SA crypto exchanges buoyant after Bitcoin hits record high
The world’s most popular digital currency yesterday hit a new high, shrugging off the Chinese crypto crackdown and welcoming the Bitcoin ETF tailwinds.
Chinese govt declares crypto illegal
The sheer size of China's economy meant the hard ruling had several unexpected consequences, almost all of which are favourable for everyone but the national government of China.
Luno sees accelerated growth as customers reach 9m
The home-grown crypto-currency exchange has a total of nine million clients in over 40 countries, buoyed by the South African market.
Capex.com opens shop in South Africa
The Cyprus-based online trading platform is the latest to obtain a Financial Services Conduct Authority licence, which grants the right to operate in SA.
South Africans bullish on Bitcoin resurgence
Surveyed South Africans are optimistic about Bitcoin’s future, with some expecting the price to rise as high as $100 000 over the next few months.
Authorities will eventually formalise crypto-currencies
As financial authorities and governments around the world start to see the inevitability of crypto-currency, could SA still become a hub of crypto-currency innovation?
Tournament of Diamond Hands: A chance for users to win up to $5 000!
Remitano is giving users the necessary push into the crypto HODLing world with the Tournament of Diamond Hands.
Hedge funds bullish about Bitcoin resurgence
The Bitcoin network continues to witness an eye-popping level of activity on its blockchain, despite high Q2 volatility, says the Blockchain Centre.
Decentralised finance crimes define crypto hacks in 2021
By July, decentralised finance-related hacks totalled $361 million, already making up three-quarters of the total hack volume this year, says CipherTrace.
Hacker returns $260m of Poly Network’s stolen coins
In a turn of events, after stealing over $600 million in crypto-currency yesterday, the hacker has started returning the funds.
Ethereum rollups can solve the blockchain scalability problem
Rollups improve transaction processing speed and efficiency by moving computations off-chain and fixing some blocks of data on the chain.