The head of Sberbank believes that the wider-scale implementation of blockchain in Russia could take as long as a decade.
Julian Assange stated in a Tweet that Wikileaks is seeking to add new cryptocurrencies in the future after FPF announced the closure of its support.
DYdX, an in-development decentralized exchange for cryptocurrency derivatives, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round.
Tether, a startup that provides a dollar-pegged token, has said it plans to launch a new platform following a claimed security breach in November.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said that bitcoin's meteoric price gains do not pose a threat to global financial stability.
Japanese and South Korean blockchain groups have partnered for dissemination of blockchain technology.
The Baltic nation of Estonia has revealed more concrete plans for the launch of its own digital token, dubbed "estcoin."
Kuwait's Ministry of Finance has reportedly said it does not recognize bitcoin, and that financial institutions may not trade the cryptocurrency.
The director of Denmark's central bank has given a warning on bitcoin, describing it as "dangerous" and unregulated.