Joshua Benton - Analyst, Real Wealth and Managing Editor, South African Investor

What’s happened to Bitcoin?

You may be surprised to hear this but Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency is crushing it in 2023…A recent chart by New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) revealed the biggest crypto by market cap – Bitcoin – is up by 63%.And that was before the recent Bitcoin surge past $35,000.As I write this, Bitcoin is up over 100% so far in 2023…

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How Google is coping with DDOS cyber attacks?

Last week, Google announced it’s coping with one of the largest ‘distributed denial of service’ (DDOS) cyberattacks ever…A DDOS attack, allows hackers to bombard a site with information requests to try to overwhelm it and force it to shut down.This attack started in August and is still ongoing.Google isn’t the only major company that’s been hit with DDOS cyberattacks recently…

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Is this 162-year-old JSE stock’s dividend safe?

Since the JSE All Share Index hit an all-time high earlier in January, the index is down around 9%. As a result, many JSE listed share prices have also fallen.
Now, as you know, when a company’s share price falls, its dividend yield rises. That means, there’s quite a lot of JSE stocks sitting on high dividend yields right now. One of these high-yielders is a 162-year-old transport guru.

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Microsoft to go Nuclear!?

Nuclear is making a comeback as not only one of the cleanest forms of energy
but also one of the most efficient.

Microsoft thinks nuclear reactors are the solution to power its data centres and AI ambitions.

Recent reports revealed that Microsoft plan to use small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) to power their AI data centres.

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