Currency

Feb
26

Bitcoin – The Future of Money

Technology has changed the world around us, penetrating into our daily lives to such an extent that it’s now difficult to imagine the world without it. The financial industry has been particularly impacted by digital advances, going from banknotes to credit cards to Bitcoin in just a few decades. But is Bitcoin really the future […]

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Feb
25

One of Europe’s longest established FX firms has gone live with iSignthis’ ISXPay and Paydentity

iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX | FRA: TA8) announces that Windsor Brokers Ltd, one of the most established Forex Brokers in Europe operating for more than 30 years, has now gone live on the ISXPay® unified platform, comprising Paydentity™ identity verification, card processing and acquiring, to Visa, Mastercard and JCB. The Company’s wholly owned European neobank […]

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Feb
21

40-50 banks expected to use Stellar (XLM) use in coming months

Put Tuesday 1.40am (UTC) on 19 March in your calendar of major Stellar Lumens events. Speaking to Finder at IBM Think 2019, IBM head of blockchain Jesse Lund revealed that 40-50 banks are expected to join the Stellar-based IBM World Wire service in the near future. “We’ve got a launch announcement coming out soon… we’re […]

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Feb
21

ICO Submission to the Australian Treasury – Why ICO should stand for “Illegal Coin Offering”

By Aleksandar Svetski, CEO of Amber Labs Preface This article is an extension to a submission the authors have made to the Australian Treasury during their information-gathering process. We believe it’s critical for people to better understand what really happened during this mania, the skewed incentives that resulted and the ramifications of this blind excess. […]

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Feb
21

Hut34 goes live with world’s first Google-powered Ethereum wallet and enhanced wallet-as-a-service offering

The Hut34 team has gone live with the world’s first Google powered cryptocurrency wallet. With a single click, users can securely, quickly and easily access their Ethereum and cryptocurrency tokens via their own Google credentials. The Hut34 Wallet beta launched late 2018 and since then a raft of exciting new features and functionality have been […]

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Feb
20

The differences between cryptocurrencies, virtual, and digital currencies

Rife with complex terminology, the world of cryptocurrency can be daunting at the best of times, but things got even more confusing last week when JPMorgan announced the launch of its own coin, which many argued was a digital currency – possibly a stablecoin – but most definitely not a cryptocurrency. With this in mind, Hard […]

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Feb
19

PlayChip lists on IDEX

PlayChip’s listing on IDEX is its fourth listing in less than three weeks, following its successful listing on Australia’s first regulated cryptocurrency exchange, Independent Reserve, in late January. The token is also listed on top ten exchange HitBTC and LATOKEN. The PlayXchange, the economic centre of PlayChip’s online gaming ecosystem, has had over 12,000 registrations […]

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Feb
19

Novatti just started making pots of money from its Alipay bill website

Novatti isn’t buying Australian milk to send to China, but has found another way to tap the moneyed Chinese population at home and overseas. The company says its gamble on a payments service for China residents to pay bills in Australia is paying off so well they’re looking at transaction volumes rising from $460,000 in […]

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