Miami has a new source of income: cryptocurrency

by • 2 weeks ago

Commissioners voted to allow the city to dip into proceeds of the cryptocurrency, which so far total $4.3 million in value.

Ohio to accept bitcoin for business tax payments

by • 3 years ago

The state will be the first in the nation to accept tax payments using the popular cryptocurrency.

The ransomware dilemma: Pay up or fight back?

by • 3 years ago

As the City of Atlanta copes with the consequences of not paying its attackers, other municipalities reflect on how they dealt with one of local government's most dreaded scenarios.

Days into cyberattack, Atlanta mayor says ransomware 'an attack on us all'

by • 4 years ago

Several city services and internal systems remain offline as the office of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gets help from federal and local law enforcement.

'BitLicense' roundtable convenes in New York as senators consider overhaul

by • 4 years ago

The regulation, which is unpopular with cryptocurrency and blockchain companies, is being examined by the legislature with help from the community.

Nebraska lawmakers advance supportive blockchain bills, ditch regulatory ones

by • 4 years ago

To encourage adoption of the distributed ledger technologies behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, legislators are being supportive, even if they don't always understand how it works.

DigitalTown wants your city's economy to ride on the blockchain

by • 4 years ago

The smart city startup has launched a new series of digital currency it hopes to tie to local economies.

Looking to harness the power of blockchain, New York lawmaker introduces 4 bills

by • 4 years ago

Assemblyman Clyde Vanel wants to explore how blockchain technology could be used in elections, governance and business.

Blockchain for states: First brief in series arms leaders with advice

by • 4 years ago

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers is helping states with a technology it says has "huge" potential for government.