Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court

The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.


FNB’s digital platforms show resilience amid COVID-19

The bank’s app volumes went up 28%, the eWallet transacting base was up 39%, while the eBucks earn value rose 9% to R2.2 billion.


COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies

Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.


FNB touts renewable energy as solution to Eskom woes

With SA’s ongoing electricity challenges, the long-term benefits of implementing alternatives such as solar certainly outweigh the costs, says the bank.


The Internet of Things in action

It seems that, in spite of pandemics and lockdowns, IoT may still be on track to have a more immediate impact on business and life.


SA banks scramble to quell Experian hack aftermath

Local banks activate risk-mitigation measures following the hacking of credit bureau Experian, which left the personal details of millions of South Africans exposed.

Aug 19, 2020

New app allows users to compare, buy insurance cover

Insurance broker Indwe Risk Services’ new app connects users to insurance brokers and allows them to manage their insurance policies online.


Netcash targets SME payments with QR code alliance

Payment solutions provider Netcash partners with Zapper and SnapScan to expand mobile payments acceptance options for SMEs.

Aug 14, 2020

SA banks race to transition to marketplace banking

Banks are aggressively remodelling into marketplace banking, offering customers an ecosystem of aggregated products beyond the financial scope.

Aug 11, 2020

Tech sector’s gender inequality status quo demands disruption

Gender disparity still plagues many ICT firms, with men earning higher salaries than women and to some extent, still being considered as better leaders.


Online insurance product deluge from SA’s big banks

The financial institutions have introduced several digital insurance products amid the lockdown and pressure from start-ups.

Jul 29, 2020

FNB expands its payments ecosystem with virtual card

The new virtual card allows customers to create a digital card through the FNB app, and can be used at online and brick-and-mortar merchants.