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.
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.
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.
Trend Micro creates honeypot, traps malicious attackers
The six-month investigation revealed that unsecured industrial environments are primarily victims of common threats.
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.
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.
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.