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Admire Moyo

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's senior news journalist.

Kirsh's acquisitive trail continues

28 Jun 2016GDS is complementary to Tritech Media's recently launched lead generation technology, FetchThem, says William Kirsh, CEO and founder of Tritech Media.

Hot on the heels of two recent acquisitions, the entrepreneur buys into big data and lead generation company, Geospatial Data Solutions.

SA's appetite for online sports betting grows

27 Jun 2016There are currently four major players with substance in the sports betting market in SA: ClickaBet,, SportingBet and Sunbet.

While the country forbids online gambling in other verticals, more locals are placing sports bets online.

GE unveils R500m innovation centre in SA

27 Jun 2016The centre is the 10th GE Innovation Centre globally and the first innovation centre for GE in Africa.

The facility aims to drive innovation in Africa for Africa through supporting skills and SME development.

IPv4 addresses hit the black market

24 Jun 2016IPv4 is still popular because it routes most Internet traffic today despite the ongoing deployment of successor protocol IPv6.

Cyber crooks set up shell companies to hoard address space for spamming or to sell.

SA's supercomputer ranks 121

24 Jun 2016Lengau, Setswana for cheetah, is Africa's fastest supercomputer and second fastest in the southern hemisphere.

Africa's fastest computer system, Lengau, receives international recognition on the computing TOP500 List.

SA trials satellite-based marine vessel tracking

23 Jun 2016The South African Maritime Safety Authority carried out sea trials designed to support long and short range small vessel tracking.

The authorities aim to make it easier to locate vessels, particularly artisanal fishing boats, if they are involved in an accident at sea.

Local execs taken to task on IT security

23 Jun 2016Our greatest vulnerability is that cyber threats are moving faster than our defences, says Word Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck.

Most South African organisations believe C-level executives should be held accountable for data breaches, a survey finds.

IBM off the hook in apartheid litigation

22 Jun 2016The federal appeals court says IBM and Ford could not be held liable for the actions of their South African subsidiaries during the apartheid regime.

The US Supreme Court rejects an appeal to hold IBM and Ford liable for perpetuating racial segregation in SA.

SA venture capitalist lands Bitcoin Foundation hot seat

22 Jun 2016Llew Classen comes to the helm at a time the Bitcoin Foundation is facing financial challenges.

Llew Claasen has been appointed executive director of the advocacy group at a time it is fighting to remain relevant.

IBM's 3D-printed self-driving bus hits the road

21 Jun 2016Passengers will be able to interact conversationally with Olli while travelling from point A to point B.

The electric vehicle, dubbed 'Olli,' integrates with IBM's supercomputer Watson.

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