Browsing the "Australia" Tag

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.

Australian Government Agency Says Blockchain ‘Interesting’ But Hyped

| Yogita Khatri

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives.

Australian Securities Watchdog Halts ICO Seeking to Raise $50 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

An Australian ICO project planning raise up to $50 million has been halted by the country's securities regulator.

Australian State Eyes Blockchain Upgrade for Property Transactions

| Yogita Khatri

The New South Wales state government is trialing blockchain tech from ChromaWay as part of a bid to digitize property conveyance by next summer.

Australia Wants Citizens With Disability to Settle Insurance on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Australians with disabilities may soon have an easier way to settle insurance payments, thanks to a blockchain initiative from CommBank and CSIRO.

ASX-Listed DigitalX Hit With Legal Action Over ICO Involvement

| Daniel Palmer

Shares in the ASX-listed blockchain firm DigitalX slumped Friday after it revealed it is facing a legal claim from investors in an ICO it advised.

Australia’s Science Agency Claims Breakthrough in Global Blockchain Test

| Wolfie Zhao

Australian federal body CSIRO says a blockchain network it developed has achieved 30,000 transactions per second in a global test.

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Australia’s Securities Watchdog Has Halted 5 ICOs Since April

| Stan Higgins

Australia's securities regulator said late last week that it has halted five initial coin offerings (ICOs) in as many months.