cryptocurrency

Jan
09

Ten years of bitcoin is about more than boom, bubble and bust

This weekend will mark the 10th anniversary of the very first transaction involving bitcoin. A decade later the future of bitcoins and the host of the so-called cryptocurrencies that it spawned is still uncertain. On 12 January 2009, someone who called themselves Satoshi Nakamoto sent 10 bitcoins to a US software engineer, Hal Finney (they […]

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Jan
08

Australian University awards funding to local Bitcoin exchange

A Brisbane-based Bitcoin exchange has caught the eye of Queensland’s University of Technology (QUT), which awarded the start-up $15,000 in funding. Digital Surge was selected among eight innovations to receive the money, as part of QUT’s ‘Bluebox Accelerator’ program. “We look for the most innovative start-ups across all disciplines,” said the program mentor Dr Tim […]

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GoldFund.io announces first public cryptocurrency exchange to list the GFUN Token

GoldFund.io a commodity platform for Cryptocurrency and Gold today announces the first listing on a Cryptocurrency Exchange following its ICO ending on 31 January, 2019. p2pb2b.io is a Swiss based Cryptocurrency Exchange supporting major currency pairs with a total of 47 trading currencies. The primary features of the p2pb2b platform are: New Accounts: Newly created […]

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Dec
20

Where is the cryptocurrency industry headed in 2019?

To get a sense of just how troubling 2018 has been for the cryptocurrency industry, one need look no further than bitcoin (BTC). Heading into 2018, bitcoin traded for close to $13,500 after reaching an all-time high of $19,783.06 in December of 2017. At the time of writing, bitcoin is selling at $3,400, a loss […]

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Dec
19

PlayChip listing confirmed on Independent Reserve

The PlayChip Foundation has announced the listing of its PlayChip token on Independent Reserve, Australia’s first regulated cryptocurrency exchange. PlayChip will be the first Australian ERC20 token and first gaming token to be listed on Independent Reserve. The token will be paired with three fiat currencies – AUD, USD and NZD, allowing for users of […]

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Dec
19

ATO eyes cryptocurrency activity in annual tax returns

The Tax Office has restated warnings to Australians trading cryptocurrency to declare profits in their annual returns, amid an increase in questions about reporting requirements. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are considered property, not currency, for tax purposes in Australia, making them liable for capital gains tax when sold for a profit after July 2017. If […]

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Dec
18

Aleksandar Svetski, CEO of digital currency exchange Amber: “I’m usually wrong a lot but when I’m right, I’m very right”

We all want to be millionaires, so what exactly are the three, simple steps to becoming a millionaire? Aleksandar Svetski, CEO of Amber says, there are none. Aleks is Co Founder and CEO at AMBER; Australia’s first app, to combine a digital currency exchange, wallet, and round ups, allowing anyone to swap the spare change […]

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Dec
18

Teens are putting ‘Fortnite’ virtual money ‘V-Bucks’ at the top of their holiday wish lists

If you’re unsure what to get the young teen in your life for the holidays, you may want to put away the gift cards and cash in favour of spending money for the ever-popular video game “Fortnite.” A survey of thousands of teens found that, for the first time, one of their most-requested gifts for […]

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