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The first major Bitcoin event in Australia brings excitement to Singapore in November

On July 24th and 25th Informa Australia hosted their inaugural Bitcoin conference in Sydney, Australia. Entitled ‘Cryptocon Conference and Barcamp’, this two-day event represented the first major Bitcoin event to come to Sydney. Cryptocon drew together many of the key themes in Bitcoin and emerging blockchain based technologies from the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.…

7 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia

Banking & Finance

Technology

Cryptocon brings Bitcoin technology to centre stage

The underlying technology of Bitcoin is one fascinating topic.  While many meet-up events exist for cryptocurrency, finance is usually the focal point.  Differently to these events, the upcoming Cryptocon conference will bring technology to the spotlight, with dedicated sessions on Smart Property and Start-up discussions on how the blockchain can be turned into a global registry…

17 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

Technology

4 reasons why Bitcoin is better than conventional money

Bitcoin, still very much a nascent trend, is nonetheless continuing to show signs of steady growth as businesses and consumers alike explore the opportunities involved. But just where does Bitcoin's appeal lie and why is it having everyone from retailers to investors raving? As the most well-known and widespread form of 'cryptocurrency' today, Bitcoin is…

10 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

Banking & Finance

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The #1 problem Bitcoin will solve by 2015

In the lead up to the Cryptocon Summit and Barcamp, we have asked a few speakers what they thought was the Number One problem Bitcoin will solve by 2015: Roger Ver – Blockchain, ‘Bitcoin Jesus’: “By the end of 2015 I hope that Bitcoin will enable people to be able to transact with other individuals across the planet,…

10 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia