Morrison sharpens blockchain, AI agendaBY KARREN VERGARA | WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 2018 12:26PM
Australia's open banking, blockchain and emerging fintech sector received a funding boost in last night's Budget, a move the Treasurer said will increase competition and create new jobs.Read more: Fintech, Government, Budget, Consumer Data Right, FinTech Australia, AI Ethics Framework, Beau Bertoli, Budget 2018, Budget 2018-19, Cooperative Research Centre, Digital Transformation Agency, Financial Technology Innovation, National Data Commissioner, Open Banking Regime, Standards Framework, Stuart Stoyan, Technology Roadmap, Treasurer Scott Morrison
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