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Crypto regulation will tame the 'wild west' of investment says Melbourne lawyer
Mon 12 Feb 2018
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With cryptocurrency regulation looming investors should welcome the changes rather than calling it quits, says one Australian tech lawyer.
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Hacker steals US$440K in 'easily avoidable' digital currency breach
Fri 26 Jan 2018
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A hacker hijacked Black Wallet to steal around $440,000 from Bitcoin rival Stellar Lumen - High Tech Bridge's CEO says it was simple to prevent.
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Nelson not-for-profit electricity provider accepting payment in Bitcoin
Mon 15 Jan 2018
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"NextGen Energy is creating disruptive opportunities within the NZ electricity sector, and actively pursues the adoption of new technologies."
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Rackspace, Bitcoin, Alibaba and the future of cloud
Tue 12 Dec 2017
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"Alibaba’s growing presence was a key reason Rackspace acquired Datapipe, our closest competitor, earlier this year."
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LogRhythm divulges eight key predictions for cybersecurity in 2018
Tue 5 Dec 2017
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The predictions for the new year include both good news and bad news, like the biggest data breach settlement of all time and increased awareness.
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More than the money: The future potential of blockchain
Fri 1 Dec 2017
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Blockchain is more than a buzzword thrown around in banking circles; it’s the future of distributed security.
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Startup making Bitcoin accessible to NZers raises $400k
Wed 8 Nov 2017
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The startup plans to use the funding to continue driving growth in New Zealand while also expanding into the UK market.
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How Bitcoin’s blockchain is aiding cybersecurity
Tue 31 Oct 2017
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Bitcoin defies a unique set of security concerns through innovations and structures which are influencing how cybersecurity will face new threats.
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Is bitcoin the new alternative investment or a bubble ready to burst?
Tue 3 Oct 2017
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The surge in bitcoin prices means that the cryptocurrency’s market valuation has now crossed $75bn.
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Innovation or irrelevance: The price of digital disruption
Tue 26 Sep 2017
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Amazon is just the latest guise of the combined business threats of innovation and competition in the marketplace.
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Blockchain an inspiring tech for enterprises, but it's attracting hackers too
Tue 20 Jun 2017
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As blockchain and Bitcoin rocket in value and becomes mainstream across the world, both ISACA and Proofpoint have published advisories.
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Australian budget reaffirms commitment to fintech industry
Wed 10 May 2017
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Australia is hoping to establish a regional fintech advantage in a fast-moving global environment.
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NZ government should rein banks in and encourage competition in cryptocurrency trading – expert
Tue 9 May 2017
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Andreas Antonopoulos says the NZ government needs to get its act together to reap the gains of cryptocurrency, citing Singapore as an example.
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Cryptocurrency could spur significant developments in NZ property law
Mon 8 May 2017
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The treatment of 'intangible property' is an area ripe for clarification, and cryptocurrency may well give rise to the case to test the boundaries.
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New Bitcoin trading platform brings investment to 'everyday New Zealanders'
Wed 29 Mar 2017
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"Bitcoin is a fairly new concept for most people, so we want to make it an accessible form of investment for everyday New Zealanders."
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Trust in transformation: The Blockchain.NZ conference returns to Auckland this May
Tue 7 Mar 2017
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The Blockchain.NZ is coming back to Auckland on May 8-11 to help New Zealand discover the true blockchain potential for business.
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​Can you ever be truly anonymous online?
Tue 17 Jan 2017
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"Privacy issues have taken another shape completely over the past year."
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Blockchain, a game-changing new technology
Tue 29 Nov 2016
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"Banks and credit card companies realise their role as gate keepers and middle people in financial transactions is under threat."
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Bitcoin tech company reveals plans for 'one of a kind' data center in China
Thu 10 Nov 2016
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Bitcoin company Bitmain Technologies has announced plans for a 'one of a kind' data center in Xinjiang, China.
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Bitcoin & Blockchain: A better understanding
Mon 31 Oct 2016
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Undoubtedly you’ve been exposed to Bitcoin or Blockchain. It’s apparently the future. But apart from the buzzword, what actually is it?
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Megaupload back and better than the original, claims Kim Dotcom
Tue 12 Jul 2016
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"I can tell you that Megaupload and Bitcoin had sex. There is a pregnancy and I have a feeling that the baby will be such a joy."
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Microsoft invests in blockchain technology
Wed 6 Apr 2016
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Microsoft has partnered with R3, a consortium of financial institutions, to create a strategy to speed up use of blockchain technologies.
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Sony Global Education looks to revolutionise education with blockchain tech
Tue 1 Mar 2016
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education
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"Sony says it views blockchain as a core technology that has the potential to significantly shape the educational landscape of the future."
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Retailers: say no to Semble
Tue 31 Mar 2015
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“Semble further Balkenises the already fragmented contactless payment systems in favour of banks and telcos rather than consumers and retailers."
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