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Leading Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Australia Scholars Join Forces to Tackle Regulatory Issues around Cryptocurrencies

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Singporean Crypto Exchange Invests $3 Million in Bitcoin Australia

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has marked its foray into Australia with a multi-million investment in a regulated domestic exchange, part of a new joint venture. The Australian Financial Review is reporting that KuCoin has invested the AUD $3 million investment in Bitcoin Australia, a domestic exchange that enables bitcoin trading and ethereum buying, enabling the Asian exchange operator enter the ...

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Australia Announces Plans to Develop a National Blockchain Platform

Australia’s journey to becoming a blockchain hub has continued to gather pace. In its latest venture, tech giant IBM and Australian law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have joined forces to form a blockchain consortium with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). The initiative intends to create the first countrywide blockchain, known as the Australian National Blockchain (ANB). The ...

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National Blockchain Platform to be Launched in Australia

Australia is fast establishing itself one of the global leaders of blockchain innovation. With a new blockchain initiative, Australian businesses will be able to leverage blockchain-powered legal smart contracts in various business processes for enhanced efficiency and transparency. Australian National Blockchain Platform to be Launched The initiative, labelled Australian National Blockchain (ANB), is being developed with the collaborative efforts of ...

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Australia Will Develop a Nationwide Blockchain Platform

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has announced the formation of a data consortium in partnership with IBM and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills for the purpose of building a groundbreaking large-scale, cross-industry smart contract platform for Australian businesses to collaborate and do business within. Australian National Blockchain The platform, which will be called the Australian National Blockchain ...

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New Partnership Enables Automatic Bill Payments Using Bitcoin in Australia

Australians wishing to pay their bills in cryptocurrencies do not have to be held back by the fact that their utility or service provider is stuck with traditional methods of payment. This follows the formation of a partnership between two financial technology firms, cryptocurrency exchange Cointree and automated billing platform Gobbill, allowing the payment of bills using cryptocurrencies. Under the ...

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World Bank Mandates Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Issue Bond Using Blockchain Tech

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the largest bank in the country, has been mandated by the World Bank to arrange a bond issue exclusively on a blockchain, according to a press release Aug. 10. CBA will reportedly arrange the first bond globally to be “created, allocated, transferred, and managed using blockchain technology.” The Blockchain Offered New Debt Instrument (bond-i) will ...

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TravelbyBit Expands Dash Usage in Australia

TravelbyBit, a digital currency payment processor that focuses on the travel and tourism industry and also “provide[s] travel booking services for digital currency travelers” has been expanding Dash integration across Australia. Dash Force News caught up with Caleb Yeo, co-founder and CEO, about their company, cryptocurrencies in Australia, and Dash integration. He discussed that they “have over 200 merchants now ...

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