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.

14 Oct

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.

3:10 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.

30 Sep

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?

Sep 16, 2021

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.

Aug 26, 2021

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.

Aug 12, 2021

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.

Aug 10, 2021

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.

Jul 26, 2021

Is it worth it to mine Bitcoins in 2021?

Taking a closer look at Bitcoin mining, which is often referred to as a 'free way to earn Bitcoins', and examining whether that is true.

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