Experts are warning the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) needs to be extremely carefully about how it pursues a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) with fears it could destabilise the economy or create a dystopian nightmare. Central banks around the world are now exploring the evolution of fiat currency through CBDCs in response to the… Read more »
DigitalX boss Leigh Travers is leaving the ASX-listed blockchain company to become CEO of Binance Australia
Digital currency exchange Binance Australia has appointed Leigh Travers, the former CEO of ASX-listed blockchain company DigitalX, as its new Executive Officer. Travers spent seven years at DigitalX. He previously created a tech and investment professionals startup hub in WA and has served on the board blockchain industry body, Blockchain Australia. Travers has provided technical,… Read more »
Yesterday, Australia’s most well-known Digital Currency startup CoinJar, announced it has relocated it’s headquarters to the United Kingdom as part of its growth strategy, that will allow bitcoin holders more flexibility when it comes to buying, selling and using the digital currency.
A few weeks ago, whilst out celebrating a friend’s birthday I overheard a group of hipsters bragging about how their coffee shop has Sydney’s first Bitcoin ATM. I couldn’t help myself and barged into their conversation. I was equal parts amused and afraid that this illusive currency is being used to buy cake in suburban Erskinville.