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Austrade spares no vertical in promoting Australian tech to the world

ZDNet

It has been estimated that by 2020, there will be around 20.4 billion things globally connected to the internet, and according to the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), by this time the Asia-Pacific region will boast 11.7 billion connected devices.


Credit card and smartphone payments set for Australian metro transport

ZDNet

Commuters in certain parts of Australia could soon be "tapping on and off" public transport services with their smartphones, watches, or credit cards.


NSW Land Registry to trial blockchain for conveyancing

ZDNet

The New South Wales government is looking to make property conveyancing electronic, turning to distributed ledger technology as a means to make the practice cheaper, more reliable, and more secure. The NSW Land Registry Services will be conducting a proof of concept with Stockholm-based ChromaWay, built on the startup's open source technology. Blockchain has the potential to rewrite the economy and change the balance of power across industries. It also has specific uses for the enterprise. The proof of concept is expected to be completed early next year, with the government mandating Land Registry transition completely to eConveyancing by July 1, 2019.


NSW government-funded initiative sees students receive Ether as 'loyalty' reward

ZDNet

Instead of receiving a free coffee or a discount on their next haircut, students from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have been earning cryptocurrency for every 10 digital "stamps" received as part of a project aimed at shaking up the way loyalty programs are run.


Incent cryptocurrency loyalty program launches in Australia

ZDNet

Blockchain has the potential to rewrite the economy and change the balance of power across industries. It also has specific uses for the enterprise. Sydney-based startup Incent Loyalty has launched its loyalty program in Australia, rewarding members with its INCNT digital coin for online purchases. The blockchain-based loyalty program already claims over 300 retailers on board, including Catch.com.au, The company touted its loyalty program as "revolutionising" the space, with members earning between 0.5-20 percent of the purchase price in INCNT, at current value.