cryptocurrency

Sep
17

9 Giant Banks Make a Deal on Blockchain: What It Means | Alex Salkever

Here’s a follow-up article to yesterday’s article on the blockchain, but this explains it all even further… When Goldman Sachs talks, people all over the world listen. Today Goldman is talking about the blockchain. What the heck is the “blockchain”? Only the next biggest thing since the Internet, according to such tech visionaries such as […]

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Sep
16

The CBA has joined eight other massive banks to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream | Business Insider

Nine of the world’s biggest banks on Tuesday threw their weight behind blockchain, the technology that powers bitcoin. Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking. The partnership […]

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Sep
11

Third time lucky for Bitcoin Group at an IPO?

All the best to Australian FinTech company Bitcoin Group for their launch on the ASX this November. Bitcoin Group are certainly pioneering into the future and the future is now! Bitcoin Group, slated as the second digital currency company to list on the ASX, is set to finally float after twice revising its listing date […]

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Sep
09

Bitcoin could disrupt banks warns Westpac boss | afr.com

How long will it be until Bitcoin starts to make a real impact on the incumbent banks…??? Westpac Banking Corp chief Brian Hartzer describes bitcoin and the blockchain as “potentially disruptive” technologies which could be “quite powerful from an efficiency point of view” but says there’s no need for banks to panic about being cut […]

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Aug
31

Will Bitcoin Finally Bring Down The House Of Medici? | TechCrunch

This article makes a great argument for Bitcoin and explains why we should use it instead of the current process. In the 14th century, the Medici family used the power of its newly invented, double-entry accounting system to build a cross-border banking empire that banks still use today. Now more than 600 years later, cross-border […]

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Apr
08

ADDCA launches Bitcoin constitution | The Courier-Mail

ADDCA launches Bitcoin constitution The Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association (ADCCA) has announced a new constitution that has been built into and certified by the Blockchain – the technology underpinning digital currencies like Bitcoin. Source: ADDCA launches Bitcoin constitution | The Courier-Mail

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Feb
11

CoinJar to put brakes on Bitcoin volatility | The Courier-Mail

Australian Bitcoin start-up CoinJar has taken on one of Bitcoin’s chief criticisms, allowing consumers and businesses to bypass the cryptocurrency’s volatility and peg its price against a currency of their choice.Hedged Accounts was unveiled on stage at Europe’s biggest financial technlogy conference Finovate, and means that for example if a user holds $400 worth of […]

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Feb
10

Coinjar to reveal Bitcoin volatility salve

Australian bitcoin exchange Coinjar will unveil plans to fix the value of the highly volatile cryptocurrency for its clients and offer conversion to a range of different currencies at a financial technology conference in London on Tuesday as it moves to compete with remittance providers. From late Tuesday, Coinjar joins a number of other bitcoin […]

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