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Hypersign hires former Goldman Sachs VP Michael Swan as Chief Strategy Officer — People Matters

Hypersign has announced the appointment of former Goldman Sachs Vice President Michael Swan as its Chief Strategy Officer.

A specialist in the incubation, launch & commercialization of crypto projects, Michael holds multiple leadership roles with Unido.US ($UDO), Flourishing.AI ($AI), Hypermine and runs a Venture Capital firm out of Australia, called Tokenomik Inc. His global connections and expertise in US and Australia crypto markets will bode well with Hypersign, which is preparing to expand its horizons in the global market.

“Michael brings a wealth of knowledge, industry experience, and network to help the Hypersign team achieve their vision of creating a world where Personal Data Protection and Online Privacy is a fundamental human right. We’re thrilled to have him on board,” said Irfan Khan, Hypersign’s Founder and CEO.  

Hypersign is building a blockchain-powered, Decentralized Identity and access management solution for the enterprise and consumers alike. It is leveraging technologies such as public key infrastructure (PKI), blockchain & machine learning to provide passwordless authentication, authorization, verification, and other security…

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CoinLoft Review 2021 – Everything you Need to Know!

Due to the volatile nature of cryptocurrency, most countries do not regulate and have not legalized the use of the digital economy with Bitcoin and other crypto coins. Australia is one of the few countries to emerge as an early adopter and advocate of cryptocurrency. The Australian crypto market stands firm in helping people worldwide get access to crypto trading and Bitcoin exchanges. 

CoinLoft is a popular cryptocurrency exchange in Australia. It is an easy platform where users can…

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Off the Charts! A trillion-dollar unicorn, a bid to keep Bezos in space, Crown and Star part, and Kelly Slater goes Crypto – Livewire Markets

Off the Charts! A trillion-dollar unicorn, a bid to keep Bezos in space, Crown and Star part, and Kelly Slater goes Crypto  Livewire Markets

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‘Buy now pay later’ firm Zip plans to offer crypto trading in Australia and the US

Australian ‘buy now pay later’ (BNPL) firm Zip is looking to enter the crypto market by offering trading services to users within the next 12 months.

Zip co-founder Peter Gray told Reuters on July 22 that expanding support for crypto trading services and providing a digital wallet was one of top requests from its clients. The co-founder kept his cards close to his chest however and didn’t outlay a specific roadmap or timetable to get there.

“We know our younger generation of customers…

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NatWest Blocks Payments To Binance, In Latest Blow To Crypto Exchange

In the latest blow to Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — U.K. bank NatWest is now blocking its customers from making payments to Binance both in the U.K. and abroad, reports Yahoo Finance. NatWest acted after Binance has come under increasing regulatory pressures.

Fast facts

  • In June, the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority announced that Binance Markets Ltd., a subsidiary of Binance.com, was not to undertake any regulated activity in the U.K. without the consent…

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Hyperbitcoinisation less than three decades away, Finder expert panel predicts













Hyperbitcoinisation – the moment Bitcoin overtakes fiat currency to become the dominant global currency – could occur by 2050, according to the majority of a panel of crypto experts polled by Finder.com.au.

A minority of the expert panel predicted hyperbitcoinisation could occur even sooner, with 29 per cent predicting it would happen by 2025.

Thomson Reuters technologist and futurist Joseph Raczynski thinks Bitcoin will…

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Wealth Management Firms Want to Add Crypto to Their Investments

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Revenues rebound at American, Southwest

It’s early days yet for the rebound in the airline sector but the group is seeing light piercing through the clouds.American Airlines posted a second-quarter profit Tuesday of $19 million, that’s a huge improvement from the $2 billion loss it suffered the same time last year, when the health crisis grounded air travel to a virtual halt.The airline saw strong bookings from travelers who are eager to get out.Total revenues at the airline…

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Binance Australia Partners With Koinly As ATO’s Fixation With Crypto Tax Intensifies

Binance has faced regulatory heat from several countries across the globe. The Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange has found itself being called to task by financial watchdogs in an increasing number of jurisdictions, triggering a number of banking institutions to halt payments to the site.

To avoid the addition of Australia to its ever-widening list of regulatory hot spots, the exchange’s Australian branch has partnered with Koinly, a cryptocurrency tax startup that will educate…

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Musk confirms SpaceX owns Bitcoin, as hinted by Scaramucci in March

The business magnate has once again hinted that the EV carmaker may resume Bitcoin payments if the crypto community continues using renewable energy

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has signalled that the flagship crypto coin, Bitcoin, could yet have a future at Tesla. The billionaire spoke at a shared podium with Square CEO Jack Dorsey and Ark Invest’s Cathy Wood during the B-Word event yesterday. The three chewed over several issues, but Bitcoin was the standout. Musk reiterated the…

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Musk confirms SpaceX owns Bitcoin, as hinted by Scaramucci in March

The business magnate has once again hinted that the EV carmaker may resume Bitcoin payments if the crypto community continues using renewable energy

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has signalled that the flagship crypto coin, Bitcoin, could yet have a future at Tesla. The billionaire spoke at a shared podium with Square CEO Jack Dorsey and Ark Invest’s Cathy Wood during the B-Word event yesterday. The three chewed over several issues, but Bitcoin was the standout. Musk reiterated the…

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