5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025
Crypto-currencies will transition into a new role, as 50% of unbanked smartphone owners turn to the currency for daily transactions.
Facebook appoints Middle East, Africa, Turkey lead
The social media company appoints Derya Matraş to grow Facebook’s economic and social impact across the region.
Small South African fintech start-up sues Facebook
PrepaidWealth.com takes the social media giant to court over its suspension from the platform.
Shocking details as Facebook releases transparency report
Fake accounts, images of nude children, content on suicide and self-harm were culled by Facebook and Instagram.
Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations
The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.
Bitcoin to change the future of humanity: WeWork SA boss
Stafford Masie, computer scientist and GM of WeWork SA, believes Bitcoin is the greatest gift mankind has ever received technologically.
Facebook’s Libra to forge ahead amid partner exodus
Industry players believe the planned crypto-currency will still launch regardless of key partners pulling out.
More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project
In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.
Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project
The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.