cryptocurrency

Sep
06

Despite lack of real-money investors, the cryptocurrencies marketplace is institutionalising

A new, freely available report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, shows how key characteristics of the global cryptocurrencies trading landscape are now maturing to a level at which real-money institutional investors are becoming incentivised to actively place end-investor capital into the marketplace. However, institutional investor cryptocurrency trading interests are only […]

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Sep
06

What’s the difference between a private and public blockchain?

Blockchain has potential applications in many industries, from accounting to agriculture. It’s essentially a distributed ledger, which records transactions between every user in the chain. There are different types of blockchain: some are open and public and some are private and only accessible to people who are given permission to use them. A public blockchain […]

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Sep
06

CoinJar exchange lists Zcash (ZEC) offering world first ZEC/AUD order book

CoinJar has expanded its offering by listing Zcash (ZEC) in its portfolio, meaning that for the first time in Australia, cryptocurrency traders and investors will have access to a ZEC/AUD trading pair using an order-book through CoinJar Exchange. Zcash (ZEC) is a leading privacy coin and will be listed alongside Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin […]

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Sep
04

Cryptocurrency behind Great Keppel Island’s $300 million resurrection

There was a time when Great Keppel Island was sold as the ideal place to go and “get wrecked”, a party island at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. It then faded into disrepair and then into memory. Now an ambitious cryptocurrency consortium plans to resurrect it as a high-tech wonderland including a luxury […]

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Sep
04

Brisbane entrepreneurs make buying bitcoin easy

Digital Surge has revolutionised the way digital currency is purchased in Australia by providing the simplest digital currency exchange in the industry. Digital Surge has removed all of the complications of other exchanges, making the purchase and trade of Bitcoin as simple as internet banking. Digital Surge’s mission is to open up digital currency (cryptocurrency) […]

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Sep
03

Wall Street has helped eliminate one of bitcoin’s biggest problems, and it could fulfil ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision’

Many crypto enthusiast long for a day when bitcoin will replace the entire financial system. But in the meantime, Wall Street might actually be helping the digital asset’s long term adoption, one firm says. New data from SFOX, the cryptocurrency trading technology firm, shows that 2018 has witnessed a drop-off in price variations on digital […]

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Sep
01

Why Brisbane is the cryptocurrency capital of the country

Queensland is banking on cryptocurrency to boost tourism in the state, with a sizeable grant given to a Brisbane-based start-up that will enable visitors to pay for every aspect of their travel using digital currencies like Bitcoin. The local start-up, TravelbyBit, has received two rounds of funding from the state government and, in turn, has […]

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Aug
28

Cryptocurrency regulation in Australia: Pains and Gains

We start this analysis with an unusual positive: cryptocurrency regulation in Australia is moving in the right direction, and the latest legislative developments regarding cryptocurrencies should be welcomed by the general public as a step in the right direction. Offering protection to crypto consumers and investors, and providing legal certainty to blockchain-related businesses – without […]

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