The founder of Australia-based bitcoin exchange igot has refuted claims that his business is a scam.
US presidential candidate Rick Perry has stated he supports “regulatory breathing room” for digital currencies such as bitcoin.
Blockchain startup Ripple Labs has added a former US Treasury Department official to its board of advisors.
A new survey has found that consumers believe bitcoin to be more inconvenient to use than traditional payment methods.
Three US universities are set to conduct research on cryptocurrencies using roughly $3m in grant funding from the National Science Foundation.