Mar 4, 2019

Naspers-backed Luno makes Italian forays

The crypto-currency platform with strong South African roots expands to the Italian market.


$1.7bn crypto-currency stolen, scammed in 2018

Cyber criminals scramble to launder their ill-gotten proceeds before tough new global anti-money laundering regulations go into effect.

Jan 25, 2019

Luno foresees positive 2019 for Bitcoin

There will be increased adoption of the digital currency and the technology behind it will scale faster this year, says Luno.


Reserve Bank's crypto-currency proposals clear confusion

The central bank's proposal to introduce tighter controls on crypto-currencies provides legal certainty for those dealing in crypto assets, experts say.

Jan 14, 2019

Crypto-currency firm urges patience

Amid stories of doom and gloom regarding Bitcoin's falling price, Luno says investing in digital currencies takes patience.

Jan 7, 2019

More bubbles, booms expected as Bitcoin turns 10

While the world's most popular crypto-currency marked it 10 anniversary, analysts look into how Bitcoin will fare in the future.

Dec 10, 2018

Bitcoin follows dot-com bubble's footsteps

The crypto-currency is following the 1990s trend, which resulted in some companies failing while others emerged stronger.

Dec 10, 2018

Crypto platform VALR promises 'negative fees'

New local digital asset trading platform gives South Africans access to crypto-currencies, and the option to buy and sell more than 50 crypto-currencies.

Dec 3, 2018

Crypto-jacking is biggest security threat of 2018

Crypto-jacking was the primary threat to the security and performance of electronic devices throughout the first half of the year, says Panda Security.

Nov 21, 2018

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

The crypto-currency struggles to mature from a speculative asset to a serious alternative to state-issued money.

Nov 14, 2018

Old Mutual's 22seven taps into crypto-currencies

The money management app gets an update to enable users to track more than 1 800 crypto-currencies in rands.

Nov 7, 2018

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.

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