Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix to hold a 24-hour online Q&A session

Zimbabwean Cryptocurrency exchange Golix has announced that it will be holding a 24 hour Q&A session on Reddit, one of the leading platforms for conversation and discussion in the cryptocurrencies space. Golix says it will use the “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) marathon to keep its customers updated on its ongoing projects. The session is set […]

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Opera introduces bitcoin mining protection script on its mobile browsers

Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, have become a hot topic and, with their surge in value, so has the mining for new coins, known as cryptocurrency mining. While some use their own data centers, many web developers are increasingly using people’s computers and smartphones for this – often without their consent. The phenomenon is estimated to be […]

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Addressing Financial Inclusivity through Digital Democracy: Is Bitcoin the digital version of gold?

Financial inclusivity is a pre-requisite for building any economy, none more so than in Africa. Acknowledging the role Fin-Tech is playing in redefining financial boundaries and opportunity, AfricaCom 2017 has added a specific track focusing on Africa’s financial digital fluency.  Debuting this year at the continent’s single largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms […]

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Zcash Fever: Criminals Exploiting Users PCs to Make Profits Mining Cryptocurrency

At the end of October, the new cryptocurrency Zcash was launched. It is positioned by its creators as a more secure alternative to Bitcoin. Soon after the launch, the price of Zcash coins skyrocketed, followed by a spike in the installation of the application used to generate Zcash on personal computers. In many of these […]

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