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Mar
22

RepuCoin secure blockchain defends against attackers

In what its originators have billed as a ‘world first’, a secure blockchain has been developed that they claim can defend against malicious activity. Monash University researchers are part of an international team that created the system, which, it is claimed, can successfully block malicious activity by attackers who possess more than half of the […]

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Mar
21

Do start-ups stand a chance in the face of ‘crypto winter’?

Cryptocurrencies have lost more than $400 billion from their global market cap over the past 12 months, but despite this Australian start-ups remain determined to weather the fallout from “crypto winter”. “The best time to build something is where there’s a lull in the market,” says co-founder of cryptocurrency investment app Amber, Aleks Svetski. Market tracker […]

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Mar
20

Binance will let you buy Bitcoin with cash from 1,300 stores in Australia

Binance says cryptocurrency fans in Australia will soon be able to purchase Bitcoin from over 1,300 supported Newsagents across the country. The new service, “Binance Lite,” marks the first time the Malta-based exchange has managed to open a fiat gateway in Australia. While it will only support buying Bitcoin at launch, press materials say more digital […]

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Mar
20

Australian house to go under the hammer in world-first cryptocurrency auction

In a world first, Australia will host a live auction in which bidders are being asked to pay not in cash, but in cryptocurrency. The “Jetsons house”, a futuristic-style beachfront home in northern NSW, will be auctioned on April 8, with interested bidders able to buy the luxury property using either Bitcoin or Binance Coin […]

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Mar
19

Australian payment platform Paid By Coins lifts threshold to $50K for crypto payments

Paid By Coins, the Australian payment getaway that allows payment of any bill and funds transfer to Australian bank accounts using cryptocurrencies, has now lifted the threshold for transactions to $50,000. This is the highest level of transaction currently offered by a cryptocurrency payment gateway. Paid By Coins is the only provider to offer transactions […]

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Mar
18

Regulatory regime for initial coin offering on the cards

The federal government is considering regulating initial coin offerings, a niche form of private fundraising for the technologically sophisticated developer community, in a move that could give blockchain-based start-ups an alternative to traditional capital raising. With ICOs around the world largely unregulated, they are considered the “wild west” of capital markets where scams and fraud […]

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Mar
11

Why to accept Bitcoin as a payment method

By Josh Lehman, Co-Founder of Digital Surge It has been more than a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto published the original Bitcoin whitepaper and single-handedly disrupted our financial landscape, changing the way we send and receive money. Today, Bitcoin is no longer a niche interest of a handful of early adopters but a legitimate payment method […]

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Mar
04

Are Bitcoin wallets anonymous?

Compared to traditional bank accounts and transactions, cryptocurrency wallets can at least provide you with a very significant degree of privacy, rather than displaying transactions with a name, the blockchain’s unchangeable ledger keeps sender and recipient information like an address, protecting your data. You yourself play a role in keeping your Bitcoin Wallets Anonymous In […]

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