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Australia to Spend $575M on Tech Including Blockchain to Boost Pandemic Recovery

The investment comes as Australia attempts to make a recovery from the recession brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australian University Finds Privacy Issues With Blockchain Technology

A research paper from the University of South Australia suggests blockchain technology needs to be refined so it can better protect privacy and the...

Australian Financial Watchdog Bans Local BitConnect Promoter for 7 Years

The Australian man was banned from working in financial services by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.

Digital Bank Revolut Expands Crypto Buying and Selling Service to Australia

The U.K.-based fintech firm has opened up its cryptocurrency services to Australian residents for the first time.

Australian Payments Firm Sues Ripple for Use of PayID Trademark

NPPA, a major Australian financial services firm, is suing Ripple Labs over allegations of copyright infringement.

Australian Conman Extradited Over Alleged Fraud Involving $1.2M in Bitcoin

An Australian serial conman has been extradited to New South Wales to face fraud charges involving over $1 million in bitcoin.

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‘Only in Crypto’: What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges...

Coinbase Custody’s new token support faces criticism

Earlier today, Coinbase Custody announced that they are looking into adding support for new digital assets. The move to support more coins comes as...

Bitcoin’s Creator vs. Bezos: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Uphill Climb to Surpass the Amazon Founder’s Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, but someday if bitcoin crosses a certain valuation then Satoshi Nakamoto will be the wealthiest if he/she...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which investment favors your portfolio?

I get it. It's always an either-or decision between Bitcoin and gold, as a pure investment play. Since the commodity and the cryptocurrency each...