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English South AfricaTech News · InvestingAuthored by Ciaran Ryan
Blockchain is transforming everything we know about ownership. This is the killer use case for blockchain - establishing title to property and, with that, the ability to transfer and trade property rights. It's a fascinating world we are about to enter, explains Steven Sidley, author of 'It's Mine: How the…
If Nikolai Tjongarero of EasySats meets someone unfamiliar with bitcoin, he gives them the two-minute elevator pitch and buys them a beer, paid, of course, with bitcoin. He's making tons of happy friends and winning them over to bitcoin in the process.
Kgothatso Ngako dropped out of university to translate bitcoin educational literature into indigenous African languages. Now he has come up with a way for people without smart phones, internet or a crypto account to own and store bitcoin.
Between four and six million Bitcoin have been forever list because the owners lost their passwords or threw away their hard drives. Brandon Sylvester of Sanlam Trust explains that few people realise that cryptos are not automatically passed on to beneficiaries on death. That's a huge potential loss.
Erik Hersman, co-founder of Gridless Mining, explains how the company is using spare power from independent power producers in Africa to set up bitcoin mines, and explores whether private solar power in SA can be turned to profit.
Glenn Jooste, founder of Bitcoin Ubuntu in Swellendam in the Western Cape, explains how you can now live and thrive in Bitcoin-only economies. Going off the financial grid is fast becoming a reality, and communities like Bitcoin Ubuntu and nearby Bitcoin Ekasi in Mossel Bay, and Bitcoin Witsand are taking…
Thomas Pays, founder of Ozow, explains how the company acquired eight million customers in a decade, challenging even Capitec's blistering growth, and how 'open banking' - incorporating crypto payments - is the wave of the future, allowing third parties the ability to access financial data, simplify transactions and massively increase…
Rob Brine, director for cyber and intelligence solutions at Mastercard, explains how the card company successfully fights off 200 cyber attacks a minute and whether cryptos as a payments mechanism come anywhere close to traditional card payments for something as simple as a cup of coffee.
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