Bitcoin is down nearly 20% on the day – and it's not over yet

2020-03-12 16:20

"Investors are clearly not looking at Bitcoin as a safe haven asset," said Matthew Dibb, co-founder of the institutional-grade platform Stack.

Ether cryptocurrency, a victim of blockchain success

2018-09-23 16:32

For all the attention afforded bitcoin, it is its rival ether that is hitting the headlines, with the popularity of its blockchain technology Ethereum driving concerns that have sent investors fleeing.

Gorgeous women, Vladimir Putin, and fluffy buzzwords: 6 clues the blockchain project you're thinking about investing in is a scam

2018-07-06 17:41

"Sometimes they'll use models to make fake LinkedIn accounts. When you go to check out who's involved in the company, you'll see photos of all of these beautiful people."

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.

Sygnia to start cryptocurrency exchange in SA

2018-05-25 21:21

Money manager Sygnia says it intends to start a cryptocurrency exchange in the third quarter of this year to tap growing interest from investors in the country in digital currencies.

Watch: SA’s first ATM for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in action

2018-05-21 15:09

South Africa's first cryptocurrency ATM officially launched on Monday. Here's how it works.

Bitcoin spikes 14% in less than an hour

2018-04-12 15:00

The cryptocurrency is flirting with the $8,000 mark.

Bitcoin drops below $8,000 in cryptocurrency slump

2018-03-15 15:32

Bitcoin is below $8,000 at a five-week low and the market as whole has shrunk by $130 billion since the start of March.

SA could see a new cryptocurrency trading app soon

2018-01-19 19:53

South Africa could soon see a new cryptocurrency app to be launched by the deVere Group, amid “soaring global demand” and in defiance of financial traditionalists.

Dummies' guide to buying Bitcoin in SA

2017-12-08 12:57

Want to take a gamble on the cryptocurrency which has become larger than the GDP of some nations? Here's how to do it from your smartphone.


The crypto world is going wild for 'stablecoins' — here's everything you need to know about them

2018-10-01 12:03

A 'stablecoin' is a cryptocurrency that's price is pegged to a real-world asset like gold or the dollar.

Chinese police busted a R14 billion cryptocurrency dark web World Cup gambling ring

2018-07-14 21:37

Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion, or around R14 billion, in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.

Hackers abscond with R422 million in cryptocurrencies from massive South Korean cryptocurrency trading platform

2018-06-20 17:27

Bithumb, one of South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that hackers took R422 million from its platform earlier this week.

People are so obsessed with trading cryptocurrencies that a hospital just launched a programme to treat addictive behaviour

2018-05-31 14:59

Scottish addiction treatment centre Castle Craig Hospital has launched a programme geared to help people who are addicted to trading cryptocurrencies online.

Cryptos are tokens, not currency, says SARB

2018-05-25 07:03

The South African Reserve Bank chooses to call digital currencies such as Bitcoin “cyber-tokens” because they don’t meet the requirements to be classified as money.

This American cryptocurrency startup with a 12-year-old CEO is trying to solve a common frustration among gamers

2018-04-16 18:51

12-year-old George Weiksner and his father Michael are creating an ethereum-based token that can be used across multiple gaming platforms.

Bitcoin millionaires are buying Lamborghinis as a status symbol of crypto wealth, and the carmaker says sales are rocketing

2018-04-03 10:04

Bitcoin millionaires are increasingly looking to Lamborghinis as their supercar of choice.

Cryptocurrencies are falling after Google's advertising ban

2018-03-14 16:35

Bitcoin is down 4% against the dollar after Google said it will ban all cryptocurrency ads.

Bitcoin loses some dazzle as second-tier crypto coins catch up

2018-01-03 15:25

Bitcoin alternatives are closing the gap with the market leader after names like stellar and cardano became red hot as 2017 was closing.

Worried you're missing out on Bitcoin, Ethereum and Co.?

2017-10-09 07:31

Cryptocurrencies have become incredibly popular in recent months, enjoying phenomenal growth in price. But do you know enough about these currencies to invest in them confidently?

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