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[Column] Marius Reitz: Three trends Africa’s crypto sector can expect in 2022
10-01-2022 | 09:24:00
For the global cryptocurrency industry, 2021 is likely to be remembered as one of the many years bitcoin broke past its all-time price high and drove the sector even closer towards mainstream adoption.
Kaspersky develops cybersecurity policy for bionic devices
10-01-2022 | 07:01:00
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has developed a cybersecurity policy, making it one of the first organisations to address the challenge of the human augmentation phenomenon.
3 trends in Africa’s crypto sector to expect in 2022
06-01-2022 | 11:10:00
As we kick off the new year, Marius Reitz, Luno’s General Manager for Africa, explores three key trends to expect on the continent throughout the year:
[Column] John Mc Loughlin: The greatest asset becomes the biggest risk
05-01-2022 | 12:06:00
Companies deploy multiple security, intelligence and productivity monitoring tools in the hopes of working smarter and safer. However, none of these solutions focus on the humans driving day-to-day operations.
Visa launches Crypto Advisory services to help partners navigate era of money movement
09-12-2021 | 11:36:07
This comes at a moment when digital currencies are taking greater hold in the popular consciousness.
Binance educates over 400,000 Africans on cryptocurrency, expands to Francophone Africa
06-12-2021 | 09:04:33
As Binance continues its mission to increase the freedom of money for users, drive blockchain adoption and enable greater accessibility, it remains dedicated to crypto education globally.
Africa-based cryptocurrency exchange Busha raises $4.2m seed round to deepen its market positioning
23-11-2021 | 15:02:00
Africa-based cryptocurrency exchange Busha, raised $4.2 million seed round led by Jump Capital. Cadenza Ventures, Blockwall Capital, CMT Digital, Greenhouse Capital, Raba Capital, and other investors also participated in the financing round.
[South Africa] Crypto Valley Venture Capital initiates an investment strategy to build a blockchain accelerator for African startups
18-11-2021 | 09:02:00
The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy, to invest in blockchains’ wider applicability to solving problems and creating new markets.
[South Africa] Ransomware attackers don't take holidays, Cybereason report
18-11-2021 | 08:46:00
Cybereason, the leader in operation-centric attack protection, has published a global study of 1,200+ security professionals at organisations that have previously suffered a successful ransomware attack on a holiday or weekend.
Binance Calls for Global Regulatory Frameworks for Crypto Markets
18-11-2021 | 08:36:00
Leading blockchain ecosystem Binance has announced 10 Fundamental Rights for Crypto Users that can serve as a guiding hand in regulatory discussions and development of global frameworks for crypto markets.
Fraud Week targets pandemic-fuelled schemes and scams, says SAS
15-11-2021 | 12:35:00
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), more than half (51%) of organisations have faced rising fraud since the pandemic’s onset.
Sophos releases its 2022 Threat Report
11-11-2021 | 17:24:58
Gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system – with significant implications for IT security. This is according to the Sophos 2022 Threat Report released yesterday.
[Column] Andrea Tucker: How business can harness the power of blockchain
28-10-2021 | 10:43:00
The technology at the heart of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, blockchain is an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way.
Africa Blockchain Center raises $7x figure seed investment to set up structures across 6 markets
22-10-2021 | 15:49:00
The Africa Blockchain Center (The ABC), a Kenyan startup focused on building technology capacity and offering blockchain solutions to key sectors, raised a $7x figure investment from Next Chymia Consulting.
[South Africa] Combating fraud in the digital world with the support of AI, SAS
04-10-2021 | 11:15:00
With technology evolving and people embracing the likes of mobile wallets, banking apps, and other solutions to manage transactions, businesses must rethink how best to bolster anti-fraud mechanisms.
EMURGO launches $100m Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle for early and growth stage startups
28-09-2021 | 13:25:00
EMURGO, the official commercial arm of the Cardano blockchain, announced the launch of a new Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle to invest into early startup and growth stage companies focused on building socially impactful solutions powered by Cardano.
Africa's crypto exchange Yellow Card raises $15m Series A funding to fuel expansion across the continent
28-09-2021 | 13:06:00
Pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, Yellow Card, announced a $15 million Series A, the largest ever by an African cryptocurrency exchange, to ramp up hiring and continue its expansion across the continent.
Madagascar Time startup launches charity cryptocurrency $TIME to fight climate change
16-09-2021 | 08:53:00
Madagascar Time startup has launched $TIME, the new cryptocurrency focused on charity work around the globe. Backed by an international team, $TIME combines unprecedented technology in the crypto space with social entrepreneurialism.
Standard Chartered and Linklogis set to launch digital blockchain-enabled trade finance platform 
01-09-2021 | 09:10:00
Olea’s rigorous risk analytics and secure platform offers investors access to investment options for returns that align with their risk profiles. It provides a radically transparent, speedier and hassle-free way to access working capital for supply chain participants regardless of size.
Binance Educates Over 350,000 African Crypto Beginners In 2021
19-08-2021 | 08:59:00
Since its inception in January 2020, the Binance Masterclass says it has provided free crypto education to over 400,000 Africans
Raccoon stealer uses Telegram, adds cryptomining and cryptocurrency theft, Sophos Report
16-08-2021 | 15:37:00
A new report by security leader Sophos has revealed a raccoon stealer disguised as pirated software that grabs cryptocurrencies and information while dropping malicious content, such as cryptominers, on targeted systems.
29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021, Kaspersky
09-08-2021 | 08:04:00
29.3% of the 7 962 attacks recorded in the country targeted corporate users, which is a cause for concern, warn Kaspersky experts
[Column] Francis Wainaina: 4 impactful connectivity trends that are shaping our future
05-08-2021 | 09:37:00
Let’s dive into some of the global connectivity trends and developments that are supporting a more connected world, and consider what businesses need to know to prepare themselves for it.
Swiss Investment Company CV VC Opens its First African Office in South Africa
08-07-2021 | 11:19:51
After having opened CV Labs in Zug, Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and Dubai,Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) is now opening its first office on the African continent in Cape Town.
Telcoin's digital remittance service extends coverage to 15 new markets
16-06-2021 | 14:32:37
Telcoin, a blockchain-powered fintech disrupting the $700 billion international remittance industry, has extended its digital money transfer service to 23 additional mobile money platforms in 16 countries.
Blockchain-as-a-Service provider Domineum announces partnership with nChain and BSV blockchain
26-05-2021 | 09:16:18
Domineum, a London-based software development firm announced that it has entered into a partnership arrangement with nChain, a provider of data integrity solutions built by their in-house blockchain experts.
Blockchain Research Institute announces new wave of global expansion into Africa, Middle East, and Korea
19-05-2021 | 12:55:00
The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the world's independent blockchain think-tank, is launching a new wave of global expansion into Africa, the Middle East, and Korea.
First token launches on Julpad with African crypto exchange, Quidax
19-05-2021 | 12:47:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Quidax launched its ecosystem token, QDX, on JulSwap's launchpad Julpad. QDX will be the first exchange token to launch on Julpad.
African crypto exchange Quidax processes over $3.2b in transactions, announces global expansion
11-05-2021 | 13:22:00
African cryptocurrency exchange Quidax, shared plans to expand beyond Africa to the global market. The company also announced the launch of its native token, QDX, and revealed plans to reposition as the global home of BEP20 tokens.