Crypto scams are not new to hear. This time it is a crypto scam in Australia. The Queensland police have charged five people for running a cryptocurrency scam worth $2.7 million. More than 100 Australians fell prey to this scam…
Australian couple Nick and Josie Yeoman lost more than AU$20,000 to a Bitcoin scam. After being duped the couple received a WhatsApp message telling them that the whole thing was a sham…
The Australian Tax Office (ATO), the country’s tax agency, is investigating 12 international crypto tax avoidance schemes. The J5 (The Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement) announced the crackdown after a recent meeting. The news comes from a report of the country’s daily. The union is planning to pursue 50 global investigations. ATO’s deputy commissioner, […]
After its closure in the Indian market, the Singaporean crypto exchange firm Zebpay launches its services in Australia. Its new office is now open in Melbourne. It will allow the Australian traders to trade up to five fiat to crypto trading pairs. This includes major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin cash, Ripple and Litecoin. […]
IBM has announced the opening of a new blockchain data center in Sydney, Australia, which is scheduled for March 2019. The initiative will allow Australlian customers to store their data locally instead of depending on outside hosts. In addition, the firm has launched blockchain main net from its Melbourne data center to allow customers use the company’s cloud for running their applications.
An Australia-based team of doctors have launched Secure Health Chain, a blockchain-based healthcare solution, aimed at revolutionizing the healthcare sector by providing enhanced security to patient data and reducing the costs involved. The team is headed by Dr. Rob Laidlaw, a healthcare specialist. Secure Health Chain’s goal is to develop a user-friendly electronic ‘health passport’ that can be accessed by users on their smartphones.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Australia has launched OpenSC, a supply chain tool built on blockchain technology. The blockchain-based platform can be used to track the origin and life cycle of food items. As reported, both consumers and producers will be able to know the complete life cycle of food products with the help of unique blockchain-based QR codes.