Crypto tax evaders be warned: Sars is coming for your bitcoin profits

During a recent panel discussion at the 2021 South African Institute of Taxation (SAIT) Tax Indaba, crypto assets, and the taxation thereof, once again came up as a sensitive topic among industry professionals. The five members present for the Read more

OVEX first SA crypto OTC exchange to be audited by Mazars

OVEX, which boasts South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency over-the-counter (OTC) desk, now has a fully audited balance sheet.

The audit was done by leading international audit, tax and advisory firm Mazars and means you can rest assured that your cryptocurrency Read more

South Africa seeks R400-billion of finance for shift from coal

South Africa is seeking cheap finance for more than R400-billion of electricity infrastructure as part of its plans to move away from heavily polluting coal, a senior presidency official said on Thursday.

Through a funding facility backed by rich Read more

Could Facebook’s new name be Meta?

A report that Facebook plans to change its corporate name has prompted a flurry of online speculation as industry followers rushed to register their guesses.

Suggestions on Twitter included simple ones like “FB” and a return to “The Facebook”. Read more

A bitcoin ETF: What does it all mean?

Last Sunday, it was confirmed that the Securities and Exchange Commission in the US would not block the very first bitcoin-based ETF from beginning trade.

This is a hugely significant announcement for crypto investors and likely a watershed moment Read more

China says ‘hypersonic’ object put into orbit was space vehicle

China said the mystery object launched into space earlier this year was a reusable space vehicle, describing a more innocuous incident than a report over the weekend that Beijing sent a hypersonic missile into orbit.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Read more

Rain comes out guns blazing against Telkom in spectrum fight

Rain CEO Brandon Leigh

Wireless broadband operator Rain has sprung to Icasa’s defence in the communications regulator’s legal showdown with Telkom over temporary spectrum.

TechCentral has learnt that Rain filed papers in the high court this week warning that Read more

The most powerful space telescope ever built launches this December

The James Webb Space Telescope was specifically designed to detect the oldest galaxies in the universe. Nasa/JPL-Caltech

 

Some have called Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope the “telescope that ate astronomy”. It is the most powerful space Read more

Dell Technologies commits to driving South Africa’s ICT agenda

Doug Woolley

With digital transformation being a major area of focus for businesses and government in South Africa, Dell Technologies has reinforced its commitment to advancing the country’s ICT agenda. Dell Technologies Forum South Africa 2021 will be held Read more

Cell C chops ad hoc data prices – 3GB for R85

R85 is now well entrenched as the headline price for 1GB ad hoc prepaid data in South Africa, with Cell C on Wednesday saying it has cut its rate to that price, matching recent cuts from rivals Vodacom and Read more