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Microsoft South Africa, in partnership with government’s Jobs Fund, intends training more than 3 000 unemployed graduates over the next three years to allow them to find permanent employment in the country’s technology sector. Microsoft is investing R146m in the programme and the Jobs Fund

Fans of the open-source Firefox Web browser, developed by the Mozilla Foundation, have long enjoyed the “Easter egg” in the software that takes a dig at Microsof t and its browser, Internet Explorer (IE). Typing in “about:mozilla” in the address bar has always brought up some clever

Sidestepping the ZA Tech Show’s service provider’s best efforts to sabotage the new recording time, Brett Haggard and Steven Ambrose get together a day later than planned to discuss 4G/LTE on the iPhone 5, the launch of BlackBerry 10, Microsoft’s 4Afrika campaign

Microsoft is turning to Africa for future growth opportunities. As part of this new push, the US software giant and Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei are set to unveil a new, low-cost Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone aimed at the African market at events in Johannesburg

Huawei’s Windows Phone 8-powered 4Afrika smartphone, the first device to be launched under Microsoft’s new initiative to grow its presence in Africa, will cost less than US$200 (about R1 800 at the current exchange rate) and will go on sale in South Africa before the end of March