UNSW Sydney has received the largest known cryptocurrency donation to a higher education institution – US$4 million ($5.3 million) in cryptocurrency coins – from Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, which will be used to support an open-source tool providing early warning of pandemics.
The Ronin Network has lost 173,600 ethereum and 25.5 million USD Coin — a digital stablecoin pegged to the US dollar — due to a security breach on the network, the company says.
One of Australia's big four banks, ANZ, has completed the first Australian dollar stablecoin payment through a public permissionless blockchain transaction.
The Commonwealth Bank has joined with cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and blockchain analysis firm Chainanalysis to offer customers the ability to buy, sell and and hold cryptocurrency assets.
The Feitian JuBiter wallet is a radical new product from the hardware security company, already well known for its FIDO2 keys, that provides a highly secure cryptocurrency wallet you can carry around and pair to your devices via Bluetooth.
Australian energy trading technology company Power Ledger is migrating its own next-generation blockchain platform, the Powerledger Energy Blockchain, from Ethereum to Solana.
Global financial advisory and fintech organisation deVere Group has unveilled a new and exclusive product linked to the movements of cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Graphics processing unit designer NVIDIA has announced that it will be reducing the ethereum hash rate on its GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070 and RTX 3060 Ti graphics cards which are due to be shipped later this month, to make them less attractive to cryptocurrency miners.
The cryptocurrency bitcoin rose above US$50,000 (A$64,399) on Tuesday US time, before falling back a bit, the first time the digital currency has hit this level.
EtherCrash, which claims to be the "most established and largest gambling game for Ethereum", has had digital currency worth about US$2.5 million (A$3.5 million) stolen in what appears to be an inside job.
The move by worldwide online payments system PayPal to allow customers to hold bitcoin and other virtual currencies in their online wallets will end up making more than a few cyber criminals richer, a senior technologist has claimed.
San Francisco-based Kraken, a secure bitcoin exchange, has launched operations in Sydney, with the Australian dollar to become its seventh fiat currency.
Australian cryptocurrency exchange Independent Reserve has launched a new platform feature which allows users to execute automated trading strategies.
Older Australians are getting into the cryptocurrency market, figures from the cryptocurrency exchange Independent Reserve show, with the percentage of investors aged between 45 and 54 increasing from 22% in 2017 to 29% this year.
Curtin University has launched a new Cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund, designed by Curtin data scientists, which will enable companies and individuals to donate cryptocurrency to fund PhD students in the areas of blockchain, cyber security and data analytics.
The value of the cryptocurrency bitcoin has fallen below US$3500, the lowest it has been since September 2017, with reports that it fell to US$3447.58 on Sunday.
A Chinese high school in the province of Hunan has sacked its headmaster after he was found to be using the school's electricity to mine the ethereum cryptocurrency using eight machines.
Green energy procurement and trading platform WePower has completed a nationwide energy tokenisation pilot project in Estonia, along with transmission system operator Elering.
Chinese citizens will have to register for online services that utilise blockchain technology using their real names, with the government publishing draft regulations to this effect for public consultation.
I don't know if blockchain is enough to restore the reputation of embattled banks, but it has helped CommBank and its partners to successfully ship and track 17 tonnes of almonds from Victoria to Germany.
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