Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
"The way they rolled it out ... it was just so in your face," R3's CEO David Rutter said at a recent conference.
A hackers' congress has hailed the new cryptocurrencies as a tool to break free from the constraints of modern life and move towards a freer "parallel society".
Mark Zuckerberg’s cryptocurrency project, Libra, has become the regulatory equivalent of a pinata: Everyone is lining up to hit it with a stick. And it's not hard to see why, says Lionel Laurent.
"Bitcoin is harder to manipulate the circulating supply and that's why some people think its a safe haven."
In 2018, trader Petri shared his expectations for bitcoin’s price movement. He now looks back at his thesis, explaining why we have seen greater fluctuations than predicted.
Bitcoin slumped in another large weekend move after US President Donald Trump’s criticism of cryptocurrencies late last week put the focus back on this year’s jump in prices.
"Really almost no one uses bitcoin for payments, they use it as an alternative to gold," Powell said.
Bitcoin breached $10 000 for the first time in about 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that introduced mainstream investors to the digital asset before the bursting of the cryptocurrency bubble.
Crossing the $10,000 milestone means the cryptocurrency has recovered to more than half of its all-time high.
Bitcoin climbed past $9,000, to its highest since May 2018, as reports that Facebook is due to unveil a digital currency added to optimism that cryptocurrencies are becoming more widely adopted by mainstream finance
The recent bust of a worldwide international paedophile ring using Bitcoin payments highlighted one of the key fears surrounding crypto-currencies -- their use by criminals.
A hacker has taken over the computer system of a Spanish city and is demanding a ransom paid in bitcoin to unlock it, say local officials.
After Trump announced delays on some tariffs until December, there was a 123% increase in people trading bitcoin.
In a packet of slides sent to clients yesterday, Goldman Sachs Group technical analyst Sheba Jafari said that Bitcoin could go up by 23% in the short term, and that later the coin could go even higher. That doesn’t mean the bank is bullish on Bitcoin, though.
Bitcoin plunged 16% after Sherrod Brown joined Donald Trump, Steven Mnuchin, Jerome Powell, and others in attacking Facebook's planned cryptocurrency.
When Donald Trump’s former adviser, Steve Bannon, praised Bitcoin last year as “disruptive populism” and revealed he was working on his own cryptocurrency, it was evidence of something many people had long suspected.
A cryptocurrency investor's home in Ladysmith has been looted and set alight, allegedly by angry investors demanding payment.
Naspers-backed cryptocurrency platform Luno is planning to increase its workforce by almost 60% to expand its South African headquarters as Bitcoin once again breaches $10 000.
I belong to a traditional bank, and I don't trust Facebook. So why would I use Libra, the new global currency it's pushing?
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