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4:40

2020: a year of change in the payment and financial sectors

New payment trends, analytics enabling a personalised customer engagement, stakeholder collaboration, and the use of IOT and blockchain will be among the drivers of significant change, says Craig Duggan, Commercial Manager at Transaction Junction.

6:30

Could undersea cables spell innovation in connectivity for Africa?

Cable investment is up, with Google and Facebook planning to establish links to Sub-Saharan Africa, but immediate benefits will elude much of the region, says Bianca Wright, Reporter, CIO Africa.

4:00

Crypto-mining malware makes inroads in SA

The rising popularity of crypto-currency sees South African organisations impacted by crypto-mining malware twice as much as globally.

4:10
24 Jan

Nedbank may follow FNB in closing crypto-currency accounts

The big four bank says it is in the process of assessing its position in respect of virtual currency dealers or traders.

2:10

Trend Micro creates honeypot, traps malicious attackers

The six-month investigation revealed that unsecured industrial environments are primarily victims of common threats.

4:00
Jan 17, 2020

5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025

Crypto-currencies will transition into a new role, as 50% of unbanked smartphone owners turn to the currency for daily transactions.

1:50
Jan 15, 2020

Akon’s crypto-powered futuristic city gets go-ahead

US-based musician Akon finalises agreement to build a futuristic city that will exclusively trade in his own digital currency.

3:30
Jan 9, 2020

Luno’s crypto predictions for 2020

Marius Reitz, Luno GM for Africa, makes some crypto-currency predictions for 2020.

2:10
Jan 7, 2020

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

The crypto-currency jumped 5% as news of the US drone strike – which killed Qassem Soleimani – broke around the world last Friday.

2:30

Car makers join responsible sourcing blockchain network

A global collaboration of car manufacturers is growing to trace responsible mineral mining and help stop child labour.

2:30
Dec 13, 2019

Kaspersky releases 2019 cyber threat statistics

Malware variety grew by 13.7% in 2019 due to Web skimmers.

3:10
Dec 11, 2019

Five crypto and blockchain trends for 2020

Alexey Ermakov, founder of Swiss-based fintech startup Aximetria, picks crypto and blockchain trends to watch out for in 2020.