Tag: australia

  • Scam
    Bitcoin

    Scammers Use Cryptocurrency ATMs to Target Potentially Vulnerable Victims

    Australian police have been informed of a scam in which the perpetrators are requesting people deposit funds for them at cryptocurrency ATMs. It is thought that those behind the scam are targeting newly-arrived migrants who are unsure if such requests are genuine since they are navigating an entirely...

    Rick D. | October 5, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Crypto
    Crypto

    Couple Charged with Money Laundering, NSW Police Call Crypto a Challenge

    The New South Wales Police Force have placed two Sydney residents in custody after they allegedly attempted to launder $300,000 in cash that was suspected to be involved in a string of crimes, by converting them into crypto. Criminal Crypto Converting Couple Charged NSW Police Cybercrime Squad detectives...

    Tony Spilotro | September 27, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • brisbane
    Industry

    Australia’s Brisbane Becoming a Cryptocurrency Hub For Travelers

    Australia has been at the forefront of blockchain development and cryptocurrency acceptance this year. With several deals inked between major banks and corporations and an increasing adoption of digital currencies nationwide it is growing into a crypto powerhouse. Crypto Payments For Queensland Travel Brisbane has a huge tourism industry...

    Martin Young | September 4, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • australia
    Blockchain

    National Blockchain Platform to be Launched in Australia

    Australia is fast establishing itself one of the global leaders of blockchain innovation. With a new blockchain initiative, Australian businesses will be able to leverage blockchain-powered legal smart contracts in various business processes for enhanced efficiency and transparency. Australian National Blockchain Platform to be Launched The initiative, labelled...

    Prateek Dimri | August 30, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • australia
    Industry

    New Partnership Allows Australians to Pay Bills in Cryptocurrency

    Holders of cryptocurrencies in Australia will now be able to pay their bills in cryptocurrencies, thanks to a new partnership between cryptocurrency exchange, Cointree, and automated billing platform, Gobill. New Partnership Opens Crypto Doors Cointree, in a tweet, recently announced its partnership with Gobill which would enable cryptocurrency...

    Prateek Dimri | August 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm
  • Blockchain

    Australia’s Biggest Bank Launches World’s First Blockchain Bond With World Bank

    Australia has maintained a Blockchain-friendly position with its government-backed exploration of Blockchain technology for various applications. Now, it is getting ready to issue the world’s first Blockchain bond upon being mandated by the World Bank. Australia to Create Distributed Ledger Bonds The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will...

    Prateek Dimri | August 10, 2018 | 1:55 pm
  • Queensland
    Crypto

    Crypto to Benefit from Queensland’s AU$8.3 Million Innovation Fund

    The Queensland government is stepping up efforts to put the country in the lead in the global race on blockchain and cryptocurrency. The state, with nearly five million people, has announced an investment plan of AUS$8.3 million (US$6.14 million) to boost innovation, including the distributed ledger technology ecosystem...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 2, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Report
    Crypto

    EU Report: State Cryptocurrencies Could Create a Stable Financial System

    An EU report has concluded that central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) could pave the way towards a more stable financial system due to their ‘disruptive’ ability. It also recognised the opportunities for oppressed countries to use cryptocurrencies, but highlighted the risks of volatility in the crypto market. EU...

    tim copeland | June 26, 2018 | 8:00 pm

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