Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a “digital identity” that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet.
Companies like Forte and Animoca want to use blockchain technology to allow players to trade skins and other in-app purchases.
A report says Facebook is seeking investors for its planned cryptocurrency, and merchants who might accept the virtual coin.
State law requires farmers to use groundwater at sustainable levels, and lets them trade water with neighbors. The blockchain could make sure the system is fair.
Blockstack is proposing an unprecedented initial coin offering under an SEC rule that would allow it to sell shares to small investors.
China is home to more cryptocurrency mining operations than any other country. Now the government wants to eliminate them.
The Ethereum community is divided over whether some chips are too powerful, pricing out small miners. The dispute also reflects heightened US-China tensions.
Missoula County, Montana, commissioners are expected to approve a resolution that would require bitcoin mines to offset their energy use with renewables.