This is the future: 10 new technologies Africa can use to leapfrog

2015-03-12 14:52

After centuries of lagging behind, Africa has a great opportunity to leapfrog into global leadership. A tech expert suggests 10 new technologies that can be applied.

Dangers of dating apps revealed

2015-02-13 14:42

Love might be in the air as Valentine's Day approaches, but so are cyber criminals intent on identity theft and access to your bank account.

IBM taps Martin Jetter to head global technology services

2014-11-04 14:00

IBM has named Martin Jetter as senior vice president and head of its global technology services unit, effective immediately.

Apple, IBM to reveal apps soon

2014-10-21 14:12

Apple and IBM have signed up about 50 initial corporate clients for software solutions and will announce the first batch of apps and software soon.

Ford, IBM apartheid lawsuit dismissed

2014-08-29 12:30

A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Ford and IBM of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa.

Apple, IBM team up on mobile for business

2014-07-16 11:45

Historic rivals Apple and IBM have joined forces to win over business customers by offering iPhones and iPads especially tailored to the corporate world.

IBM hammered on earnings slump

2014-04-17 10:51

IBM has reported a slump in first quarter earnings as the computer giant sees weaker hardware sales and focused more on services and the Internet "cloud".

IBM starts rolling out supercomputer in Africa

2014-02-06 19:35

IBM says it has started rolling out its supercomputer system across Africa at a cost of $100m and the project will take 10 years to complete.

IBM earnings send share price tumbling

2014-01-23 14:45

Investors have pummelled IBM after reporting disappointing sales and saying most of its 2014 earnings would come in the latter half of the year.

Apple fights for bigger slice of China's pie

2014-01-15 12:30

The world's biggest mobile network is ready to offer Apple's iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle.


The latest updates on the Biznews Global Share Portfolio

2015-02-24 07:36

Alec Hogg and Simon Brown run through updates of the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, run through Webtrader, for a look at how Biznews shares are performing.

IBM to launch Joburg inner-city research lab

2015-02-06 13:15

The computing company plans open its first research lab in South Africa in April 2015 and is committing R700m to technology research in the country.

Mobile app helps track Ebola epidemic

2014-10-27 20:03

A new mobile telephone-based mapping service has been created in a bid to track Ebola and better help communities hit by the virus in west Africa, says IBM.

IBM reports quarterly profit plunge

2014-10-20 14:45

IBM has posted a collapse of its third-quarter profits because of the $4.7bn cost of offloading its micro-chip business to GlobalFoundries.

BlackBerry stock falls after Apple-IBM deal

2014-07-16 18:12

Blackberry stocks have fallen sharply a day after the announcement of a landmark deal between rivals Apple and IBM to offer custom-tailored apps for businesses.

Ford, IBM face renewed apartheid-era suit

2014-04-18 07:59

Ford Motor and IBM will again have to face a US lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa.

SA computer students excel internationally

2014-04-14 14:53

Two computer students at Stellenbosch University have made it to the final round of an international competition.

Twitter buys 900 IBM patents

2014-01-31 20:03

Twitter has bought 900 patents from IBM and signed a cross-licence agreement.

IBM to invest $1.2bn in cloud services

2014-01-18 16:01

IBM plans to invest over $1.2bn to expand its cloud services operations.

Bank saves money on social media monitoring

2014-01-08 17:11

As a result of technology implementation Nedbank has reduced social media monitoring costs by over a million rand a year.

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