Crypto-currencies and blockchain

Dissecting Bitcoin's latest price drop

Experts expose the various factors that contributed to the latest drop suffered by the world's most popular digital currency.


Absa joins Sovrin Foundation in blockchain, security push

Using Sovrin's decentralised distributed ledger technology will help Absa solve client identity challenges and decrease financial transaction costs.


Naspers-backed Luno scores 2m wallets

The Bitcoin company now has two million customers (wallets) spanning 40 countries.

Advertiza ICO to fund mobile app development

The local start-up will launch an initial coin offering in the third quarter in a bid to raise funds for the completion of its mobile app.

3 Aug

Redstor guide to effective, robust corporate security

Cyber criminals are using sophisticated tech-driven methods to extort, hack and `hijack' poorly defended systems, says Redstor.

31 Jul

Geekulcha, Groworx seek blockchain geeks

A four-month programme aims to teach developers, cryptographers and enthusiasts the technicalities of blockchain implementation.

31 Jul

VAT reprieve for crypto-currencies

No value-added tax will be levied on the issue, acquisition, collection or buying of any crypto-currency, an amendment Bill proposes.

26 Jul

DDoS attacks employ new devices, methods: Kaspersky report

One of the most popular methods of monetising DDoS attacks is targeting cryptocurrency sites and exchanges, says Kaspersky Lab.

25 Jul

ChainEX to visit Blockchain Conference

The company is one of the sponsors of the conference, taking place on 27 July at the Midrand Conference Centre.

Fine-tuning the complexities of IT governance

The challenges of governance remain a pressing concern for organisations looking to retain a competitive edge and a sustainable future.

23 Jul

Financial services, retail to lead blockchain spending

Spending on blockchain solutions is expected to reach $11.7 billion in 2022, as enthusiasm for blockchain is universally shared across regions.