Crypto-currencies and blockchain

Crypto platform VALR promises 'negative fees'

New local digital asset trading platform gives South Africans access to crypto-currencies, and the option to buy and sell more than 50 crypto-currencies.


Industry unpacks 2019's game-changing tech

Experts highlight what they believe will be the top technology trends for next year.


Boon for SA's blockchain community

Local blockchain initiatives are set to receive funding following government's support of the South African National Blockchain Alliance.


Crypto-jacking is biggest security threat of 2018

Crypto-jacking was the primary threat to the security and performance of electronic devices throughout the first half of the year, says Panda Security.

30 Nov

Blockchain and your right to be forgotten

The promise of blockchain could be undone by recent advances in the protection of personal identification information.


Bitcoin fall is history repeating itself, say experts

With the world's most popular crypto-currency losing 80% value in a year, local experts say this is nothing new.


AWS embraces blockchain with new services

Amazon Web Services finally gets into the blockchain game, launching blockchain services at its annual re:Invent conference, in Las Vegas.


Tech predictions: 2019 will be the year of the CIO

Forrester Research predicts the CIO's role will be elevated in 2019, as the IT executive is given room to lead and orchestrate this vital company role.

21 Nov

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

The crypto-currency struggles to mature from a speculative asset to a serious alternative to state-issued money.

14 Nov

Old Mutual's 22seven taps into crypto-currencies

The money management app gets an update to enable users to track more than 1 800 crypto-currencies in rands.

Nov 7, 2018

South Africans develop new blockchain protocol

South Africans based in Mauritius are developing a mobile money platform and blockchain protocol to create a new crypto-currency.