The companies involved have promised shorter wait times at restaurants and an overall easier trip abroad.
"I'm setting up a small group to explore how to best leverage blockchain across Facebook," said executive David Marcus.
Billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates both derided bitcoin as a very poor investment on several levels, with Gates referring to the cryptocurrency as one of the "crazier" ways to invest one's money.
The blockchain is a distributed public ledger of cryptocurrency transactions.
Venture capitalist believes bitcoin's days may be numbered, but the blockchain will live on.
Russian plans to create its own regulated version of bitcoin.
Projections suggest bitcoin mining will require all of the world's current energy production within three years.
An apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, is the world's first property to be sold on the online ledger.
Money laundering experts are concerned about Russia's new interest in cryptocurrencies.
The town of 30,000 has attracted entrepreneurs who have created cryptocurrency startups.
The digital currency 'quietly doubles in size year-on-year, it's covering more and more territory, surprising more and more pundits, and being adopted by more and more people.'
The price of bitcoin more than doubled in 2016.
The wisdom of the crowd would reveal the way people act inside certain hierarchies.
It is expected to become a commercial reality by 2017.
There are a number of factors driving de-risking policies at large banks.
Maersk has taken part in a proof of concept with blockchain expertize from the IT University of Copenhagen.
Genesis of Things is a new "smart manufacturing" project that leverages intellectual horsepower.