Cryptocurrencies

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Luno, South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, acquired

New York's Digital Currency Group has acquired South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Luno, for an undisclosed amount of cash. Luno has 5 million customers and a presence in 40 countries.

China launching its own cryptocurrency could be the start of a global revolution

While technological change has been incredibly fast in the information era, the system of international payments has lagged behind. But once sovereign digital currencies start taking off, this will suddenly change.

First-ever blockchain-based property register in South Africa

South Africa’s first ever blockchain-based property register pilot. The pilot study area consists of almost 1 000 properties located in four sites in Makhaza, Khayelitsha.

How Libra is different from Bitcoin

Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies involved in Facebook’s new Libra crytocurrency raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Libra.

Blockchain could reduce modern slavery

Blockchain technology can help break the chains of modern slavery, however, it is not a complete solution.

Binance launched its own blockchain

The world's largest cryptocurrencies exchange has gone ahead and launched its own blockchain to compete with Ethereum.

How Bitcoin is helping the unbanked

Over the past decade, Bitcoin has been of great help to those who have little to no access to traditional financial services.