Bitcoin
4:40
Yesterday

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.

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Yesterday

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.

3:10

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.

4:10
21 Nov

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

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

3:00
14 Nov

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.

3:50
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.

3:00
Nov 2, 2018

SA's crypto-currency appetite surpasses Europe's

A new report shows emerging markets have higher levels of crypto-currency familiarity and ownership than their European counterparts.

3:20
Nov 1, 2018

Early Bitcoin investors take stock after volatile decade

Bitcoin is now 10 years old and has had a wild youth, taking investors on a rollercoaster ride.

3:20
Oct 30, 2018

Paxful reports massive crypto gains in SA, Africa

For Africa as a whole, the US-based crypto-currency marketplace has seen a 225% increase in users in the last 12 months.

2:40
Oct 18, 2018

Bitcoin can prevent digital dictatorships

The crypto-currency has the power to empower the disenfranchised and help build a censorship-resistant global payment system, says a human rights activist.

1:30
Oct 12, 2018

Strong anti-money laundering laws hamper crypto-currency crime

Crypto-currency exchanges in countries with weak AML regulation receive nearly 5% of their payments directly from criminal sources, says CipherTrace.

3:00
Oct 12, 2018

Blockchain-based solar start-up gets R7.2m

Sun Exchange receives a $500 000 seed investment from Alphabit, a multimillion-dollar hedge fund.

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