Australia’s maiden ICO, the Perth based company, PowerLedger, has it’s eyes set on the energy market in an aim to revolutionise the way people pay for power. The idea is that people that have solar panels can sell off their excess power to other consumers rather than selling it back to the grid for a…


Chinese Officials Visit US for Discussing Cryptocurrency and Fintech Regulations Last week, the state representatives from China have visited San Francisco to conduct a meeting with the regulatory agencies and businesses related to distributed ledger technology. They have come to the United States to discuss cryptocurrency and fintech regulations. The officials who are from the…


Lawmakers of the US Strive Towards Protecting the Bitcoin Users from Harassment by the Government The members of the Government of the United States are rapidly preparing a proper legislation towards the utilization of cryptocurrencies. Some of the Congress representatives wish to include stricter regulatory guidelines. While, some of them believe that virtual currencies will…


Join the Australian National Crypto Business Directory – it’s Free! Crypto Currency News Australia have created a national crypto business directory to detail all the businesses in Australia that currently allow you to buy and sell goods using cryptocurrencies. In order for the crypto currency marketplace to grow and become more mainstream, people need to…

National Cryptocurrencies “Highly Risky” As Per the South African Officials The SARB (South African Reserve Bank) has explained that the development of national cryptocurrencies tend to be “too risky” to be considered by the central bank. This statement was made at the time of increasing national cryptocurrencies development with respect to the authoritarian governments. During…


CFD Trading for Bitcoin Cash Introduced by Brokers CFD (Contracts for Difference) and Forex brokerages are on the verge of releasing CFD trading Bitcoin cash pairing to individual platforms. In August itself, Admiral and Avatrade Markets have released the USD/BCH pairing. This demonstrated an increase in the adoption of Bitcoin Cash on the regions of…


Sounds like a movie title right? Following on from the soft Bitcoin fork of August 8, the hard fork was activated last night at block 481822 and Segwit was officially activated on the Bitcoin network. Whilst some were predicting all things doom and gloom for Bitcoin when these forks were to happen, the opposite came…


When you budget for your overseas holiday do you ever budget for exchange rate fees and overseas cash withdrawal charges from your bank? It’s been revealed that in 2016 Australian travelers paid well over $1 billion in fees and poor exchange rates on their currency conversions. The research confirms that the most expensive way to…


My BTC outlook Price is stuck in this no mans land channel right now between 3900 and 4400, just bouncing around. Looks like a H&S if anything. The circle on the chart indicates a death cross on the hourly which is when the 50ema falls below the 200ema. That hasnt happened since July. There will…


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If you’re a Blockchain believer, the forecast is certainly sunny. Experts at the World Economic Forum believe that by 2027, approximately 10% of the entire world’s GDP will exist exclusively on blockchain. Furthermore, according to PwC, over $1.8-billion has already been invested into the technology across the globe. In Australia specifically, aside from just a…

It has been an interesting few days for Bitcoin Cash (BCC) with the price against the US dollar reaching as high as $908. Over $2bn was spent on Bitcoin Cash over the weekend with the bulk of it coming from 3 main exchanges, all in South Korea, Bithumb, CoinOne and Korbit. Has everyone in South…


FOREX, also known popularly as the Foreign Exchange Market, has long been known as a trusted world exchange platform. In fact, to the exchange’s credit, this remains starkly true to this day. However, what does not seemingly remain true is this exchange platform’s continued market power heading into the future. But why would anyone doubt…


Virtually all countries inevitably try to monitor, and to some degree or another, govern the flow of funds, exchanges, and transactions. This is only a matter of best interest and wise governing. In Australia, part of that systematic monitoring approach can be found in AUSTRAC, the Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre. This centre essentially…


The world sat and watched as Bitcoin was split in 2 a few weeks back and Bitcoin Cash was created. It started well with an initial surge but then pulled back to lower levels. No one really knew if this new currency would take off or dwindle out. Miners are starting to realise that with…


Australia has become the latest country to tighten up the laws around crypto currencies with a new Money Laundering Bill being presented to parliament that will will effectively extend the anti-money laundering (AML) rules to include cryptocurrncy exchanges. The Ministry of  Justicy announced this morning  that the legislation would seek to bring exchanges within the…


Just hours after the initial coin offering for Decentraland was sold out (see here), the Decentraland team have heard and listened to the disgruntled fan base that missed out on the initial offering. Posing this in their Slack announcements channel: ” We hear you, and want to make things right for everyone who believed in…


Announced on August 17, the quite popular virtual wallet program, Blockchain, will now include Ethereum in its platform of manageable and fully exchangeable cryptocurrencies. This comes as great news to Ethereum and Blockchain patrons and investors as well as their respective creators. Founded in 2011, Blockchain is seen by many as the original wallet of…