Nothing to see here folks.
Time to get your own puppy.
We have been lied to.
They were warned…
Stay on your toes, they are getting crafty
Establish trust and be very careful…
Who’s laughing now…
Art gone digital
PayPal rolls out “pay using crypto feature”. Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa continue to shun cryptocurrencies
We are getting left behind.
Bitcoin was able to crack the US$50K this week and that resulted in the total value of tokens in circulation having a market value of US$ 1 trillion
Bitcoin’s fourth quarter rally has stalled as the crypto’s price has fallen by 17%.
It took Bitcoin 10 years to cross the US$20K mark but the crypto has surpassed that and more as it now stands at US$32K as the surge continues.
Adult entertainment website Pornhub after being ditched by VISA and MasterCard is now only accepting payment in cryptos. What could that do the already climbing price of Bitcoin?
When the merits of cryptocurrencies are raised one point which is heavily stressed is the fact that these digital currencies remove the need for banks. Whilst this is attractive (more so if you’re Zimbabwean) very rarely do evangelists of cryptocurrencies speak about how the removal of financial institutions and by extension authorities meant to protect […]
If you thought the dawn of a new year would mean less animosity from governments towards cryptos, think again. Qatar has become the latest country to ban crypto trading. Qatar’s financial regulator – QFC (Qatar Financial Centre)- blocked trading of all crypto asset services: Virtual Asset Services may not be conducted in or from the […]
In August of 2018, we authored an article titled Bitclub Network Is Running A Large Scale Bitcoin Mining Pool And They’re Now In Harare. Invest At Your Own Risk. 15 months later, 3 men connected with BitClub have been arrested for allegedly defrauding investors out of US$722 million. A number of people in the comments […]
It’s been a pretty eventful week for Golix since we asked whether or not Golix had finally given customers access to their cryptos and fiat. That story resulted in a number of sources revealing to us information that the Golix CEO – Tawanda Kembo- refused to openly discuss with us despite reaching out to him […]
Researchers Working On Bitcoin Alternative That Uses As Little Energy As Sending Email To Do A Transaction
Despite offering a secure and decentralised alternative to other currencies, one of the downsides of Bitcoin is the vast amounts of power it consumes. Due to the large amount of electricity it requires to mine and complete transactions, Bitcoin creates a large carbon footprint. In the conventional Bitcoin model, someone wishing to make a transaction […]
Last week, a cryptocurrency whale (a collection of large scale Bitcoin owners) moved 94,504 Bitcoin, worth over one billion dollars. This huge number made cryptocurrency headlines, as investors and investigators speculated where the Bitcoin (BTC) came from and who owns it. According to Twitter-based Whale Alert, the transaction did not involve known wallets or those […]
You might have heard about Facebook’s grand plans for a global cryptocurrency – Libra. Whilst there is a lot of excitement surrounding this cryptocurrency, scammers are already coming out of the gate and claiming they will sell you the crypto, though it hasn’t even been launched as of yet. Fraudsters are creating fake websites that […]
Liberland has a passionate leader, a committed populace, a working draft of a constitution, and huge plans for what’s to come. Vit Jedlička , the President of Liberland, a small self-proclaimed microstate on a patch of land between Croatia and Serbia, is looking to use a new cryptocurrency called ‘Merit’ to underpin his vision for […]
EcoCash has warned users of fraudulent scammers exploiting investment schemes. We’ve all heard that if something is too good to be true, it probably is. Unfortunately, people still fall for schemes that promise quick and huge returns. The warning from EcoCash reads: Fraudulent Investment Schemes Beware of FAKE investment schemes operating in the market. Some […]
HTC has announced that you can now purchase its blockchain-powered Exodus 1 smartphone using your hard earned cash. Until now, the HTC Exodus 1 could only be bought using cryptocurrency but now it can be bought with U.S. dollars and other fiat currencies. The HTC Exodus 1 made its debut last year as “the world’s […]
So the crypto space has been understandably quiet of late. RBZ made sure they put an end to that earlier this year. In the world as well the first phase of hype has also died down. Bitcoin prices have now settled down as well and there’s generally less hype. Zimcoin is launching their own Bitcoin […]
Some of you may remember Study 263 -the remittance company that was making it possible to send money from Zim to SA or vice-versa using Bitcoin. They recently turned 1 this past weekend and they have been working on some interesting new packages to keep their business relevant. How did it work? Well Study 263 […]
One thing cryptocurrency enthusiasts usually forget to mention is the fact that blockchain-based currencies such as Bitcoin are disadvantaged when it comes to payment processing times. This is the real reason why even though Bitcoin (and other cryptos) made in-roads into the payments services they are still miles from being the go-to payment methods for […]
In January this year, Facebook banned cryptocurrency and ICO adverts on its platform. At the time Facebook cited that “there are many companies who are advertising binary options, ICOs and cryptocurrencies that are not currently operating in good faith.” At that time Facebook had said they would revisit the policy and I guess Facebook’s has […]
In a huge surprise move, The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (St. Louis Fed) announced that it is now officially tracking cryptocurrencies (cryptos) on their Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) platform. The St. Louis Fed is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up […]
Apparently, Apple is coming for cryptocurrency miners on both the iPhone and the iPad. The company announced a new update to its developer guideline where it said apps may not run on unrelated background processes, such as cryptocurrency mining. In the interest of all those who know little or nothing about how cryptocurrency mining works, […]