Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson is a tech and business reporter based in Africa, moving between the main continental hubs of Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town and Johannesburg. He writes for a variety of publications on numerous tech topics in Africa, and is co-founder of tech startups news portal Disrupt Africa.

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Philippines-based bitcoin exchange Coinage has graduated from the Boost VC accelerator program in Silicon Valley
Philippines Bitcoin Exchange Coinage Graduates from Silicon Valley Accelerator
Tom Jackson
2015-05-21T11:52:42+01:00
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Danish virtual currency bourse the Crypto Coins Exchange Denmark ApS (CCEDK) has announced a launch of its next-generation payment card - the Bitcoin Debit Nano...
Danish Exchange Unveils Next-Gen Bitcoin Debit ‘NanoCard’
Tom Jackson
2015-05-18T11:58:38+01:00
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South African payments gateway PayFast added bitcoin as a payment method on its platform, partnering with the BitX exchange and allowing buyers to make purchase...
Bitcoin Is ‘a Mechanism of Money Transfer Rather Than a Currency in and of Itself’
Tom Jackson
2015-05-15T08:11:06+01:00
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The newly patched “Venom” vulnerability in virtualization software is “perfect” for any organization targeting bitcoin wallets, private keys and forum passwords...
Patched ‘Venom’ Bug Said to Be ‘Perfect’ for Stealing Bitcoin
Tom Jackson
2015-05-14T17:30:00+01:00
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The cost of data breaches as a result of cybercrime will rise to US$2.1 trillion globally by 2019 as a result of the rapid digitization of consumers’ lives, acc...
Study: Cybercrime to Become $2.1 Trillion Market by 2019
Tom Jackson
2015-05-14T15:00:06+01:00
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The European Commission is considering imposing value added tax (VAT) on reward-based crowdfunding, which could force businesses to charge on the value of any i...
EU Commission Considers Imposing VAT on Crowdfunding Rewards
Tom Jackson
2015-05-14T10:41:41+01:00
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