Crypto-currencies and blockchain

Where to invest during a recession?

Although gold doesn’t generate an income, it is considered an insurance-like safe-haven investment option, says Revix SA.


Conflux Network mainnet to launch

Unlike most of its peers, Conflux designed a three-phase launch plan to roll out the functionalities and features step-by-step.

31 Mar

Blockchain, Bitcoin show promise in SA, but more skills needed

John Singh, head of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA Blockchain Special Interest Group in KwaZulu-Natal, believes there will be strong demand for blockchain and crypto-currency skills in future.


EXCLUSIVE: Investec mulls digital assets wallet

The wealth management group is considering the introduction of a wallet to hold its clients’ digital assets.

12 Mar

World’s largest crypto exchange opens in SA

The Binance exchange establishes a fiat gateway in SA, allowing customers to buy crypto with rands.

11 Mar

Paxful seeks crypto partnerships with African dealers

Africa has tremendous potential, and partnerships are essential at this pivotal time within the crypto-currency industry, says the Bitcoin marketplace.

Mar 10, 2020

Open blockchain project scores rare endorsement from China

Conflux, a Beijing-based start-up, has achieved a rare feat: winning official Chinese government support for a public, permissionless blockchain.

Mar 10, 2020

How AI and other technologies are tackling coronavirus

Researchers are using AI to accelerate clinical trials to find a cure and are working on genome sequencing using high-performance computing resources, says Scott Campbell, Senior Manager, Content Marketing at CompTIA.

Feb 26, 2020

Chinese multimillion-dollar blockchain start-up Conflux set to establish base in Africa

Having launched Testnet in 2019, Conflux is looking to establish a concrete community of developers and miners, and to also partner with African exchanges.

Feb 25, 2020

Investec sees promise in blockchain

Some banks say they have no appetite for blockchain technologies; others, like Investec, are looking to roll out products and solutions.

Feb 19, 2020

AZORult campaign targets VPN service to steal crypto-currency

The Trojan is one of the most commonly bought and sold stealers on Russian forums due to its wide range of capabilities.

Feb 17, 2020

Chinese blockchain start-up hires VC exec to lead North American expansion

The start-up’s global expansion and appointment of Eden Dhaliwal came after it received a rare official endorsement and financial backing from the Shanghai government.