Facebook rallies as analysts praise 'watershed' crypto move

2019-06-18 17:22

Facebook shares rallied on Tuesday after the company unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency, a move that analysts saw as a potentially major new profit stream.

Cryptocurrencies are speculative magic beans, this SA finance professor believes

2019-02-18 12:13

Investing in cryptocurrencies is probably the biggest financial risk you can take at the moment, according to this academic. .

Bitcoin slide makes monthly loss the biggest in seven years

2018-12-01 15:49

Bitcoin registered its biggest monthly decline in more than seven years as investors reevaluate the prospects of digital money following last year’s euphoria.

WATCH: Birthday blues for bitcoin as investors face losses

2018-11-01 21:00

Bitcoin has its 10th birthday, but may have little to celebrate as the cryptocurrency faces year-on-year losses.

Crypto's crash just surpassed dot-com levels as losses reach 80%

2018-09-12 12:13

The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books.

Highlights from the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires this weekend

2018-07-23 22:11

Finance ministers and central bankers from the top 20 economies of the world on Sunday ended two days of talks in Buenos Aires.

This SA creator of two Twitter apps - with over a million users - wants to build the next Spotify with blockchain

2018-06-06 13:17

Simon de la Rouviere co-founded music distribution platform Ujo Music in 2015, after starting TwimeMachine and as side projects.


Hackers are targeting South African cellphone owners to mine cryptocurrencies

2019-02-18 13:35

An infected device tends to be much slower, uses a lot of battery power, overheats or data usage may skyrocket.

Logging in to your bank account is now a $3bn business

2019-01-14 22:39

San Francisco-based startup Plaid plans to announce that its buying New York-based Quovo, for possibly R2.8bn.

Cryptocurrencies falter as Bitcoin tumbles toward $5 000 level

2018-11-19 20:17

Cryptocurrencies resumed their slump, with Bitcoin falling toward $5 000 in the wake of a split of one of the largest major tokens.

This $1 million SA game lets you fight fantastical beasts in augmented reality and sell characters

2018-10-07 07:09

Augmentors gives you virtual characters that can battle it out in real-world settings – and which you can sell for hard cash.

SEC again rejects Winkelvoss twins Bitcoin fund

2018-07-27 07:37

US market regulators again rejected a proposal to allow trading in the first Bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund created by noted tech entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.

Bitcoin heads for its biggest drop in more than two weeks

2018-07-10 16:03

Bitcoin headed for the biggest drop in more than two weeks, as a rebound that saw the digital asset bounce almost 18% from the year’s lows ran out of steam.

Crypto currency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa guide's death

2018-05-26 20:01

A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury $100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest's summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company has said.

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