Australian University Launches Nation’s First Open Blockchain Course

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Australian public research university RMIT is launching the country’s first dedicated online short course on blockchain technology, the underlying innovation behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The emergence of blockchain as a disruptive, game-changing technology has spurred Melbourne-based RMIT University to offer Australia’s first online course on the sector. The 8-week program, titled ‘Developing Blockchain Strategy’, will

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Ellen DeGeneres Is ‘Down With’ Bitcoin

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If there was any doubt that bitcoin is making its way into the mainstream, Ellen DeGeneres has just dispelled those myths. Telling her audience that she’s ‘down with’ bitcoin, Ellen used her comedic talent to describe bitcoin by comparing the top cryptocurrency to a goat and even talking BTC price. She used her ability to communicate … Continued

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‘Humans Die. Cryptocurrencies Don’t’: Why You Should Begin Planning Your Estate Immediately

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Five years ago, 26-year-old Matthew Moody was killed as the result of a tragic plane crash in California. Moody, a prolific Bitcoin miner, left behind what is likely a small fortune. “My son was actually one of the earliest people to mine it,” said his father, Michael Moody, in a Bloomberg interview detailing the family’s … Continued

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There Has Been An Awakening. Have You Felt It? [Part 3]

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This is the first opinion piece in a four-part series that explores the advent of bitcoin as a store of value and the implications of valuing the cryptocurrency in fiat. Read the first part here and the second here. Fees: The Third Bottleneck Just like price, transaction fees can very easily scare away people from entering … Continued

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Australian High School to Host ‘Educational Presentation’ on Cryptocurrencies

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The soaring interest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin in the mainstream has compelled one high school in Australia to reportedly host an information night on cryptocurrencies. In an email sent to students’ parents, Brisbane-based St. Laurence’s College said it intends to hold an “educational presentation” on cryptocurrencies after being made aware of senior students purchasing and … Continued

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