Blog 2017-10-16T10:52:06+00:00
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How to Verify Your Identity Using Digital iD™

With the Australian Government’s introduction of AML/CTF regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges, all of our customers will now need to verify their identity before their transactions can be processed. We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Australia Post to implement this verification. [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|

Why Bitcoin vs. Ethereum is the Wrong Question to be Asking

All too often we hear heated discussions within the cryptocurrency community over which coin is king. Framed as bitter rivals battling to control the future of crypto, many “Bitcoin vs. Ethereum” debates entirely miss the point that these two currencies serve fundamentally different purposes. [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|

The Lightning Network Is About to Turbocharge Bitcoin

Bitcoin is in the process of deploying the Lightning Network. The new protocol helps the cryptocurrency handle more transactions, speed up confirmations, and reduce costs incurred by users when sending and receiving bitcoins. Low speed, high transaction fees and poor scalability have been prime [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|

The Four Main Types of Cryptocurrencies

On 1 March 2018, Bitcoin Australia added Ether, native of the Ethereum blockchain, to the list of cryptocurrencies we support. Since we launched as an exchange in 2016, you could only buy and sell bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, which currently boasts a market capitalization [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|

What’s in store for Ethereum in 2018?

Last year brought an unprecedented wave of enthusiasm and attention to cryptocurrencies, in general. Although the focus of many major media outlets and water-cooler conversations with coworkers tended to center on Bitcoin’s meteoric rise, Ethereum also gained considerable traction. While some proponents of a [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|

Hello Ethereum! 0% fees day at Bitcoin.com.au

Today only 0% fees on all Bitcoin and Ethereum orders We are excited to announce that you can now purchase Ethereum through bitcoin.com.au. In celebration, we're offering 0% fees on all Bitcoin and Ethereum purchases, for today only. You can purchase Ethereum (and Bitcoin, as usual) [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|

An Introduction to Decentralized Applications (Dapps)

At its most basic level, the phrase decentralized application, or dapp, stands for blockchain technology and any of its use cases. The more specific meaning usually assigned to it, however, explains it as an application that uses the blockchain to replace the back end [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|