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31Oct 2018
bitcoin birthday 2018

10 years ago today on October 31st, 2008 Satoshi Nakamoto announced the creation of Bitcoin in his technical white paper called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” to the cryptography mailing list. 3 Months later, when the Bitcoin network launched in 2009, very few people understood its significance. Today, a decade after the white paper […]

24Oct 2018
Earn bitcoin, accept bitcoin

Are you a bitcoin enthusiast who also has their own business, and / or charge people for your products and services? As an entrepreneur and bitcoin user, allowing customers the additional payment option of bitcoin when making payment is a great way to acquire bitcoin. HODL Merchant vs a Pass though Merchant A pass through […]

24Sep 2018
ice3x central banker

iCE3X, South Africa’s favourite cryptocurrency exchange are happy to welcome our new COO. Eugene Etsebeth, former Chairman of the Virtual Currency and Distributed Ledger Technology working group at the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), is joining iCE3X as Chief Operating Officer, effective 1st October 2018. Eugene Etsebeth Etsebeth (@etsebeth) was most recently Sybrin Systems where […]

07Sep 2018
Ligtning Network

The lightning network The lightning network is an off-chain layer2 network, that aims to scale the bitcoin network to be able to handle millions to billions of transactions per second, instantly, through the power of smart contracts. Nodes can connect to each other and form the Lightning network. Connecting to another node means opening a […]

31Aug 2018
Cryptocureency South Africa social media

We would like to connect with you easily and more often, online and in person, so we have been expanding our cryptocurrency reach and channels. We would love it if you joined us online and at social events to talk about bitcoin and cryptocurrency in South Africa. Our Cryptocurrency social media profiles: Join our Facebook […]

12Jul 2018
ice cubed exchange south africa

iceCUBED Cryptocurrency exchange in South Africa has been making vast improvements to its trading platform over the last year, making the exchange one of, if not the most advanced cryptocurrency platform in South Africa for traders. With a focus on traders of cryptocurrency, all the improvements have been based on the suggestions by the loyal […]

20Apr 2018
ID verification

When you first register on a bitcoin exchange, one of the first things you need to do is to verify your account. Many users are apprehensive about providing their identification documents and bank account details to an exchange and do not understand why this information is necessary. Limitations for new accounts Most cryptocurrency exchanges require […]

11Feb 2018
beware crypto scams

What is it about money that brings out the worst in people? There are countless get rich quick schemes on the internet, they have been around since before the internet, and will always be around. Since the invention of bitcoin, we have seen a massive surge in these schemes and scams that have really got […]