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Facebook's Libra currency under fire
Facebook's Libra currency under fire
Facebook's planned virtual unit Libra, already under heavy attack from US President Donald Trump and global regulators, faces scepticism among the...
​Safcoin opens second contact centre, in East London
​Safcoin opens second contact centre, in East London
Safcoin, an exclusive South African cryptocurrency, has opened its second contact centre on Oxford Street, East London.
IMF backs state-issued digital currency
IMF backs state-issued digital currency
Cryptocurrencies have been collapsing. Market leader Bitcoin this week fell below $5 000 for the first time in more than a year. It traded on...
Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin's wild first decade
Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin's wild first decade
From its birth in an anonymous, academic style paper to one of the world's most volatile and closely watched financial instruments, bitcoin has...
Hackers steal $30m from top Seoul bitcoin exchange
Hackers steal $30m from top Seoul bitcoin exchange
Hackers stole more than $30-million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea's top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit's price falling around the...
Bitcoin 'whales' pulling cryptocurrency
Bitcoin 'whales' pulling cryptocurrency
Bitcoin, the star of the cryptocurrency world, is widely seen as a freewheeling tool as open as the internet itself.
Beware of bitcoin exchanges
Beware of bitcoin exchanges
The high-risk nature of investing in cryptocurrency is a well-expressed concern. But there’s another part of crypto- investing that is less often...
Madiba’s Midas touch goes for $10-million in bitcoin
Madiba’s Midas touch goes for $10-million in bitcoin
A South African businessperson living in Canada has managed to sell his collection of four gold castings of Nelson Mandela’s hands for $10-million – in bitcoin....
Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins
Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins
Last week’s budget revealed that financial authorities, including the South African Reserve Bank and the South African Revenue Service (Sars),...
New kids boom on the blockchain
New kids boom on the blockchain
The future of a little-known South African-born start-up got infinitely brighter last week when, in just 20 seconds, investors reportedly poured a...

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