Crypto-currencies and blockchain

Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project

The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.


Bitcoin trading volume in SA driven by R100K trades

The majority of daily trading volume on SA’s biggest exchanges is made up of trades above 0.5 Bitcoin, says Coindirect.

1 Oct

The future of your online identity

The use of a username and password to prove your identity on the Internet is becoming an increasingly insecure method, says Mike Groenewald, Cloud Consultant at BUI.

20 Sep

Gartner Symposium 2019: View from the airport

What did we learn from this year’s Gartner Symposium?

17 Sep

The truth about blockchain in financial services

Gartner finds blockchain deployments across financial services ecosystems are at least three years away.

Sep 11, 2019

Luno sees uptick in customers

The crypto exchange platform sees growing adoption of crypto-currencies, now counting three million customers across 40 countries.

Sep 5, 2019

Naspers leads R30m funding in blockchain platform DappRadar

Naspers, together with two other investors, raises $2.33 million for DappRadar.

Aug 22, 2019

Fujitsu leverages blockchain to tackle fraud, piracy

Fujitsu customers deploying the DocumentFlow enterprise blockchain app can track and verify the legitimacy of any digital asset.

Aug 15, 2019

Lazarus group behind North Korea’s cyber attack on SA

Kaspersky Lab blames the notorious cyber crime gang for SA’s recent cyber attack emanating from North Korea

Aug 13, 2019

Global spend on blockchain solutions balloons

International spend on blockchain solutions is expected to reach R41 billion by the end of the year, driven by banks, says IDC.

Aug 13, 2019

Uptick in South African women chasing crypto-currency

Most South African exchanges say more women are now dabbling in crypto than in previous years.