Tag: cryptocurrency

Defence & Security

How technology is shaping modern policing

Prior to the September 11th terrorist attack in 2001, many small and rural law enforcement agencies in the USA – along with more than half of the national population - were not yet connected to the internet, mostly due to a perceived lack of necessity. Sadly, terrorist groups were ahead of the national tipping point…

29 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Technology

Will Bitcoin really become a universal currency?

  There has hardly been a more intriguing, controversial or divisive invention in the history of finance than Bitcoin. While it has taken its time to draw universal attention and is still some way from becoming a mainstream item, there are plenty of indications to suggest that it will one day fulfil its potential as…

14 Aug 2014, by test test

Technology

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 test test

Technology

Dark economy, money laundering, the next universal currency – Cryptocon Sydney a great success

The inaugural Cryptocurrency Summit and Barcamp was a great success, thanks to all our knowledgeable and charismatic speakers and delegates. The two-day event took place at the Park Royal Hotel in Sydney on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th July, bringing together over 60 cryptocurrency experts, technology gurus and Bitcoin enthusiasts. Conversations were not confined by…

29 Jul 2014, by test test

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 test test

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 test test