After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java
The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.
Crypto exchange iCE3X probes Bitcoin, Litecoin discrepancies
The company suspends Bitcoin and Litecoin withdrawals with immediate effect, pending the outcome of a full investigation and reconciliation.
Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown
SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
Eswatini becomes Africa’s first to join Trump’s ‘Clean Network’
The US and the kingdom commit to safeguarding each country’s national security by excluding high-risk digital equipment suppliers.
Nigeria suspends sale, registration, activation of new SIM cards
The move is expected to impact SA’s MTN, which is the leading mobile network operator in the west African country.
Ex-Luno developer launches SA-based Bitcoin exchange
Leon Kowalski, a former software developer at Luno, is establishing his own Bitcoin trading platform called Cape Crypto.
MTN, Vodacom brands are the most powerful in Africa
MTN is Africa’s most valuable brand, with a value of $3.3 billion, while Vodacom is the continent’s strongest, with a score of 89.5 out of 100, says Brand Finance.
New York-based Digital Currency Group snaps up Luno
The SA-founded crypto exchange has been acquired by Digital Currency Group, a global enterprise that builds, buys, and invests in blockchain companies.
COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies
Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.