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Introducing CoinJar Touch for Android

Today, we launched our long-awaited mobile application for Android – CoinJar Touch. The native app mirrors the CoinJar web platform and lets you manage your CoinJar on-the-go, wherever you are. CoinJar Touch is designed to be your everyday bitcoin payments app, convenient for instant payments to others and quicker transfers between your accounts. Download CoinJar Touch for Android …

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Now every Australian business accepts bitcoin

Today we’re pleased to announce the general release of CoinJar Swipe, Australia’s first bitcoin debit card. With Swipe, you can spend your bitcoin anywhere that accepts EFTPOS and withdraw your bitcoin as cash at any ATM in Australia. CoinJar Swipe is convenient, easy to use, and built so you can use your bitcoin to pay for the everyday …

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Introducing Hedged Accounts

Today, we’re excited to launch CoinJar’s newest feature for the everyday bitcoin user, Hedged Accounts. Hedged Accounts protect you from fluctuations in the bitcoin price by pegging your bitcoin to AUD, GBP, EUR or USD. They are available to be added to your CoinJar now. Open a Hedged Account   “Hedged Accounts are great for …

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Introducing CoinJar Touch for iOS

Today, our team is excited to launch our redesigned mobile application for iOS – CoinJar Touch. CoinJar Touch is an everyday bitcoin payments app that lets you manage your CoinJar on-the-go, wherever you are. The app will be familiar to you as it mirrors CoinJar’s simple and easy to use web platform. Using CoinJar Touch, you’ll be …

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Our UK submission to the HM Treasury

On 3 December, we made a submission in response to the UK government’s economic and finance ministry’s call for information on digital currencies. In an effort to make Britain the global centre of financial innovation, the HM Treasury’s consultation focussed the function of digital currencies as a payment method, rather than as a speculative investment. As published …

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A bitcoin night out with Tatiana Moroz

When Tatiana dropped by Melbourne for The Bitcoin Address in November, it was a great excuse for a girls’ night out – but with bitcoin! I met Tatiana right outside Grumpy’s Green, a charming, bitcoin-friendly pub familiar to the local Melbourne music scene. She bounces out of her cab with a cheery smile, laughs about her …

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John’s work experience rundown

John joined us for work experience in one of CoinJar’s most hectic weeks for 2014. Here’s what he had to say about it… My name is John Strentz, a 17 year old high school student from rural Victoria. Heavily inspired by Steve Jobs, when I was 15 I taught myself how to code and read everything …

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Puppies vs Computers

This Christmas season, we’re asking you to choose between man’s best friend, and man’s best invention. The Puppies vs Computers Christmas donation drive started because of the CoinJar team’s passion for supporting non-profit organisations. We tend to be a very opinionated and outspoken bunch here, so we’re putting that energy to good use by supporting two …

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Our Australian Senate Inquiry submission

On 28 November, we made a submission to the Australian Senate Economics References Committee for the Inquiry into an appropriate framework for digital currencies. In our submission, we asked the Senate to endeavour to consider the following points in drawing up legislation and recommendations: the unique advantages of digital currencies being competitive and pragmatic in regulatory expectations …