Crypto-currencies and blockchain
7:10

Industry challenges scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra, cryptos

The high-level attacks on Facebook’s Libra show there are a lot of misconceptions about digital currencies, say industry players.

2:50
16 Jul

Beware the pitfalls in crypto investing

These include the fee structure, liquidity issues, scams and price volatility, making it essential that you thoroughly research the cryptocurrency ecosystem before investing.

5:20

Online casino, crypto pain for National Gambling Board

The board engages with the police to descend on illegal online casinos imminently, while the emergence of crypto-currencies adds a further layer of complication.

2:20

Trump not a crypto-currency fan

The US president takes to Twitter to blast digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.

2:00
11 Jul

Local crypto exchange Ovex eyes African expansion

The Vinny Lingham-backed company outlines plans to spread its wings beyond South African borders.

4:00

SA falls behind global counterparts in blockchain, AI

New research finds that only 9% of local enterprises have deployed blockchain platforms, largely due to a lack of a viable business case.

4:40
8 Jul

Luno accused of 'hijacking' users’ funds

The Naspers-owned company draws the ire of investors for locking their accounts for prolonged periods of time.

2:20
8 Jul

Bitcoin for beginners: how-to guide

Learn how to register, buy Bitcoin and altcoins with your Bitcoin via the OVEX crypto-currency exchange.

1:40

VALR intros rand-Ethereum trading

The local crypto-currency exchange now allows customers to buy and sell Ether directly with rands.

4:50
24 Jun

Local crypto players bullish after Bitcoin hits $11K

Crypto-currency insiders believe the latest Bitcoin rally will gather momentum, even smashing the $20 000 high of 2017.

2:40

Consumer body slams US lawmakers over Facebook crypto

An advocacy group says the lawmakers’ threats on Facebook’s new digital currency are harmful to consumer choice, and will backfire.