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Europe gives Microsoft browser rivals a lift

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

ZA Tech Show: Episode 102

We’re in our new studio space this week, echoes, unpainted walls and all. Brett Haggard, Don Packett, Duncan McLeod and Simon Dingle are your panel this week. We discuss Cell C, in-flight Wi-Fi and much more

ZA Tech Show: Episode 101

Two first-timers join the ZA Tech Show panel this week: stand-up comedian and co-founder of Thunk! Perspective Lab, Don Packett, and chief technology officer of the Johannesburg…

Duncan McLeod
A race for smarties

Operating systems were all the talk last week at Mobile World Congress, the cellphone industry’s annual confab in Barcelona. Apple, Microsoft, Google, Nokia and others are engaged in a battle over whose software will run the next generation of smartphones

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Mobile World Congress 2010 – day three overview

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

Matthew French
Throwing out the Windows desktop

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

ZA Tech Show: Episode 98

Gartner analyst Will Hahn returns to the show this week, joining Brett Haggard, Duncan McLeod and Simon Dingle for a chat about Telkom’s recent Sat-3 troubles, interconnection, mobile data, Microsoft vs Google vs Apple and much more

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Zain CEO Saad Al Barrak calls it quits

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.

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