ATO rules Bitcoin transactions liable for GST 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Still does not count as real money.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
US Marshal auctions $22m worth of Silk Road bitcoins 
Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biggest Silk Road sell-off to date.
 
Australian law enforcement tracking Bitcoin use on black market 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crime Commission details Project Longstrike.
 
A banker meets a bitcoiner 
By David Gee | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former CIO David Gee meets Bitcoin guru Jason Williams.
 
Visa defends security of contactless cards  
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims they are safe against rogue foreign transactions.
 
MasterCard, RBC test payment authentication by heartbeat 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wristband identifies cardiac rhythm for payment approval.
 
MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biometric security to replace PIN.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
ATO's Bitcoin ruling is 'out of step with reality' 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not-for-profit tax advisory claims Tax Office's 'fingers are in its ears'.
 
PayPal takes second cautious step towards Bitcoin 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not yet ready for full support.
 
Hackers claim access to Bitcoin founder's email account 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Used to post abusive forum messages.
 
Feds propose strict security controls for ICT suppliers 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Extra checks to address data breaches.
 
Rogue trading bot suspected cause of Bitcoin slump 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Trades skyrocket over the weekend.
 
ATO releases long-awaited Bitcoin guidance 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Everyday investors escape the tax man.
 
Five emerging technologies that will transform financial services 
By Jeff Jacobs | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Far out ideas that aren't far off.
 
Tiered rules proposed for mobile wallets, Bitcoin 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
FSI panel suggests graduated framework.
 
Coles launches a mobile wallet 
Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Requires PayPass sticker; Coles credit card; Android or iOS app.
 
Finns to broadcast Bitcoin data over TV network 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks to thwart crypto currency hackers.
 
Hacks and frauds can't dampen Bitcoin buzz 
By Justin Warren | Jul 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Enthusiasts meet in Melbourne.
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