Australia

Perth Mint, InfiGold Launch Gold-Backed Token on Public Blockchain

Australia’s largest precious metal refinery, the Perth Mint, and InfiGold, a fintech startup focused on precious metals digitiz...

Japan’s Kanto Region to Track Surplus Solar Energy with Power Ledger

Australian tech firm Power Ledger will run another blockchain-enabled energy trading trial in Japan’s Kanto region by December ...

Australian Startup to Offer 20% Payback on Fuel Purchases in Tokens

Australian startup Incent plans to offer a 20% payback in its INCNT token on fuel purchases at United Petrol stations for a lim...

Oxfam Readies Phase Two of Dai-Based Vanuatu Disaster Relief Program

Following the first phase of the Unblocked Cash program in Vanuatu, Oxfam is readying to launch the pilot program’s second phas...

Largest Tencent Shareholder Leads $15M Round in Blockchain Game Developer

Naspers, the largest shareholder of Chinese Internet giant Tencent, participated in a $15 million investment in blockchain game...

Australian Police Uncover Syndicate Involved in Crypto Laundering

Australian law enforcement bodies have uncovered a criminal gang allegedly involved in laundering millions of stolen funds thro...

Queensland’s Real Estate Institute to Launch Blockchain Tenancy Platform

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) teamed up with local tech startup Igloo to launch a blockchain-based tenancy agr...

Power Ledger Goes to Rural Australia to Trade Surplus Energy via DLT

Australian blockchain energy startup Power Ledger has launched its first trial of peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading technology ...
September 10, 2019
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Australian Securities Exchange Confirms It’ll Go Blockchain in 2021

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has made new partners to apply blockchain to its registry, settlement and clearing sys...
August 26, 2019
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Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing $450,000 in XRP Last Year

Australian citizen Katherine Nguyen has pleaded guilty to stealing $450,000 in XRP — over 100,000 tokens — in January 2018. Loc...