announced that it is testing a crypto token called "S coin" to enable retail payments over mobile devices. ... read more

Even in blockchain-friendly jurisdictions, some say regulatory hurdles and old mindsets are holding back innovation and growth for the industry. ... read more

An increasing amount of bitcoin is held by active individual users, suggesting the market is ripe for transactional growth, according to Chainalysis. ... read more

A form of cryptography pioneered by zcash might help scale ethereum "by a huge amount," says founder Vitalik Buterin. ... read more

Walmart will begin tracking leafy greens using IBM's blockchain technology starting late next year, the company announced Monday. ... read more

A new report from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) contends that bitcoin markets are swayed by news events related to regulation. ... read more