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One of the biggest hurdles facing digital currencies is their extreme volatility. Bitcoin traded near $20,000 in December 2017 only to plummet to around $6,000 two months later — a range of price swings that makes Bitcoin nearly unusable for business owners or consumers. For some, the answer is a stable cryptocurrency, or stablecoin. While the idea isn’t entirely new and the best-known example, Tether, has been trading since 2015, a host of new stablecoins hit the market last year.

Craig SullivanOctober 19, 2018

A Perth university is preparing to launch a summer school that teaches students about blockchain.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) says it’s introducing the course because it believes there is too much disinformation being pedalled about the technology.

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