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Blockchain: Why I prefer Proof of Stake (And why Ethereum does too)
Consensus mechanisms are tough to get right. Without a good one, the whole concept of decentralisation falls apart quickly: your efficient, fair, real-time, functional, reliable, and secure public ledger simply doesn’t exist.
Getty Images delves into the world of NFTs with Candy Digital
Getty Images and Candy Digital, the next-generation digital collectible company, have announced a new multi-year partnership agreement.
What is a DApp and why are they useful?
DApps are an innovative way to make use of a blockchain's capabilities. But it can be tough to find a plain English definition of exactly what they are.
Everything you need to know about the Open Metaverse
A dive into the the true Metaverse that will give back users control of their own content, identity, data and avatar
Blockchain Diploma a breakthrough for TAFE
TAFE Queensland has been approved with JobTrainer funding for Australia's first Diploma of Applied Blockchain.
Accenture launches dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group
Accenture has launched a dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group as physical and virtual realities converge.
Dedoco expands its blockchain-based solution to ANZ
Blockchain-based digital document management company Dedoco celebrates its 2nd anniversary as it expands into the Australian and New Zealand markets.
Is DeFi signalling the great financial evolution?
De-centralised Finance (DeFi) has become a hotbed of new investor activity. Let’s take a look at what DeFi is and its implications within the wider global banking and finance ecosystem.
Lost Socks NFT’s to start minting mid February
Following the success of many recent Non-fungible tokens, a odd new entrant is launching this month with a focus on your laundry.
2021 a year to remember for blockchain industry - report
Blockchain application research firm Huobi Research Institute has released its Global Blockchain Industry Overview and Trends 2021-2022 Annual Report.
DeFi blockchain ecosystem powered by facial recognition becomes Aus first
BAXE has partnered with IDEMIA and Haventec to launch the first decentralised blockchain ecosystem using a facial authentication solution for identity verification in Australia.
Digitisation proving positive for finance companies
Finance companies who invested in digitisation during 2021 are already experiencing the positive effects, according to a new survey by Broadridge Financial Solutions.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from SubQuery
This week we are speaking with SubQuery head of business development James Bayly, who shares with us the work the company is doing with new technology in the decentralisation space to help its clients achieve the better results.
Gaming company Polemos to enable the monetisation of NFT gaming assets from blockchain games.
The esports-focused company Polemos has released a white paper laying out a strategy to build the world's first GameFi platform enabling the monetisation of idle NFT gaming assets from integrated blockchain games.
Blockchain company DigitalX appoints new CEO after extensive search process
DigitalX has announced the appointment of experienced finance industry executive Lisa Wade as CEO.
Zero Trust, blockchain, 6GHZ superhighway amongst next year's top tech predictions
Key senior technology management from the company have issued their predictions for 2022, providing advice to enterprises on trends in the year ahead for Zero Trust, blockchain, Wi-Fi, AIOps, cloud and 5G adoption.
Visa saves Kiwi businesses $88 million with AI-powered security
"We are investing more heavily than ever in technology that ensures a safe and secure marketplace - combatting fraud while enabling seamless, genuine transactions."
Blockchain a possible key to the future of asset preservation
Blockchain is widening its scope within the IT and business climates, with companies now looking for even more innovative ways to branch out and make a difference using the method.
Chainalysis opens new office in Canberra, extends presence in Asia and Oceania
The new office is part of the company’s strategy to strengthen its presence in the Pacific region, supporting the local cryptocurrency market, public sector agencies and financial institutions.
GSBN blockchain platform goes live, built in collaboration with Oracle, Microsoft and Alibaba Cloud
Global Shipping Business Network's blockchain platform has officially gone live to accelerate digital transformation in the global trade sector
NZ artists and celebs join new crypto marketplace
A clutch of well known artists and entertainers are joining a new tech company's digital marketplace to sell ownership tokens for their works or their time.
Trends to follow when dealing with NFTs, generative AI, sovereign cloud, data fabric and composable networks
Three overarching trends to drive organisations to explore emerging technologies such as non-fungible tokens (NFT), sovereign cloud, AI and composable networks.
The world's first fully blockchain-enabled credential led marketplace
QUT Design Lab and Smart Trade Networks are set to launch and demonstrate the world's first fully blockchain-enabled credential led marketplace.
Mastercard’s new Start Path program supports digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency startups
Mastercard has announced its latest Start Path global start-up engagement program supporting digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.