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Fake celebrity endorsements is scammers' latest deception

Fake celebrity endorsements is scammers' latest deception

Investment scams cost Australians more than dating scams as incidences of fake celebrity endorsements increases by four times since the start of this year.

  • by John Collett

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ASIC cracks down on cryptocurrency promoters

ASIC cracks down on cryptocurrency promoters

The regulator has stopped promoters of initial coin offerings and funds that invest in crypto-assets from raising money from retail investors.

  • by John Collett
Bitcoin's biggest name forgot a golden rule
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Bitcoin's biggest name forgot a golden rule

We all know the sage advice that in a gold rush the best thing to do is sell shovels.

  • by Tim Culpan
Worse than the dot-com bubble: Crypto's historic plunge hits 80 per cent
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Worse than the dot-com bubble: Crypto's historic plunge hits 80 per cent

The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 is looking more and more like one for the record books.

The best performing cryptocurrency started off as a joke by an Australian
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The best performing cryptocurrency started off as a joke by an Australian

It has been a horrific year for cryptocurrencies but one is still flying high - and it all started out as a joke by its Australian founder.

  • by Joe Weisenthal
Malta as 'blockchain island' is 'calculated risk,' says leader

Malta as 'blockchain island' is 'calculated risk,' says leader

Malta's PM is doubling down on the booming blockchain industry in a bid to diversify the European Union's smallest economy -- and to even fight corruption.

  • by Nour Al Ali and Eddie van der Walt
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Crypto wipeout deepens to $900b as Ether leads declines

Crypto wipeout deepens to $900b as Ether leads declines

The cryptocurrency bear market has plumbed a fresh 10-month low, led by a tumble in Bitcoin's biggest rival.

Crypto growth nears 'ceiling', Ethereum co-founder says

Crypto growth nears 'ceiling', Ethereum co-founder says

The days of explosive growth in the blockchain industry have likely come and gone now the average person is aware of its existence, according to Vitalik Buterin.

Coffee and a Bitcoin: Start-up's plan to turn change into cryptocurrency
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Coffee and a Bitcoin: Start-up's plan to turn change into cryptocurrency

The Perth-based founder of cryptocurrency micro-investment app Bamboo wants to democratise finance.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Cryptocurrency behind Great Keppel Island's $300 million resurrection
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Cryptocurrency behind Great Keppel Island's $300 million resurrection

It was once sold as the ideal place to “get wrecked”. Now an ambitious cryptocurrency consortium plans to resurrect Great Keppel Island as a high-tech wonderland.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Why Brisbane is the cryptocurrency capital of the country
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Why Brisbane is the cryptocurrency capital of the country

A local start-up, supported by the Queensland government, is enabling payment through a range of digital currencies everywhere from small cafes to the airport.

  • by Krishan Sharma