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Electronic payments and Innovation: A deeper look with Cathie Wood

By Ryan Noik 20 June 2019

What is the mobile payment potential like in South Africa, and where should we look for innovation in that space? The CEO of the US-based Ark Invest, Catherine Wood offered her insight at the recent SingularityU Exponential... FULL STORY >

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SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit Interview with Cathie Wood: Why Bitcoin is set to be the cryptocurrency winner

By Ryan Noik 18 June 2019

One of the illuminating interviews to come out of the Singularity Summit, recently held in Cape Town, was with Catherine Wood, the CEO of Ark Invest. FULL STORY >

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Twitter reportedly planning to ban cryptocurrency ads

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 March 2018

Following in the steps of Facebook and Google, Twitter is said to be mulling over a ban on cryptocurrency ads. FULL STORY >

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FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

By Press Release 20 February 2018

According to Kaspersky Lab’s Spam and phishing in 2017 report, cybercriminals have been following a global agenda and have been using hot topics such as FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin to fool users and steal their money or personal... FULL STORY >

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Are investment banks ready for blockchain-enabled distributed ledgers?

By Opinion 12 February 2018

Prashant Prakash, Blockchain lead for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa talks about the impact of blockchain on the banking industry and how organisations have expressed interest and are exploring... FULL STORY >

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Cape Town hosts first ever Blockchain Symposium

By Ryan Noik 5 February 2018

Cape Town recently hosted the continent’s largest blockchain hackathon, as well as the city’s first ever Blockchain Symposium. FULL STORY >

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Opera introduces bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

By Press Release 22 January 2018

Cryptocurrency mining drains your smartphone’s battery and dramatically overworks its CPU - Opera's new solution aims to put that to an end. FULL STORY >

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Top 5 Tech News of 2017

By Staff Writer 15 December 2017

With the regular news cycle throwing out a constant barrage of State Capture and Trump stories, you could be forgiven for missing some of the more prominent tech news out there. Here are our picks for the 5 biggest ICT related stories during 2017. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin's latest valuation shoots past $15 000

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 December 2017

The cryptocurrency continues to surge in value, most recently crossing the $15 000 threshold. FULL STORY >

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You can't use bitcoin to buy games on Steam anymore

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 December 2017

The cryptocurrency will no longer be accepted by Steam, with the site stating it's too unstable and costly. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin passes the $8 000 mark for the first time

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 November 2017

Another milestone for the cryptocurrency, surpassing the $8 000 valuation mark earlier this week, and sitting steadily above it. FULL STORY >

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Bursting the Bitcoin bubble: Spammers cash in on Blockchain euphoria

By Press Release 8 November 2017

Multiple blockchain-themed fraud schemes exploiting the hype around the technology have been spotted in the wild recently, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Spam and Phishing in Q3 2017 report. FULL STORY >

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Securing the blockchain

By Press Release 25 May 2017

Currently, digital cryptocurrencies are on the up and up, with at least 100 active, suitably valuated cryptocurrencies being used as acceptable tender. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin valuation hits $2 000 high

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 May 2017

The online currency may prove a divisive subject for many, but it has not stopped from reaching a new valuation high of $2 000. It's success, however, may not last. FULL STORY >

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Enabling new business models through blockchain

By Press Release 6 October 2016

How BlockChain has become known as an emerging way for businesses, industries, and public organisations to almost instantaneously make and verify transactions, streamline business processes, save money, and reduce the potential for fraud. FULL STORY >

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