Here is a look at the technology behind Bitcoin and Ethereum and some ways their communities plan to address their respective problems this year.
Steam will no longer support Bitcoin as a payment method due to high fees and volatility in its value.
Luno recently told MyBroadband it was trading over 700 Bitcoin per day during November.
The price of Bitcoin has broken through the $4,000 mark, reaching $4,200 on 13 August.
Cryptocurrency mining in South Africa is gaining popularity, with an increasing number of users earning the likes of Ethereum and ZCash.
There is one big difference between gold and Bitcoin as an investment – gold has been a treasured commodity for a very long time, while Bitcoin does not have the same track record.
Sapphire has launched AMD Radeon RX graphics cards aimed at cryptocurrency miners.
BitMart CEO Jacques Serfontein told MyBroadband that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are becoming increasingly popular in South Africa.
This is why a new crypto-currency has replaced Bitcoin as the currency of choice for illicit purchases.
The University of Calgary has paid 20,000 Canadian dollars-worth of bitcoins to hackers after it was unable to restore the damage they caused.
Imagine being told that your wage was going to be cut in half. Well, that’s what’s soon going to happen to those who make money from Bitcoin mining.
Valve and payment-processing company Bitpay have partnered to allow users to load their Steam wallets with bitcoin.
Steam users will soon be able to buy games with Bitcoin.
Microsoft no longer accepts bitcoin as a payment method in its store on Windows 10 devices.
Sometimes being a pirate means you’ll have your booty stolen.
The digital currency can now be used to buy Xbox games and Microsoft apps