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Cryptocurrencies fall after yet another heist

Cryptocurrencies dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was the victim of a theft, renewing concerns about the safety of digital-asset trading venues. Bithumb, ranked by Coinmarketcap

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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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Bitcoin tops R100 000 for the first time

Bitcoin is changing hands at over R100 000 on some trading platforms as of Wednesday morning. The price touched a new all-time high of R103 999 on local platform Luno and was last quoted at R100 001. Local

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Bitcoin start-up Luno raises R120m

Bitcoin start-up Luno has announced plans to expand into 35 new markets in Europe after securing R120m (US$9m) in a Series B funding round led by London-based Balderton Capital. Rand Merchant Investments

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Pick n Pay in in-store trial of bitcoin payments

In what its backers are calling “potentially a world first for a major grocery retailer”, shoppers were for a “limited time” able to pay for their groceries using bitcoin at a Pick n Pay retail store in Cape Town. In a

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South Africans trading big volumes in bitcoin

Bitcoin continues to smash records, hitting a series of record highs in just one weekend. The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of just over $4 225 on Sunday as the bull run played out across global bitcoin exchanges. In South Africa