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Lachlan Keller

Lachlan is a journalist and producer at Forkast working from Melbourne, Australia. His work can be found in numerous magazines in Australia on topics ranging from culture to science. Lachlan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Macleay College in Australia.

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July 2021

Coinbase’s high-interest savings account rollout raises questions over returns

Deposit account bears closer comparison to distressed debt fund than to mainstream bank account, expert says.

FastForkast headlines

Hackers demand $70m in Bitcoin ransom from US software company Kaseya

Ethereum’s London hard fork to launch Aug 4

Bitcoin exchange data suggest selloff’s peak has passed

Pavilions hotel chain to begin accepting crypto as payment

Barclays bank blocks customer payments to Binance

IBC Group to move all its crypto mining out of China

Marathon Digital boosts Bitcoin production 17%

Vietnam to launch cryptocurrency pilot

Musk sells memecoin fans another pup with Baby Doge

Japan’s SoftBank Invests US$200m in Brazilian crypto exchange

Trading platform Robinhood fined US$70M over outages, false information

July 2021

What kind of new regulation can help Australia become a global crypto hub?

Through tomorrow, a Senate committee is taking public comments on how best to make Australia into a global crypto leader and fintech hub.

Australian Tax Office issues reminder of cryptocurrency tax obligations

ATO will contact 400,000 Australian crypto holders over concerns that they may not be fully aware of their crypto tax obligations. Tax cheats beware!

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Trading platform Robinhood fined US$70M over outages, false information

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb dismisses ‘listing fee’ claims

Gold loses shine for India’s crypto-curious young investors

Mexican finance minister reiterates crypto ban after bank unveils Bitcoin plan

Bitcoin hashrate falls to lowest in 22 months amid China mining clampdown

Lawmaker clarifies Paraguay won’t try to make Bitcoin legal tender

Shiba Inu price jumps 25% after Elon Musk throws new Twitter bone on dog

Crypto exchange Gemini buys carbon offsets, pledges carbon-neutrality

Australian blockchain project targets construction sector traceability

Bitcoin ETFs start trading on Brazil, Dubai stock exchanges

Australian auction house begins accepting crypto for all items

Binance NFT marketplace launches with auction of Dali, Warhol

John McAfee dead by suicide in Spanish jail before extradition to US

Indian crypto investors could be stung by 2% foreign operator levy

U.S. Treasury nominees pledge beefed-up crypto AML enforcement

Report: US cryptocurrency crimes surging by 300% a year

Sotheby’s will accept Bitcoin and Ether for 101-carat diamond auction

Iran bans blockchain association, citing regulatory breaches

Paraguay may adopt Bitcoin as lawmaker seeks to follow El Salvador

Survey: Crypto investing gender gap is narrowing in Australia

MSCI to launch cryptocurrency index

Angry Aussie crypto investors eye Binance class action

U.S. Republican Party to accept donations in cryptocurrency

Airbnb to face decentralized rival as Dtravel launches

El Salvador feels confused over salary payments in Bitcoin

India reviews cryptocurrency ‘ban’ legislation

Coinbase Pro adds Shiba Inu, Chiliz and Keep, causing prices to spike

Input Output Hong Kong announces launch of AlonzoBlue2.0 testnet

African P2P Bitcoin trading roars ahead of other regions

El Salvador’s BTC remittances in May quadruple from last year

Foreign crypto exchanges eye India despite regulatory uncertainty

Australian serviced office firm to accept rent in crypto

U.S. millennial crypto fans want to spend their coins like cash, study shows

Moonstake ties up with Uzbekistan exchange in blockchain push

New York State passes bill restricting Bitcoin mining

Miami property deal breaks crypto real estate record

Chinese Bitcoin investors among most profitable globally

Australian crypto exchange Bitunivex plans to go green

Indian crypto exchanges form self-regulatory body

Bitcoin worth millions recovered from Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

Four in 10 Australian millennials would buy crypto over real estate

Bitcoin mining rig maker Canaan to open service center in Kazakhstan

NortonLifeLock bids to turn users into home Ethereum miners

Crypto mining rig maker Goldshell to launch ‘mine-at-home’ kits in Asia

Australia’s first Bitcoin capital growth fund gaining interest

Luno crypto exchange looks to expand into Indonesia and SE Asia

Regulators in Hainan warn of illegal crypto fundraising schemes

UK watchdog: Crypto firms fall short on anti-money laundering rules

Google to lift ban on ads for crypto wallets, exchanges

Standard Chartered, BC Group to launch digital asset trading platform

Bitcoin mining rig maker Canaan reports huge jump in overseas sales

‘Green’ crypto mining should be spared crackdown, Canaan chief says

WazirX launches India’s first NFT marketplace

Cryptocurrency behind spike in illegal gambling, Asian racing body says

Dogecoin to list on Coinbase Pro

Robinhood’s Chinese rivals to launch crypto services abroad

Bitcoin suffers second-biggest monthly price drop in May

June 2021

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Bitcoin suffers second-biggest monthly price drop in May