SA companies lose on average R36 million every time they get hacked

2018-07-12 11:15

Cyber criminals appear to be winning the war of cyber security as they put South African businesses to the sword.

MTN and IBM harness smart collars to save rhinos

2017-09-19 21:02

Computer company IBM and mobile network MTN have collaborated to create smart collars that they hope will help stop the poaching of rhinos in South Africa.

Buffett cuts stake in IBM and shares slide

2017-05-05 16:22

Warren Buffett announced that he's sold about a third of the 81 million shares he holds in IBM, sending the stock sharply lower before the opening bell.

Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping

2015-11-26 09:48

Online shoppers are set too opt for smartphones over tablets and desktops this holiday season, according to a big data tool.

Hackers steal 1 billion personal data points - IBM

2015-08-04 13:16

Cyber crime is costing businesses a fortune as data leaks hamper business growth, says a study that seeks to quantify the losses.

IBM unveils 'breakthrough' computer chip

2015-07-10 09:38

IBM has unveiled a powerful new chip which the company says could boost computing power of 'everything from smartphones to spacecraft'.

Cost of data breaches increasing

2015-05-27 16:40

The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records.

Google: We're keeping Android safe

2015-04-10 09:42

Google is focused on keeping its Android mobile operating system secure despite cyber criminals' attacks on the platform.

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 pits computer against human debaters

2018-06-20 05:23

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.

Africa lags in ICT, not ready for 4th Industrial Revolution - report

2017-05-07 16:44

African countries are not equipped for a Fourth Industrial Revolution economy and even tech-savvy SA lags developed countries, says the Africa Competitiveness Report.

IBM says CEO pay is $33m, others say it's far higher

2017-04-24 16:04

When IBM shareholders gather on Tuesday, they’ll be asked to sign off on a $33 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty.

Companies are failing to prevent hacking - study

2015-08-21 15:19

Financial firms are more interested in mitigating cyber attacks than preventing them, a new survey has found.

Appeals court dismisses apartheid case against Ford, IBM

2015-07-28 10:20

A US court has declined to revive a lawsuit against Ford and IBM in which the companies were accused of aiding human rights abuses in South Africa decades ago.

Negligence the 'main reason' for cyber hacking

2015-07-10 06:45

Negligence has been cited as the key reason for cyber security breaches, new research shows.

IBM's Watson strives to be jack of all trades

2015-05-10 17:00

Watson already has won a major TV game show and is looking for a cure for cancer, including devising a recipe for chocolate-beef burritos.

How IBM is dealing with restless investors

2015-04-05 10:12

Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, sources say.

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.

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