cryptocurrency

Jun
13

Blockchain to revolutionise online transactions

IT’S only been around for eight years, and has started life with a reputation sullied by drug dealers and online vigilantes, but there’s a new technology on the rise which could revolutionise how we transact online. And whether it leaves a swath of destructive disruption among large, incumbent businesses — think banks and share registries […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech . Payments
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Jun
03

Bitcoin available over the counter at a newsagency near you

Two Australian tech start-ups are launching an over-the-counter platform for selling Bitcoin making it available to everyday consumers and providing online retailers and the newsagents offering the service more income streams. It means Australians will be able to buy Bitcoin over the counter with cash for the first time. The technology is being deployed to […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . Currency . FinTech
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May
31

The DAO: Australians buy into the virtual company of the future

Australian investors and organisations are among hundreds of backers of a new virtual organisation that only exists online, is run entirely by computer code, but which promises to change the nature of corporations worldwide. The DAO, or Decentralised Autonomous Organisation, represents the largest non-political crowdfunding project to ever hit the internet, closing a $US132 million […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech
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May
24

Craig Steven Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto – Maybe, the Leader of the Team

Have you already bought into the idea of Craig Steven Wright being Satoshi Nakamoto? There is a growing voice saying not so fast! Indeed, the shadow of doubt is growing every passing moment as members of the Bitcoin community pour over the evidence that he has put on the table. This can be witnessed on […]

By Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech
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May
24

Australian FinTech Opens up Vast Opportunities for ICT Companies

Sydney, Australia, 23 May 2016 – Australia’s development as a leader in Fintech innovation will require concerted effort from government agencies and established financial institutions and will involve partnerships and research collaboration between banks and startups. It will also present many diverse and lucrative growth and development opportunities for ICT companies that will help form […]

By Cameron Dart | Banking . Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech
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DigitalX announces deal with global telco Telefónica

ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: DigitalX Limited (ASX:DCC and “the Company”) is pleased to announce that Telefónica Internacional S.A.U. (“Telefónica”) is the Company’s first strategic partner in Latin America following the successful integration of the DigitalX AirPocket App into Telefónica’s network. The mobile phone giant signed a marketing, distribution and sales agreement with DigitalX, which was announced to […]

By Cameron Dart | ASX . Bitcoin . Blockchain . Currency . FinTech . Payments
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May
18

Blockchain is here to stay

Blockchain, the technology that underpins Bitcoin, is the talk of the town at the moment. The financial services industry can’t get enough of it. The enthusiasm essentially boils down to the technology’s potential to reduce the financial transaction costs while ensuring robust security. While Bitcoin is unlikely to be make traditional currency extinct, blockchain has […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech
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May
18

Need to Know: Practical Bitcoin basics

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the phrase Bitcoin uttered around tech circles, or maybe even on mainstream news outlets. Maybe you’ve seen Bitcoin as a payment option on stores like Steam and Microsoft’s. But what is Bitcoin, why should you care and is it worth bothering with? As to what […]

By Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech . Payments
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