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UK Think Tank Director Calls Blockchain a Fad

Martin Walker, the UK director for the non-profit Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMa), has called blockchain technology a “fad” in an address to the British Parliament’s Select Committee. Walker’s comments were made in stark contrast to representatives also present at the meeting from blockchain companies Everledger and Ripple, and a researcher from King’s College London, […]

Australian Stock Exchange To Roll Out Plans For Blockchain

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) have outlined plans to replace its current clearing and settlement system with a DLT model within the next two years. The current system, the “Clearing House Electronic Subregister System”(CHESS) which has been used by ASX since the 1990’s, will be replaced with blockchain technology possibly in 2020. The idea of […]

Bitcoin Used to Buy Stake in Company on the Australian Securities Exchange

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) announced on Wednesday that bitcoin will be used to buy a stake in a company listed on its exchange. Blockchain Global Limited (BGL) has agreed to buy a 40% interest in Digitalx, paying partly in bitcoins. Also read: Bitcoin Double Taxation Ends in Australia July 1st The First Case of Bitcoin Strategic […]