cryptocurrency

  1. Jamie McKane

    "Cryptocurrency will destroy banks soon"

    "Cryptocurrency will destroy banks soon" The evolution of blockchain-based digital currencies will soon result in the death of traditional banks as we know them, according to Efficient Group chief economist Dawie Roodt. Speaking at the Chain Reaction cryptocurrency event in Johannesburg, Roodt...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency startup pays massive return to investors

    Cryptocurrency startup pays massive return to investors Billionaire moneymen Peter Thiel, Alan Howard and Louis Bacon have seen plenty of big paydays—but probably none as unusual as this one. A buyback by Block.one, a cryptocurrency startup, will return as much as 6,567% to its earliest...
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  4. Jamie McKane

    How much you could have made if you bought cryptocurrency this year

    How much you could have made if you bought cryptocurrency this year Cryptocurrency is taking off again, with Bitcoin climbing back above the $8,000 mark for the first time this year. During the height of its popularity, many users tried to cash in on the surging prices of various cryptocurrencies.
  5. Jamie McKane

    How much money you can make mining cryptocurrency in 2019

    How much money you can make mining cryptocurrency in 2019 Cryptocurrency mining can be a great way to make some money, provided that the price of the coin is high enough to make the enterprise profitable. At the moment, this is not the case for many coins - including the biggest tokens on the...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Hackers target cryptocurrency owners in Microsoft Outlook data breach

    Hackers target cryptocurrency owners in Microsoft Outlook data breach Earlier this month, Motherboard reported that hackers had breached a Microsoft Outlook customer support portal and accessed users' metadata and email content. Now the publication has said that numerous victims of the breach...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Making it big in the crypto world

    Making it big in the crypto world Luno is a tremendous South African success story. From its humble beginnings six years ago, it has grown to become a successful global cryptocurrency player with over 200 employees. The company offers bitcoin storage and transaction services like buying...
  8. Jamie McKane

    After the hype - What to expect from cryptocurrency in 2019

    After the hype - What to expect from cryptocurrency in 2019 After being the hottest topic in technology and business for over a year, the buzz around cryptocurrency has died out. Prices have crashed, GPU mining rigs are now worthless, and the collection of YouTubers and influencer "investors"...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency ICOs are alive and well

    Cryptocurrency ICOs are alive and well Checking for a pulse in the world of cryptocurrencies? Look no further than the ICO market. About 70 companies are holding token sales, and another 17 as of last week were planning initial coin offerings, where startups bypass traditional venture capital...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency investors turn to derivatives to survive the crash

    Cryptocurrency investors turn to derivatives to survive the crash Desperate to survive the collapse of their market, cryptocurrency diehards are reaching into the financial tool kit to raise some old-fashioned cash. They’ve begun selling derivatives linked to digital tokens to squeeze...
  11. Jamie McKane

    South African banks vs Bitcoin and Ethereum - Transfer times and fees

    South African banks vs Bitcoin and Ethereum - Transfer times and fees We recently covered how bank transfers can take over a day for South African banks to process, and if you wanted the transaction to happen instantly you need to pay an additional fee. International bank transfers are even...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency is over - Fintech leaders

    Cryptocurrency is over - Fintech leaders Crypto fever has truly broken. That was a big takeaway this week from the Paris Fintech Forum, one of the biggest annual gatherings of its kind in Europe. On Tuesday and Wednesday, about 3,000 entrepreneurs, investors, bankers, and regulators...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency fails fundamental tests - Expert

    Cryptocurrency fails fundamental tests - Expert Cryptocurrencies fail fundamental tests of financial services, according to Huw van Steenis, senior adviser to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. Van Steenis, who previously worked at Schroders and Morgan Stanley, joined the BOE last year, and...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency prices bounce back after massive drop

    Cryptocurrency prices bounce back after massive drop After one of the worst stretches of losses for cryptocurrencies on record, enthusiasts are taking comfort in a recovery in prices of digital assets including Bitcoin, Ether, EOS and Litecoin. “It seems as though there’s a broad crypto bounce...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Number of crypto users grow despite Bitcoin crash

    Number of crypto users grow despite Bitcoin crash It turns out that cryptocurrency enthusiasts were committed well beyond the HODL rallying call that urged them to hold on during this year’s digital-asset market collapse. The number of verified users of cryptocurrencies almost doubled in the...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency fans say price crash is a "bump in the road"

    Cryptocurrency fans say price crash is a "bump in the road" The future of cryptocurrencies will entail greater regulation, more involvement by large institutions, lower volatility and greater integration with traditional assets. That’s according to panelists at the Bloomberg Crypto Summit held...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Floyd Mayweather paid $300,000 to endorse fraudulent cryptocurrencies

    Floyd Mayweather paid $300,000 to endorse fraudulent cryptocurrencies DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC) for failing to disclose that they were paid to endorse fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs). The SEC said that these are...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency losses approach $700 billion as crash continues

    Cryptocurrency losses approach $700 billion as crash continues The great cryptocurrency crash of 2018 is heading for its worst week yet. Bitcoin sank toward $4,000 and most of its peers tumbled on Friday, extending the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index’s weekly decline to 25 percent. [Bloomberg]
  19. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency-related shares plummet as Bitcoin falls

    Cryptocurrency-related shares plummet as Bitcoin falls Shares of several cryptocurrency-related companies in Asian markets fell Thursday, following earlier losses among U.S. names after Bitcoin led a sell-off in digital currencies. Monex Group Inc., which owns the Japanese exchange Coincheck...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Cryptocurrency poised for major rally at the end of 2018

    Cryptocurrency poised for major rally at the end of 2018 The cryptocurrency world is stirring. A technical indicator for an index tracking some of the largest digital currencies suggests the crypto industry could be poised to break out of its recent malaise and rally at year end. [Bloomberg]
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