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Australia: Crypto Exchange Bitcoin.Com.Au Appoints Ex-Exec of Accounting Giant PwC as CEO

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Australian cryptocurrency exchange bitcoin.com.au has appointed former consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) executive Ben Ingram as its new CEO, Business Insider Australia reports today, July 12. Ingram held the role of director in charge of digital strategy at Big Four auditor PwC, leaving the company in March of this year. Business Insider Australia writes that Ingram’s Read More

Huobi Launches Australian Exchange Ahead of Blockchain Investment Plans

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Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has confirmed trading on its new Australian platform begins today, July 5. The exchange is fourth largest in the world as of press time, with $713 million in daily trade volume, according to Coinmarketcap. In an announcement, Huobi, which last week also unveiled its London-based operation serving the European market, said Read More

Smart Cities and Blockchain: Four Countries Where AI and DLT Exist Hand-in-Hand

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Smart Cities and Blockchain: Four Countries Where AI and DLT Exist Hand-in-Hand
Have you ever heard about smart cities where traffic, public services and document circulation are fully automated? The smart city concept integrates big data and the internet of things (IoT) to optimize the efficiency of urban processes and services and connect to residents. One example of this innovation could be light sensors that save electricity Read More

LexisNexis Partners With Australian Crypto Exchange Blockbid to Increase Security

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Risk management giant LexisNexis has partnered with crypto exchange Blockbid to increase the exchanges security measures Blockbid reports on its Medium account June 4. Blockbid is reportedly one of the first trading platforms to voluntarily observe global anti-money laundering (AML) measures by partnering with LexisNexis and ThreatMetrix security technology firms. Boosting fraud prevention and know Read More

Australia’s First ‘Digital Currency Town’ Accepts Bitcoin to Boost Tourism

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Australia’s First ‘Digital Currency Town’ Accepts Bitcoin to Boost Tourism
Advertisement Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Australian beach town Agnes Water is billing itself the country’s first ‘digital currency town’ in an effort to attract international digital-savvy travelers to boost its primary industry, tourism. Over 30 local businesses including accommodation providers, tour operators, restaurants and even the Read More

PR: Cryptocurrency Payment Service Platform Sopay Launches Crowdfunding on the LEEKICO Platform

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on PR: Cryptocurrency Payment Service Platform Sopay Launches Crowdfunding on the LEEKICO Platform
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Sydney, Australia – SoPay, a project aiming to develop a Read More

Australian Government Looks to Blockchain for Trade Modernization

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Australian Government Looks to Blockchain for Trade Modernization
Australia’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is looking to blockchain technology to provide secure and transparent international trade and supply chain management. The department is hoping to modernize international trade management in the country and is pushing for a pan-governmental framework for emerging technologies, including blockchain, AI and the internet of things, to provide real-time Read More

Australian Blockchain Firm Strikes $190 Million Crypto Mining Deal

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Australian Blockchain Firm Strikes $190 Million Crypto Mining Deal
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Sydney-based IoT Group, an ASX-listed firm, has inked a deal with the Australian reseller of Bitfury’s bitcoin mining hardware to kickstart a mining operation if it can get a decommissioned coal plant up and running again. In an announcement and Read More

Foreigners enchanted with Japan’s perfect powder are changing the face of its ski towns

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Foreigners enchanted with Japan’s perfect powder are changing the face of its ski towns
Long queues for chairlifts and hours-long traffic jams on highways to Japan’s mountains characterized the ski boom that accompanied the economic bubble of the 1980s and early 1990s. With the bursting of that bubble, so went the country’s ski industry. According to the Japan Productivity Center, a non-governmental organization, the number of people Read More

New AML/CTF Rules for Australia’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Become Effective Today

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on New AML/CTF Rules for Australia’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Become Effective Today
Australia’s digital currency exchanges are now required to register with the country’s financial intelligence agency in a bid to combat money laundering and counter-terrorism, starting from today. AUSTRAC published a new page today detailing the new requirements for digital currency exchanges to meet anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) regulations. Effective from the Read More