Crypto-currencies and blockchain
3:50
7 Nov

South Africans develop new blockchain protocol

South Africans based in Mauritius are developing a mobile money platform and blockchain protocol to create a new crypto-currency.

2:10

African Digital Asset Framework goes live

The framework wants to explore opportunities presented by distributed ledger technologies and digital assets in Africa.

3:00
2 Nov

SA's crypto-currency appetite surpasses Europe's

A new report shows emerging markets have higher levels of crypto-currency familiarity and ownership than their European counterparts.

3:20
1 Nov

Early Bitcoin investors take stock after volatile decade

Bitcoin is now 10 years old and has had a wild youth, taking investors on a rollercoaster ride.

2:50

Crypto exchanges lack effective security controls

Research reveals that more than 50% of all crypto-currency exchanges have inadequate security.

3:20
30 Oct

Paxful reports massive crypto gains in SA, Africa

For Africa as a whole, the US-based crypto-currency marketplace has seen a 225% increase in users in the last 12 months.

2:00
30 Oct

Local software firm drives blockchain development

SovTech creates a lab to provide access to a network of blockchain developers on the African continent.

3:30

Virgin Money updates payment app with blockchain

The company takes a leaf from the Reserve Bank's distributed ledger technology to upgrade its P2P payment app.

3:50

SA set to get more Bitcoin ATMs, POS systems

Virtual Crypto is pushing its Bitcoin ATMs and point-of-sale systems in SA through distribution deals with local firms.

2:40
18 Oct

Bitcoin can prevent digital dictatorships

The crypto-currency has the power to empower the disenfranchised and help build a censorship-resistant global payment system, says a human rights activist.

5:20
18 Oct

Crypto-mining malware attacks on iPhones intensify

A new Check Point report reveals a near-400% increase in crypto-mining malware attacks on Apple iPhones.