Category: Australian

Australian startup SafetyCulture nabs $800 million valuation on $35.5 million round
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Australian startup SafetyCulture nabs $800 million valuation on $35.5 million round

SafetyCulture, the Australian enterprise software company that manages security and compliance checks at companies around the world, has raised $35.5 million at an $800 million valuation in its latest round of funding. Nearly half of the new money was meant to provide liquidity to employee shareholders who had been with the company over three years,…

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Australian Police Seize Illegal Gun Runner’s Bitcoin to Cash 2000% Profit
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Australian Police Seize Illegal Gun Runner’s Bitcoin to Cash 2000% Profit

Australian authorities have become unwitting benefactors of Bitcoin’s impressive bull run in recent years. The Australia Federal Police’s latest Annual Report highlights a bust which netted them a cool 2000% profit. In it, the Feds reveals seized bitcoin worth approximately A$ 7,300 ($ 4,995) in 2016  from a man using the cryptocurrency to purchase three…

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Beto O’Rourke: Australian Gun Control on Table After El Paso, Dayton Shootings
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Beto O’Rourke: Australian Gun Control on Table After El Paso, Dayton Shootings

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke told podcast host Jon Favreau that he supports the idea of making gun licensing and mandatory buybacks part of the conversation revolving around the El Paso and Dayton shootings. Favreau commented on gun licensing and mandatory buybacks in Australia and asked if O’Rourke would support them as president? O’Rourke responded, “Yes.…

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Australian Couple Loses $900K to Crypto Scam Despite Regulator’s Efforts
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Australian Couple Loses $900K to Crypto Scam Despite Regulator’s Efforts

An Australian couple lost AUD $900,000 after “investing” in an elaborate cryptocurrency scam. Mike Taylor, 70, and his wife Karen told local station 7News that the losses represented the couple’s lifetime savings:“That was the whole of our superannuation – that’s now gone.”They did not explain in detail how the scheme worked; however, Taylor commented that…

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