Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate “partnerships needed to launch new products.”
Payments startup Square wants to bring on crypto-focused engineers and designers, and may pay them in bitcoin.
Avnet, one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through BitPay.
Six banks have signed up to issue stablecoins through World Wire, an IBM network built on the Stellar blockchain.
An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.
Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.
The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants.
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s official wallet, Trust Wallet, has added support for XRP and credit card payments.
Credit union consortium CULedger will use IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric, in addition to several other blockchains it’s been working with.
International children’s charity UNICEF is exploring how blockchain technology could be used to help connect local schools in Kyrgyzstan to the Internet.
The latest big names to join the bitcoin payments experiment are financial giant Fidelity Investments and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman.
Argentina’s thriving crypto startup scene offers a unique cocktail of technical development and tangible user demand for bitcoin.
Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.
A hands-on preview of Samsung’s just-unveiled flagship phone, the Galaxy S10, reveals new details of the device’s upcoming crypto features.
When “liking” your favorite tweet isn’t enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network.
Using the Lightning Network, more than 150 people bought Domino’s pizza with bitcoin this week.
While crypto-land is abuzz about JPMorgan’s plan to move dollars via blockchain, a smaller New York bank is already doing this.
Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a plug-and-play blockchain platform aimed to simplify commercial deployment of decentralized apps.
JPMorgan’s in-house crypto token is moving to real-world trials in “a few months,” according to a CNBC report.
Japanese banking giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is launching a high-throughput blockchain-based payments network next year.