Crypto-currencies and blockchain

Fujitsu leverages blockchain to tackle fraud, piracy

Fujitsu customers deploying the DocumentFlow enterprise blockchain app can track and verify the legitimacy of any digital asset.


Global spend on blockchain solutions balloons

International spend on blockchain solutions is expected to reach R41 billion by the end of the year, driven by banks, says IDC.

13 Aug

Uptick in South African women chasing crypto-currency

Most South African exchanges say more women are now dabbling in crypto than in previous years.


Get paid when selling your bitcoin

The Ovex incentive sees traders rewarded 0.20% of their trade volume for selling their bitcoin assets for rands.


AB InBev empowers African farmers with blockchain

The company’s partnership with BanQu helps smallholder farmers to track produce and sales through blockchain technology.


Venture capital firm seeks disruptive blockchain firms

The new Joburg-based, black-owned investment firm aims to promote blockchain tech in Africa, by supporting projects that solve African challenges.

Jul 23, 2019

Get $15 free with OVEX Learn

OVEX users can earn $15 after completing a free course introducing the cryptocurrency, Qtum, an open-source, blockchain-based, distributed platform and operating system.

Jul 19, 2019

Industry challenges scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra, cryptos

The high-level attacks on Facebook’s Libra show there are a lot of misconceptions about digital currencies, say industry players.

Jul 16, 2019

Beware the pitfalls in crypto investing

These include the fee structure, liquidity issues, scams and price volatility, making it essential that you thoroughly research the cryptocurrency ecosystem before investing.


Online casino, crypto pain for National Gambling Board

The board engages with the police to descend on illegal online casinos imminently, while the emergence of crypto-currencies adds a further layer of complication.

Jul 12, 2019

Trump not a crypto-currency fan

The US president takes to Twitter to blast digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.