cryptocurrency

Oct
29

Bitcoin seems indestructible but another cryptocurrency might be about to take its place

Bitcoin was born out of the global financial crisis of 2018, but on the eve of its 10th anniversary the world’s first cryptocurrency may be facing a crisis of its own. Uncertain regulation, technological failings and infighting within its developer community mean another cryptocurrency could be on the verge of taking its place as the […]

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Oct
25

Novatti to become an AUD Utility Token Anchor on the Stellar Network

ASX-listed Novatti Group Limited announce that it will launch the Novatti AUD Utility Token, the first Australian Dollar-Backed Utility Token.  As an Anchor for the Stellar Network, consumers and institutions will be able to use the Novatti platform to instantly accept and settle payments in AUD, as well as easily access foreign exchanges via a […]

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Oct
25

No need for national digital dollars: RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia and a global investment bank say the speed of payments innovation will fend off any threat from cryptocurrencies, and creating digitised versions of central bank money will make bank runs much more likely during a crisis. After last year’s speculative bitcoin bubble, the potential for the Australian central bank to […]

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Oct
24

Apollo Capital becomes an advisor to Melbourne Mint’s digital currency project

Enhanced Society has announced that Apollo Capital’s Henrik Andersson has joined as an advisor to Australia’s pre-eminent precious metals retailer, Melbourne Mint, to support the development of MELD, a gold backed stable coin. Apollo Capital’s Henrik Andersson, who contributes 17 years experience in global financial markets, with almost a decade on Wall Street, joins the […]

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Oct
18

ASIC tightening regulation on ICOs is a positive move for the industry

ASIC recently announced that it has shut down several Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for misleading or deceptive statements in their marketing and operation of unlicensed managed investment schemes. This once again casts the spotlight on the unregulated nature of the Cryptocurrency industry and the need for investor protection. Cryptocurrencies and, by association with the larger category of […]

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Oct
17

Gobbling up your bills one at a time: how startup Gobbill is automating bill payment through AI

So, here’s an idea: imagine a digital financial assistant powered by artificial intelligence that digitises your bills and schedule payments, all whilst checking for fraud. Pretty cool, right? That’s what Gobbill, a fintech startup that automates bill payments for small businesses and households does. But that’s not all. Shendon Ewans, CEO and Co-Founder of Gobbill, […]

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Oct
16

Australian FinTech partners with Digital Surge, Brisbane’s first Digital Currency Exchange Platform

Australian FinTech is excited to announce its official partnership with Digital Surge, Brisbane’s first digital currency exchange platform. This new partnership will help us continue to grow the local FinTech industry, helping both newcomers and experts thrive in the Crypto industry. Digital Surge is an Australian digital currency ecosystem that enables the use of digital […]

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Oct
16

What is Ethereum and who is Vitalik Buterin?

Beginnings of the Ethereum Universe Launched on 30th July 2015, Ethereum is a cryptocurrency based on the blockchain. Founded by Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Lubin, it is sometimes considered a second version of Bitcoin. Though Bitcoin and Ethereum are both decentralised currencies based blockchain, there are significant differences between the two. What’s the difference? A […]

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