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2:10
18 Jun

SA fintech enables electricity, airtime purchases using Bitcoin

Centbee launches a new feature in its BitcoinSV wallet that allows users to purchase prepaid electricity, airtime and data.

4:00
Jun 9, 2020

Patrice Motsepe-backed fund invests R50.5m in solar start-up

ARCH’s Africa Renewable Power Fund has invested $3 million in SA’s blockchain-based solar start-up Sun Exchange.

3:10

Coronavirus-themed crypto crimes surge

A CipherTrace report reveals that in the first five months of the year, crypto-currency thefts, hacks and fraud totalled $1.4 billion.

2:00
May 27, 2020

Online platform to assist COVID-19-stressed importers

The tradeXpad trade-finance platform provides direct access to funding opportunities from multiple private funders and traditional banks.

4:30
May 25, 2020

New blockchain principles to curb past missteps

The new blockchain principles will help individuals and companies build trust and preserve the fundamental values of the technology.

3:50
May 22, 2020

Standard Bank urges regulators to ease digital trade

The bank is engaging with several authorities to amend regulations and ease digital trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3:30
May 13, 2020

Bitcoin arbitrage and a story of free money

OVEX, a crypto-currency exchange and brokerage firm, offers a fully managed arbitrage service.

4:30
May 12, 2020

Brisk business at SA crypto exchanges as Bitcoin is halved

Local dealers report a surge in transactions ahead of the Bitcoin halving process that happened last night.

5:50
May 11, 2020

Pontus is live!

In Pontus, Conflux Network will provide a stable and safe test environment for developers, and users can join and experience the high-performance protocol and ecosystem.

3:20
May 5, 2020

Bitcoin surges 28% amid weak global economy

The spreading of the coronavirus via surfaces is incentivising society to move towards a cashless environment, which augurs well for digital money, says Luno.

3:30
Apr 29, 2020

Blockchain can fix supply chain failures exposed by COVID-19

COVID-19 has shown the vulnerabilities of supply chains and the opportunity for technologies such as blockchain to boost efficiencies, says WEF.

4:20
Apr 28, 2020

Lockdown diary: Artur Schaback, Paxful

Artur Schaback, COO and co-founder of Paxful, says the global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace is embracing this period to learn, adapt and improve.