Bitcoin broke above $4 000 for the first time since early January, a milestone seen as significant by at least one well-known crypto bull after weeks of sideways trading.
Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch its own version of bitcoin, for use in its messaging applications, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram. There are good reasons to be sceptical about its potential.
In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, we speak to Philip Haslam, one of the people behind ZimboCash, a company that is building an alternative national currency for the troubled Zimbabwean economy.
Investec has demonstrated a digital identity system anchored in the ethereum blockchain that its believes could enhance trust and security in South Africa’s financial system.
South African-born global cryptocurrency start-up Coindirect has raised €1-million (about R16-million) in an investment round led by Concentric, with participation from Blockchain.com and MakerDAO.
As if cryptocurrencies haven’t been through enough already, they may be poised for yet another leg down.
Digital-asset exchange Quadriga CX has a $200-million problem with no obvious solution – just the latest cautionary tale in the unregulated world of cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin’s painful 2018 crash continues, with the original cryptocurrency touching the lowest in more than a month on Monday.
The production-weighted cash cost to create one bitcoin averaged around US$4 060 globally in the fourth quarter, according to analysts with JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Regulation can help customers and existing financial institutions gain more comfort in cryptocurrencies and drive the adoption of bitcoin. By Angus Brown.