Industry unpacks 2019's game-changing tech

Experts highlight what they believe will be the top technology trends for next year.


Boon for SA's blockchain community

Local blockchain initiatives are set to receive funding following government's support of the South African National Blockchain Alliance.

30 Nov

Blockchain and your right to be forgotten

The promise of blockchain could be undone by recent advances in the protection of personal identification information.


AWS embraces blockchain with new services

Amazon Web Services finally gets into the blockchain game, launching blockchain services at its annual re:Invent conference, in Las Vegas.

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.

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.

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.

Oct 30, 2018

Local software firm drives blockchain development

SovTech creates a lab to provide access to a network of blockchain developers on the African continent.

Oct 24, 2018

Virgin Money updates payment app with blockchain

The company takes a leaf from the Reserve Bank's distributed ledger technology to upgrade its P2P payment app.

Oct 17, 2018

Blockchain holds the key to radically evolving African industries

SingularityU's Nathana Sharma believes blockchain technology presents tremendous opportunity for the region to leapfrog in key industries.

Oct 15, 2018

Blockchain start-up offers free digital currency courses

Tari Labs University provides digital currency courses in cryptography, off-chain scaling and computer science, to upskill developers and blockchain enthusiasts.

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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