Blockchain to play crucial role in switch to renewables
The emerging technology will play a pivotal role in the global transition to renewable energy, the Solar Power Africa conference hears.
Standard Bank looks to blockchain tech for insurance claims
The big four bank is aggressively pursuing the digital insurance space, which has been shaken up by the emerging insurtech start-up companies.
Analysts predict billion-dollar surge of blockchain tech market
A new report by Future Market Insights says blockchain-based supply chain management is the primary use case in the global market.
SA fintech enables electricity, airtime purchases using Bitcoin
Centbee launches a new feature in its BitcoinSV wallet that allows users to purchase prepaid electricity, airtime and data.
Online platform to assist COVID-19-stressed importers
The tradeXpad trade-finance platform provides direct access to funding opportunities from multiple private funders and traditional banks.
Standard Bank urges regulators to ease digital trade
The bank is engaging with several authorities to amend regulations and ease digital trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vodacom targets 2023 to execute ‘all-in’ AWS strategy
The telco selects Amazon Web Services as its primary cloud provider and will migrate the core of its information services landscape to AWS Cloud.
Blockchain can fix supply chain failures exposed by COVID-19
COVID-19 has shown the vulnerabilities of supply chains and the opportunity for technologies such as blockchain to boost efficiencies, says WEF.
Call to devs to join Gitcoin Cross-Chain hackathon
Cross Chain is a three-week virtual hackathon celebrating open-source collaboration across blockchain ecosystems.