Crypto-currencies and blockchain
5:50

Stablecoins can eliminate crypto-currency volatility

A rand-backed stablecoin may open an avenue of innovation in the South African payments industry, say industry players.

3:20
Tuesday

New SA crypto exchange starts rand-Bitcoin trading

South Africa’s newest crypto-currency exchange VALR sees brisk business after rand-Bitcoin trading opens.

2:40

Old Mutual decides against insuring crypto miners

The company opts out of insuring computer equipment used for crypto-currency mining due to the unregulated nature of the industry.

4:20

Michael Jordaan-backed crypto platform eyes global expansion

VALR today launches rand trading to allow users to buy and sell Bitcoin directly with the local currency.

2:50
31 May

Vinny Lingham-backed crypto exchange gets war chest

Ovex receives funding from Invictus Capital to break the monopoly created by Naspers-backed Luno.

3:30

Uber, Microsoft to help WEF restore trust in tech

Some of tech and science’s biggest names will chair six new World Economic Forum councils on the fourth industrial revolution.

2:10

Facebook to unveil crypto-currency next year

The world’s biggest social networking platform plans to set up a digital payments system.

3:30
22 May

Paxful educates Africa's youth about Bitcoin

The global crypto-currency marketplace holds a series of educational workshops across Africa and gives away free Bitcoin to local university students.

4:10
May 17, 2019

Navigating the world of Bitcoin in Africa

Discussing the use cases for Bitcoin in Africa, Paxful CEO and co-founder Ray Youssef believes the possibilities are endless.

4:20
May 6, 2019

Crypto crime spree sees $356m stolen in Q1 2019

Cyber criminals stole hundreds of millions of dollars from crypto-currency exchanges and infrastructure during the first quarter of 2019.

4:30
May 2, 2019

Death of the data centre: A premature pronouncement?

While the enterprise data centre isn't following the dodo bird into extinction, there is a need for change, modernising and "reimagination".