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Admire Moyo

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's business editor.

Ex-Square One bosses jailed for 25 years

17 Aug 2017Garth Coetser, Anton Meyer and Clifford Stevens were each slapped with a 25-year prison sentence.

Following protracted legal proceedings, Garth Coetser, Anton Meyer and Clifford Stevens have finally been sentenced.

Africa to benefit as satellites beam Bitcoin from space

16 Aug 2017Blockstream Satellite is the world's first public satellite service that allows anyone to operate and maintain Bitcoin nodes.

Blockstream unveils a service that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from space to almost everyone on the planet.

Naspers-owned PayU sees growth in SA

16 Aug 2017Karen Nadasen, CEO of PayU South Africa.

The online payments company quadruples the number of transactions it processes.

Sanlam eyes R100m stake in fintech firm

15 Aug 2017EasyEquities is a disruptive, technology-focused fintech company.

The financial services group looks to acquire a 30% stake in online investment platform EasyEquities.

CompComm is victim of laptop theft

14 Aug 2017Two laptops were stolen from the division that investigates cartel conduct.

The statutory body becomes the latest government entity to be burgled of laptops containing sensitive information.

Start-up eyes Africa's workplace collaboration market

11 Aug 2017C2Me is looking to disrupt the workplace collaboration market in Africa.

Johannesburg-based Connect-2-Me taps into IBM technology Bluemix and Watson as it looks to disrupt the market.

Mobile broadband subscriptions surge

10 Aug 2017ITU secretary general Houlin Zhao.

Global mobile subscriptions have grown over 20% annually in the last five years and are expected to reach 4.3 billion this year.

Ex-Square One bosses convicted in R216m fraud case

8 Aug 2017Garth Coetser, Anton Meyer and Clifford Stevens were convicted of fraud, forgery and money laundering.

Garth Coetser and his two accomplices are found guilty of defrauding SARS in a fraudulent VAT scheme.

Avaya SA upbeat as firm makes bankruptcy exit plans

8 Aug 2017Danny Drew, MD of Avaya SA.

The US-based company's subsidiary lauds the latest move to emerge from Chapter 11 following a deal with creditors.

Businesses bank on AI for digital transformation

7 Aug 2017AI-driven virtual assistants help businesses reduce costs by automating basic tasks.

Although artificial intelligence is still in its infancy, the technology is already driving digital transformation initiatives, says DiData.


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