Web browsers Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome have all enjoyed a lift after Microsoft agreed to a European Union demand that the company give Windows users a choice of which browser they’d like installed as default. A settlement with the EU
Oh, the irony! Apple is one of the few companies in the mobile industry that doesn’t have a booth at Mobile World Congress, but its CEO has been named by the GSM Association, which organises the annual cellphone confab, as this year’s “personality of the year”. Other awards went to Research in Motion for its new BlackBerry Enterprise Server, to HTC
For people who don’t use Windows, the day that Microsoft’s grip on the desktop is broken can’t come soon enough. The reason is simple: the technical divide created by the dominance of one operating system means that people who choose to use something different face constant discrimination
The CEO of Kuwait-based pan-African and Middle Eastern mobile group Zain has resigned. “Saad Al Barrak has handed in his resignation to the chairman of the board and the chairman will present the resignation to board members to look into the matter,” Zain, also known as the Mobile Telecommunications Co, said in a statement.