Browsing the "Australia" Tag

Australian Government Employee Charged With Mining Crypto at Work

| Yogita Khatri

A 33-year-old Australian IT contractor has been charged after he allegedly mined cryptocurrency on government computer systems.

Zebpay Opens Crypto Exchange In Australia

| John Biggs

Popular crypto exchange Zebpay has announced that it is going down under... to Australia.

ASX Is Letting Clients Test Its In-the-Works Blockchain Settlement System

| Yogita Khatri

The Australian Securities Exchange now has a customer testing environment for its blockchain-based clearing and settlement system, due in 2021.

Australian Crypto Scam Reports Rose Almost 200% in 2018

| Yogita Khatri

Australia saw a surge in reports of scams involving cryptocurrencies last year, according to the country's consumer watchdog.

Binance Now Lets Australians Buy Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Stores

| Yogita Khatri

Binance has unveiled a new platform in Australia that allows users to buy bitcoin with cash from 1,300-plus newsagents.

Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus

| Yogita Khatri

Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 to support blockchain firms joining Austrade's mission to CoinDesk Consensus in May.

Australian Regulator Trials Blockchain to Automate Transaction Reporting

| Yogita Khatri

Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions.

Australia’s CSIRO, CommBank Complete ‘Smart Money’ Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

Australia's federal science agency CSIRO and CommBank have trialed a blockchain payments prototype they say could save "hundreds of millions" a year.

23-Year-Old Australian Woman Arrested Over Theft of 100,000 XRP

| Yogita Khatri

A 23-year-old woman from Sydney, Australia, has been arrested over the alleged theft of XRP worth over $300,000 at the time.

New Stablecoin Tied to Australian Dollar Is Launching on Stellar’s Blockchain

| Leigh Cuen

A new stablecoin launching on the Stellar network is pegged to the Australian dollar and is being pitched for consumer and business use.