Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar hopes to tap into the United Kingdom's 'progressive' digital currency sector after shifting its corporate headquarters to London's Docklands region.
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Bitcoin transactions will be treated like barter transactions with similar taxation consequences, unless they are for business purposes, according to new guidance by the ATO on the taxation of crypto-currencies in Australia.
Zhenya Tsvetnenko, executive chairman of Australian-listed bitcoin company digitalBTC, has defended the digital currency's potential despite its fluctuating value contributing to the company's half-yearly loss.
Gartner is predicting that by 2020, around one in five vehicles on the road globally will have some form of wireless network connection, adding up to more than 250 million connected vehicles.
Ecuador is on its way to signing in a law that would see the creation of a new government-backed digital currency and simultaneously ban the use of other cryptocurrencies in the country.
DARPA is hoping to do away with software updates as it embarks on a new project to establish a computer system designed to outlive 100 years of technological change.
Samsung could be gearing up to take on Google’s Nest Labs acquisition, sealing a deal this week for open smart home automation startup, SmartThings.
Melbourne's RMIT University is set to play host to what it claims will be the "world's first" rapid 3D nanoscale printer, following the launch last week of its new AU$30 million MicroNano Research Facility.
Californian lawmakers have signed a bill removing the prohibition of companies or individuals from issuing money other than US dollars, rendering bitcoin technically legal in the state.
Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar is trialling what it claims is the first Eftpos card to draw funds from a user's bitcoin account, in a bid to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and traditional payments.