Australian High School to Hold a Presentation on Crypto

One high school in Australia is going to host a presentation on cryptocurrencies due to the increasing schoolers' interest
13 February 2018   656

According to the email sent to students’ parents, St. Laurence’s College intends to hold an “educational presentation” on cryptocurrencies. This happened after aware of senior students purchasing and adopting cryptocurrencies.

However, this presentation will be non-compulsory for the schools’ staff and students from Year 11 and 12, as well as parents who express interest in understanding the new technology. The presentation is going to be about cryptocurrencies, the technology underpinning them. It will also give basic information about risks and how to keep investments safe.

The presentation was scheduled to be held on February 2 but has been reportedly postponed.

According to a business and accounting professor from the Queensland University of Technology Chrisann Lee, to educate students on cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology at an institutional level is a healthy development. She also underlined the importance of educating on investing in cryptocurrencies.

At the moment, Australian four big banks are not going to prohibit crypto purchases, unlike counterparts in the US and the UK. Also, Australian authorities have confirmed the regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. This action will ensure consumer safety.

Poloniex to Suspend Operations for Few Hours

Representatives of the exchange say users' funds will be completely safe during maintenance
21 February 2019   55

The cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced maintenance, which will begin on February 22 at 22 UTC. The trading platform will be unavailable for several hours.

Representatives of the exchange claim that the users' funds will be completely safe. Technical work associated with the modernization and transition "to the best data centers, which will increase the reliability of the platform and increase uptime."

Also in Poloniex noted that the trade orders of users will not be canceled.

Recall, recently Poloniex has added to the listing of privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin.