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  • Singapore ISP unveils 2Gbps fiber broadband service

    zdnet.com 12 Nov '14, 12pm

    ViewQwest has unveiled a new 2Gbps fiber broadband service for households in Singapore, offering the country's fastest internet connection in the market and what it's touting to be the world's first outside of Japan. Latest news on Asia Singapore ISP unveils 2Gbps fiber broadband serv...

  • Bitcoin hoard no remedy for negative cashflow

    zdnet.com 20 Oct '14, 5am

    Australian-listed bitcoin mining company Digital CC Limited, which trades as digitalBTC, has claimed cash reserves of AU$4.36 million at the end of September, but reported a negative net operating cash flow of AU$-261,000 for the quarter. The company, which listed on the Australian Se...

  • Bitcoin for the unconnected: The Finnish protocol that lets you buy and sell currency through your TV

    zdnet.com 21 Oct '14, 9am

    Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency to beat, has found its way into well over a million digital wallets worldwide but it's yet to hit mass adoption. Finnish technology co-operative Koodilehto believes the answer to Bitcoin's search for wider accessibility and reliability could lie in TV and r...

  • Bitcoin survival relies on community 'growing up'

    Bitcoin survival relies on community 'growing up'

    zdnet.com 14 Oct '14, 12pm

    ISLE OF MAN — The cryptocommunity needs to "grow up" if Bitcoin is going to flourish, according to a prominent member of the security community. Interest in Bitcoin exploded after the 2008 recession. In 2012, there was a sharp rise in Bitcoin-based merchant services. Since this time, ...

  • Why I almost bit on bitcoin and nearly bought into the Butterfly Labs scam

    zdnet.com 30 Sep '14, 3pm

    If I read Mr. Gewirtz correctly, Butterfly Labs wasn't engaging in a Ponzi Scheme. It was more akin to fraud and conversion. Customer buys new system from BL with money up front. BL then acquires a system, take a quick delivery, and diverts the system to generate bitcoins for themselv...

  • Bitcoin is barter for individuals, taxable for business: ATO

    zdnet.com 20 Aug '14, 4am

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released its guidance on the taxation treatment of Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies today, timed to coincide with the lodgement of Australians' 2013-2014 income tax returns. "The guidance paper and draft tax rulings issued today provide certaint...

  • Bitcoin phishing campaign targets media, tech, education industries

    Bitcoin phishing campaign targets media, tech, education industries

    zdnet.com 21 Aug '14, 10am

    A Bitcoin-based phishing campaign has targeted over 400 organizations with the intention of stealing cryptocurrency wallet passwords. California-based security company Proofpoint discussed the campaign on Wednesday. In a blog post , the security team said that due to its unregulated n...

  • Australian startup CoinJar trials bitcoin Eftpos card

    zdnet.com 18 Sep '14, 2am

    Australian bitcoin exchange startup CoinJar is hoping to "bridge the gap" between cryptocurrency and traditional payments systems with the trial of a new Eftpos (electronic funds at point of sale) card that allows users to pay for items in Australian dollars using the digital currency...