Crypto-currencies and blockchain
2:10

Blockchain start-up offers free digital currency courses

Tari Labs University provides digital currency courses in cryptography, off-chain scaling and computer science, to upskill developers and blockchain enthusiasts.

1:30

Strong anti-money laundering laws hamper crypto-currency crime

Crypto-currency exchanges in countries with weak AML regulation receive nearly 5% of their payments directly from criminal sources, says CipherTrace.

3:00

Blockchain-based solar start-up gets R7.2m

Sun Exchange receives a $500 000 seed investment from Alphabit, a multimillion-dollar hedge fund.

2:20
Thursday

Crypto-currency theft nears $1bn in first nine months

Theft of crypto-currencies soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 250% from the level seen in 2017, says CipherTrace.

3:00

Dangerous new trend in open source vulnerability

Hackers are injecting vulnerabilities directly into open source components, a new Sonatype report warns.

3:50
3 Oct

SA fintech launches Bitcoin Cash app

The app allows users to send Bitcoin Cash to their mobile contacts or make purchases from merchants across the globe.

3:30
26 Sep

Crypto-mining USB infections on the rise

Most USB devices can be converted to provide hidden storage compartments that could be used for the removal of stolen data, says Kaspersky Lab.

4:10

African crypto-currency to go live in December

South African telcos and retailers prepare their financial ecosystems for the arrival of the new digital currency.

4:20
25 Sep

Blockchain, Alice and The Matrix

Do you want to educate yourself on Bitcoin and crypto-currencies for you to make informed decisions?

2:00
20 Sep

80% of blockchain use cases will die

The real business benefits of blockchain are hard to prove, as many embark on "pointless proof-of-concepts", says a Gartner analyst.

3:30

Blockchain, AI, 3D printing reduce renewables prices

New technologies are accelerating the deployment of renewable energy, according to Deloitte.