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Sars wants to track your bitcoin trades

The South African Revenue Service is in discussions with some of the top technology companies in the world to enable it to track cryptocurrency trades more efficiently. Interest in cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, has risen significantly

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Bitcoin futures trading starts with a bang

Bitcoin has landed on Wall Street with a bang. Futures on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency surged as much as 25% during their debut session on Cboe Global Markets’ exchange, triggering two temporary trading halts

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NiceHash hacked, bitcoin wallets emptied

NiceHash, the marketplace for cloud-based mining of cryptocurrencies, said hackers breached its systems and stole an unknown amount of bitcoin from its virtual wallet. “We are working to verify the precise number of BTC taken

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Bitcoin rockets through R220 000 on Luno

Bitcoin was trading above R222 000 on Luno, a local cryptocurrency exchange, on Thursday morning. It crossed the R100 000 mark on Luno just five weeks ago, on 1 November. This comes after the cryptocurrency powered through

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Why the bitcoin party could end in tears

With the price of bitcoin reaching record highs of more than US$12 000, more and more ordinary people consider investing in the cryptocurrency. The recent price surge, however, comes with tremendous risks. Investors should be

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All I want for Christmas is some bitcoin

In the last few weeks before Christmas, parents around the world are searching for the best presents to give their children. Everything from dolls to drones will be on the shopping list. But how about also giving them some financial

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Bitcoin now worth more than New Zealand

Bitcoin’s extraordinary price surge means its market capitalisation now exceeds the annual output of whole economies, and the estimated worth of some of the world’s top billionaires. With the debate over its bubble status

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