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Bitcoins - What are they and how do they work?

Lack of a physical currency involved in the case of bitcoins has been one of the reasons that makes it a little difficult for a newbie to understand the concept of bitcoins...

Issued by Akshar Inc 19 Dec 2017


Three advantages of accepting cryptocurrency at your business

There are several important advantages of accepting digital money for payments. Some of these benefits may seem simple while others may surprize you.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Sep 2017


Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme...

21 Apr 2017


Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015


Midas Awards reveals inaugural Brand Rankings Report

NEW YORK CITY, US: MasterCard, Absa, Citibank Top the List.

20 Jan 2015


Online dating services uses fake profiles

WASHINGTON, USA: A British-based online dating service admitted to US regulators that it created fake, computer-generated profiles to lure users into upgraded memberships.

30 Oct 2014


Credit card hacking is US's top crime fear

WASHINGTON, USA: Credit card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, far above being mugged or murdered, according to a Gallup survey released this week.

28 Oct 2014


Hackers targeting mobile phones for banking information

WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to access bank accounts of victims and steal their money, security researchers warn.

23 Oct 2014


Underground bank founder pleads not guilty

NEW YORK, USA: A man accused of founding an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered $6bn for criminals, including child pornographers and drug traffickers, pleaded not guilty before a New York court this week.

15 Oct 2014


iPhone 6 prototype selling for $99,800 on eBay

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Bidding for a rare prototype of Apple's new-generation iPhone 6 neared a whopping $100,000 on eBay, after the device appeared to have accidentally landed in a buyer's hands.

7 Oct 2014


PayPal to split from eBay

NEW YORK, USA: US online auction company eBay announced plans to spin off PayPal in a move designed to help is compete in the fast-moving online payments segment.

1 Oct 2014


Piracy thrives through Cloud services

WASHINGTON, USA: Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released earlier this week.

19 Sep 2014


Apple's encryption tool locks out governments

WASHINGTON, USA: Apple is rolling-out new privacy protection for iPhones and iPads, with a system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.

19 Sep 2014


Record demand for iPhone 6

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple said it had received record pre-orders for its new iPhone models, and that some customers will have to wait for the larger-screen versions of the smartphones.

16 Sep 2014

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