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Australian Open embraces blockchain tech, incorporates NFTs and metaverse
Fans experience during Australian Open is about to change as the tournament introduces them to Metaverse and NFTs.
Crypto in the spotlight as two Australian exchanges collapse with $50 million lost
Familiar calls of "tulipmania" fly as ACX and Mycryptowallet both cease operations.
Australian senator lends support to DeFi amid market pullback
Senator Jane Humehas commented on how the decentralized finance platform hosts "huge opportunities" for the nation and offers a path towards securing economic stability.
Australian official who owns Ethereum says it is no threat to the country’s financial system
Richards’ comments were made at an online conference this week, following a recent Australian Senate report, which called for adapting laws to accommodate crypto.
26% of Australians will buy crypto as Christmas gift for partners
Australians are willing to give their partners crypto gifts like Bitcoin, Ethereum and even NFTs.
Report: 26.4% of Australian crypto owners hold Cardano, while Dogecoin remains U.S. bet
The Australian information service provider regularly surveys more than 40,000 individuals across 22 countries to analyse cryptocurrency adoption rates and investor demographics.
Australian authorities target crypto telegram groups to weed out ‘pump and dump’ schemes
Australia’s financial regulator is targeting social media groups used to pump and dump crypto assets.
Binance suspends futures, options trading in Australia amidst regulatory troubles
Binance has announced that it would no longer offer some trading options in Australia.
‘Green’ Bitcoin miner Iris Energy doubles its fundraise ahead of IPO
A firm from Australia that uses renewable energy to mine Bitcoin (among other businesses) has raised two times the intended capital in a recent round.
Crypto.com awarded license to issue debit cards in Australia
Crypto dot com announced today that it was successfully granted a license by the Australian Financial Service License (AFSL), which now allows it to extend its card network down under.
Australian central bank mentions “Ethereum” as digital currency push continues
With all institutional attention on Bitcoin as of late, Ethereum has received little love from the corporations and governments of the world.
Aglive launches farm-to-consumer blockchain-based app to tackle food fraud
Aglive, an Australian product traceability platform, has launched a blockchain-based mobile app that will allow consumers to see the source and journey of the products they consume.
Ripple (XRP) wants to target less treasury, more SMEs after experiencing record on-demand liquidity volumes
Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) corridors have witnessed major growth and facilitated instant, cross-border fund transfers.
China, Korea, and Australia introduce blockchain and digital currency curricula to boost employment potential
Three major powers are betting on the long-term potential of cryptocurrencies, digital currencies, and blockchain.
In a post-COVID world, Australia turns to blockchain for protecting $7 billion beef export industry
Australian beef is world-renowned in culinary circles as high-quality, sought-after meat.
Craig Wright’s university investigating reports of plagiarism in his PhD dissertation
Charles Sturt University is investigating reports of plagiarism in Craig Wright’s doctoral thesis, a spokesperson for the university said on Twitter.
Craig Wright book gets dropped while he claims he’s ‘99.9999% certain’ he’ll get his BTC fortune
An Australian publisher has dropped a book titled “Behind the Mask: Craig Wright and the Battle for Bitcoin.” Wright has been going around claiming he is “99.9999 percent certain” that he will be able to take control of his alleged Bitcoin fortune, held in the notorious Tulip Trust.
Micro-investment fintech Raiz to offer Bitcoin-exposed retail fund to over 300,000 Australian clients
Raiz, a micro-investment Fintech company, is reportedly planning to offer retail investors exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) through its new fund.