Australia

100% Crypto-Invested Retirement Portfolios Are Illegal

The Australian Tax Office has issued warning letters to 18,000 Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) for concentrating too much inve...
August 17, 2019
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Power Ledger and KEPCO Complete Blockchain Energy Trade Trial in Japan

Australian energy technology company Power Ledger and Japanese Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) have completed a joint trial o...

VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

Public enterprise blockchain platform VeChain has partnered with Autralian winemaker Penfolds to release a case of blockchain-e...

Blockchain Startup Nets $2.4 Million in Public Funding to Fight Food Slavery

Blockchain startup Lumachain has received $2.4 million in public funding from Main Sequence Ventures, a $165.6 million venture ...

Biggest University in Western Australia Accepts Bitcoin for PhD Program

Curtin University, the largest university in Western Australia with over 58,00 students, announced the launch of a cryptocurren...

Full House: Crypto Cards Show a Strong Hand in 2019

Until recently, cryptocurrency debit cards appeared to fall short of expectations. Despite many failed efforts in recent years,...

IBM Launches Blockchain Pilot for Bank Guarantee Processes

Tech giant IBM has launched a pilot for a blockchain-powered platform designed to streamline bank guarantee process In a press ...

Oxfam Trials Aid Distribution With DAI, Future Use ‘Highly Likely’

Throughout May 2019, United Kingdom-based nonprofit organization Oxfam International executed a month-long trial that saw Maker...

Synthetix Reverses Oracle Error-Caused Misplaced sETH in Exchange for a Bug Bounty

Following a recent oracle issue, asset issuance platform Synthetix will reverse the misplaced 37 million synthetic ether (sETH)...

Australia Central Bank Argues Bitcoin ‘Unlikely’ To Become Mainstream

Australia’s central bank said bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies would remain outside mainstream payments in a dedicated articl...