Australian Gov’t Agency Unimpressed, Says Blockchain ‘At the Top of the Hype Cycle’

Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) doesn’t appear to be impressed with the current state of blockchain technology. According to its chief digital officer, the technology is being pushed not by governments or users, but by vendors. Blockchain at the “Top of a Hype Cycle” Earlier this year, Bitcoinist reported that the Australian Government provided AUD […]

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Binance Invests in Travel Startup TravelbyBit

Binance announced it has invested $2.5 million USD in Brisbane, Australia based company TravelbyBit. TravelbyBit services the travel and tourism industry, allowing travelers to book their journeys using crypto as payment. TravelbyBit has also built a point-of-sale (POS) terminal for merchants who wish to accept crypto as payment. Binance intends for the cash infusion to […]

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All Australians Can Now Pay Their Bills With Bitcoin

Cointree and Gobbill have announced a partnership that allows Australians to pay their bills using cryptocurrency.  Details of the Partnership The former is a cryptocurrency exchange platform while the latter is a billing platform. Together, they have created a cryptocurrency bills payment system irrespective of whether the business accepts digital coins or not. Cointree, which […]

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Twitter Takes a Swing at Former Cricketer for ICO Endorsement

Another day, another celebrity-endorsed ICO. This time, it’s one of Australia’s most well-known cricketers, Michael Clarke. However, cricket fans on Twitter have their own take. Many believe that celebrities lend a certain degree of credence and authenticity to the brands that they endorse. This authority will, in theory, encourage the masses to whip out their wallets […]

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Bitcoin Sports Betting Site JustBet Under Investigation by Australian Authorities

Nikita Blows · March 11, 2018 · 10:00 pm The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is investigating JustBet for claiming to be registered in an Australian-owned territory, while actually being based in Costa Rica. The popularity of online gambling continues to grow, as does the interest in cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. JustBet, a sports gambling […]

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