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Duncan McLeod
Is Google bad news for news?

Is Google a friend of the media, or a foe that will undermine journalism? It’s a debate that’s been raging in media circles. But no-one has been able to agree: is Google bad news for the news business? Newspapers are in trouble, especially in developed economies. That much is clear. What’s open to debate is whether it’s the worldwide economic crisis that’s to blame or whether it’s more to do with newspaper readers abandoning newsprint for online news sources

Podcasts
ZA Tech Show: Episode 80

A gathering of three forms the panel this week as Brett Haggard, Ben Kelly and Simon Dingle discuss, among other things, Halo 3: ODST, new iPods and pricing, interconnection rates, Twitter’s avatar evacuation and Facebook Lite

Podcasts
ZA Tech Show: Episode 78

Duncan McLeod, Brett Haggard and Simon Dingle are in the studio (and via Skype) to discuss interconnection rates, Snow Leopard, Nokia World, Google Street View in SA, and much more

Podcasts
ZA Tech Show: Episode 75

Special guest Dwayne Bailey from Translate.org.za adds his voice to the show this week, along with regulars Duncan McLeod, Brett Haggard, Simon Dingle and, later, Samantha Perry

Podcasts
ZA Tech Show: Episode 74

In this episode our geeks are spread out across SA. Simon Dingle, Jon Tullett and Will Hahn are in Cape Town for Gartner Symposium 2009, Brett Haggard is in Durban for Microsoft TechEd and Duncan McLeod is in Johannesburg

People
Google’s Newton double-clicks on Africa

Stephen Newton has long known he wanted to live and work in Africa. The US expatriate, who recently took the reins as country manager at Google SA from Stafford Masie, says he has always had an affinity for the continent

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