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How NFT Blue Chips Plan To Take On Disney

How NFT Blue Chips Plan To Take On Disney

Taking place the week of June 20th, NFT NYC 2022 was the largest NFT conference yet, with over 15,000 attendees descending upon New York City to participate in panel discussions, side events, and parties. Despite weakness in the overarching crypto markets, $2 trillion of value has been wiped out since the peak of November 2021,...

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Google engineer claims AI technology LaMDA is sentient

Google engineer claims AI technology LaMDA is sentient

It has read Les Miserables, meditates daily, and is apparently sentient, according to one Google researcher. Blake Lemoine, a software engineer and AI researcher with the tech giant, has published a full transcript of conversations he and a colleague had with the “chatbot” called LaMDA. He says he’s now on “paid administrative leave” for violating...

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Australia’s first Crypto ETFs received a muted response amid an uncertain crypto market

Australia’s first Crypto ETFs received a muted response amid an uncertain crypto market

The first crypto spot ETFs initiated by Australia has seen a massive decline in trading volume. The Australia-initiated spot ETFs have witnessed this underwhelming response since the day of their launch. Contrary to Canadas highest trade volume on the first day, Bitcoin and Ethereum in Australia had gained only $656,000 and $415,000. Investors in Australia...

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Aussie Tech Unicorn ‘Immutable X’ Launches $40 Million Fund for Blockchain Games

Aussie Tech Unicorn ‘Immutable X’ Launches $40 Million Fund for Blockchain Games

Australia-based Immutable X has joined forces with gaming company Kongregate to establish a US$40 million fund giving grants to developers who make blockchain games. Chipping in Towards Blockchain Gaming Development Immutable X is well-known in the blockchain gaming space and has also developed an ETH-based scaling solution to enable faster in-game transactions. This week, the...

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Western Australia Real Estate Body Introduces Mandatory Blockchain Training

Western Australia Real Estate Body Introduces Mandatory Blockchain Training

The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) is set to introduce mandatory blockchain training to WA real estate agents in an Australian-first move designed to help the sector adapt and evolve as cryptocurrency becomes more mainstream. Real Estate to Adopt Tokenisation and Smart Contracts This training will allow the industry to broaden its service...

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UNSW Sydney Gets $4 Million Crypto Donation from Vitalik Buterin for AI-Powered Research

UNSW Sydney Gets $4 Million Crypto Donation from Vitalik Buterin for AI-Powered Research

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has gifted US$4 million worth of USD Coin (USDC) to Australia’s University of New South Wales (UNSW) to support the development of an artificial intelligence-based pandemic detection tool. The Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney has received the largest known cryptocurrency donation to an Australian higher education institution, which will support an...

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Australian University to Launch a ‘Green Cryptocurrency’ Research Lab

Australian University to Launch a ‘Green Cryptocurrency’ Research Lab

Australia’s Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) has successfully launched its Green Cryptocurrency Laboratory. Co-founded with the CloudTech Group, a leader in FinTech and blockchain technology, the lab will focus on reducing the carbon footprint of crypto. The May 6 event was hosted by Professor Zahir Tari, who has been named the lab’s director. RMIT...