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Admire Moyo

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's senior news journalist.

Project Isizwe, Zenzeleni make Mozilla's final five

18 Jan 2017The digital divide is a global problem which needs to be addressed using different solutions, says Katharina Borchert, Mozilla's chief innovation officer.

The local Internet connectivity projects have been recognised globally for their innovative ideas to narrow the digital gap.

Digital tech benefits elude SA constructors

18 Jan 2017There is a significant lack of education in terms of digital construction and building information modelling for complex building projects in SA, says BIM Institute.

The industry struggles to reap the full benefits of design software, data and analytics, 3D scanning, mobile solutions and automation.

Tech under spotlight as SA hosts world data forum

17 Jan 2017There are increasing new sources of data that are useful, says SA Stats statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Thousands of experts from around the world are in South Africa to find ways of using technology to capture data more accurately.

Eskom 'blatantly distorted' renewable energy costs

16 Jan 2017The initially high cost of wind and solar PV was necessary to bring SA to a point where they are now the cheapest source of new build electricity, say industry players.

Energy bodies come out in strong opposition to the power utility's claims that green energy posted a net loss of R9 billion in 2016.

SA channel explores 2017 minefield

13 Jan 2017The local channel business is upbeat 2017 will bring better prospects after taking a knock last year.

Although 2017 presents better opportunities, the industry is worried about currency fluctuations and political instability.

CSIR urges more transparency from Eskom

12 Jan 2017The CSIR methodology only measures the immediate fuel saving effect on the existing fleet, says Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz, head of the CSIR's Energy Centre.

To ascertain the contribution of renewables, the research institute challenges the parastatal to publish its hourly raw data on power system analysis.

CSIR urges more transparency from Eskom

12 Jan 2017The CSIR methodology only measures the immediate fuel saving effect on the existing fleet, says Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz, head of the CSIR's Energy Centre.

To ascertain the contribution of renewables, the research institute challenges the parastatal to publish its hourly raw data on power system analysis.

Microsoft rushes to fix botched patch

12 Jan 2017The Microsoft vulnerability was reported as remote denial-of-service.

The company addresses a vulnerability that left a considerable number of Windows users unprotected for more than two months.

Renewable energy posts R9bn net loss

11 Jan 2017From January to December 2016, Eskom purchased 6TWh of renewable energy from solar PV and wind sources.

In a period of surplus capacity, Eskom says green energy cost the South African economy billions in 2016.

Tech elites bank on Trump

10 Jan 2017US president-elect Donald Trump is set to take office on 20 January.

The sector believes the industry's best days are still to come and the incoming administration will be favourable.


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