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Will this quantum breakthrough save Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency?

A new computer breakthrough may only save Bitcoin and cryptocurrency from powerful quantum machines that have the potential to violate public key cryptography. Researchers are following the development of a new measure called lattice-based cryptography that promises to make crypto-technology more “quantitative secure”, reports MIT Technology Review. Lattice-based cryptography can neutralize the massive computing power of quantum computers by hiding …

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SA’s gold industry is slowly dying for several years. Platinum may be next.

A miner handles a piece of raw platinum ore. South Africa’s platinum industry has reduced spending over the last decade on mines, which account for 75% of global platinum supply. Producers are delaying their decisions to invest in new mines, just as the country is struggling with the biggest economic contraction since the Great Depression. Wind power from rising palladium …

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Nokia will avoid US-China policy – New CEO

Nokia Oyj CEO Pekka Lundmark said that the Finnish network manufacturer plans to stand ready from geopolitics as the technology industry is increasingly driven into trade and political conflicts. Lundmark, who took the chewing gum in Nokia on August 1, finds his footing in a tense situation that causes China – and Nokia’s rival Huawei Technologies Co. – moves against …

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Windows, Gates and a Firewall: Microsoft’s Sensitive Castle in China

Photographer: Mark Kauzlarich / Bloomberg Microsoft, which is in talks to buy part of the Chinese video app TikTok, is one of the few US techies that has succeeded in China. The software giant has kept its operations alive in the country by following strict local laws, despite the communist nation’s extensive censorship. Here are some key points about the …

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Daily Lotto results for Saturday 8 August 2020

Are you ready for the Daily Lotto draw on Saturday, August 8? It’s another chance to find out if you’re one of South Africa’s latest winners of the Daily Lotto. If you’ve decided on Phanda, Pusha, Play, you might just hit gold here. Let’s look at the jackpot and good luck! Daily Lotto Jackpot for 08/08/2020 is estimated at R400 …

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Lotto and Lotto Plus results for Saturday 8 August 2020

Are you ready for the draw for Lotto and Lotto Plus on Saturday 8 August? This is another chance to find out if you are South Africa’s latest millionaire overnight. If you’ve decided on Phanda, Pusha, Play, you might just hit gold here. Let’s look at these jackpots and see what’s between you and your millionaire status overnight. Good luck! …

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Malawi’s Chakwera Engages Telecommunication Billionaire Over Cheap Internet | Malawi 24

President Lazarus Chakwera has held talks with Strive Masiyiwa, a Zimbabwean telecommunications billionaire, over cheap internet in Malawi. Masiyiwa is the founder of Econet Wireless, which he launched in 1998 in Zimbabwe. According to the new Forbes website, he also owns just over half of Liquid Telecom, which provides fiber optic and satellite services to telecom companies in Africa. Chakwera …

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Shift forces the woman to sell illegal liquor to pay bills

By Sameer Naik 3h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare Johannesburg – * Candice Smith turned to selling alcohol during the lockdown after she was fired from her job in the entertainment industry. “When the alcohol ban came into place, I knew there was an opportunity for me to make some money. After I lost my job, I had to pay …

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