Bitcoin
5:20

$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.

3:40
25 Jan

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.

4:40

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.

3:30
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.

6:00
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.

4:40
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.

2:50
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.

3:10
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.

4:10
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.

3:00
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.

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.

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