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Local businesses lag on cyber insurance

South African view cyber incidents as a top threat, but are failing to implement feasible cyber insurance, says a report.

Crypto-currency miners found in pirated software

11 hours ago

Although mining software is not considered strictly malicious, it degrades the device's system performance, says Kaspersky Lab.

Fear of missing out on Bitcoin grips SA

Yesterday

South Africans are selling off valuable assets like cars in order to invest in the crypto-currency.

4Sight Holdings acquires Foursight SA for R85.6m

The recently listed group says the purchase is in line with its acquisitive and organic growth strategy of acquiring Industry4.0 companies.

Samsung aims to double African revenue share

South Korea's Samsung Electronics plans to double the annual revenue contribution from its African markets to 20% in the next five years.

Any rule on Bitcoin must be global

Yesterday

Effective regulation of virtual currencies would only be achievable through the greatest possible international cooperation, says Germany's central bank.

Online crowdfunding platform aims to raise R3 ml

Recently established equity crowdfunding platform Uprise.Africa is looking to raise R3 million in capital to fund African literature publication.

Renewables tech to compete with fossils on price by 2020

A new cost analysis shows green energy prices will drop significantly in the next two years.

Rabelani Dagada removed as Joburg MMC of finance

The councillor has been suspended, pending an inquiry by the DA's Federal Legal Commission into alleged activities of undue influence and nepotism.

R100k up for grabs at blockchain hackathon

The "Unlock the Block" is a 10-day event designed as an entry point into the world of Ethereum and blockchain.

Fears of end of chip boom as prices drop

A sudden decrease in some memory chip prices as well as a low profit forecast cause jitters among investors.

SoftBank considers IPO for Japan wireless unit

Monday

The conglomerate seeks to raise a reported $18 billion as the telecoms company considers listing its Japanese wireless business.

Facebook changes News Feed, investors click on 'sad'

Monday

A warning from CEO Mark Zuckerberg that people could spend less time on Facebook in the short term hits shares.