Cryptocurrency

 
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...
​South Africans get first dibs on SAFCOIN, an exclusive African cryptocurrency
​South Africans get first dibs on SAFCOIN, an exclusive African cryptocurrency
FHM (Pty) Ltd has launched the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for SAFCOIN, an exclusive...
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...
Company probed for Bitcoin scam threatens to sue Hawks
Company probed for Bitcoin scam threatens to sue Hawks
A Bitcoin company fingered by the Hawks for being part of a major investment scam has threatened to sue, unless the priority crime investigating...
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...
Thousands of websites infected by 'crypto mining' malware
Thousands of websites infected by 'crypto mining' malware
Thousands of websites around the world, including many operated by governments, have been infected by hackers using the sites' computing power to...
Nigerian cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge
Nigerian cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge
While bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have suffered precipitous falls in recent weeks, the units remain popular in Nigeria where they make it...
Step aside bitcoin, here comes altcoin
Step aside bitcoin, here comes altcoin
The entrance to the Park House of Events sits atop the Hyde Park shopping centre in Johannesburg, but the queue of attendees for tonight’s event...
Bitcoin suffers dramatic price plunge in Asia
Bitcoin suffers dramatic price plunge in Asia
Bitcoin prices plunged about 15 percent in Asian trade Wednesday before recouping some of the losses as investors apparently took fright at news...

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