Crypto-currencies and blockchain
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Power hikes in SA make Bitcoin mining unprofitable

Local players say mining Bitcoin in the country will not be profitable unless miners have their electricity bill subsidised.


AltCoinTrader in forked coin offensive

The local crypto-currency exchange supports crypto-currency forks as competition in the market heats up.

Mar 15, 2019

Investec, BankservAfrica reveal blockchain-based ID system

Investec, BankservAfrica and uPort demonstrate a digital identity system anchored in the Ethereum blockchain.

Mar 15, 2019

ChainEX launches initial exchange offering platform

The company has partnered with MenaPay for its first IEO, and is selling MPay tokens from 15 March to 15 May.

Mar 8, 2019

Crypto-jacking: A hidden cost for your company

Cyber criminals are using malware to hack into devices and use them to trawl the Web, consuming their resources to mine crypto-currencies.

Mar 5, 2019

New technologies in the fight against illicit trade

Those fighting illicit trade are about to get a welcome addition to their arsenal, as tracking is poised for a dramatic improvement in effectiveness.

Mar 4, 2019

Naspers-backed Luno makes Italian forays

The crypto-currency platform with strong South African roots expands to the Italian market.

Mar 1, 2019

New SA crypto platform begins worldwide trading, a new crypto-currency trading platform based in SA, kicks off by allowing trading in crypto free of charge this month.


Local innovative companies get global recognition

The Sun Exchange and Aerobotics have been named in Fast Company's top 10 most innovative companies in Africa list.

Feb 18, 2019

STRATUMBLUE creates endless possibilities

STRATUM's platform for investors embraces the 10 top crypto-currencies.