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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 […]

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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 […]

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iCE3X, South Africa’s favourite cryptocurrency exchange, announced today that 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. Etsebeth (@etsebeth) was most recently Sybrin Systems where he led a unit of over […]

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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. Lightning is a decentralized network using smart contract functionality in the blockchain to enable instant payments across a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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2017 has been a bumper year for cryptocurrency, and from January to December there has been a massive surge in price, and along with it, every aspect of corresponding activity on cryptocurrency exchanges has increased dramatically. Bitcoin started the year at around $1000 and is currently around $17725, which is just over 1600% increase in […]

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