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Didata goes shopping in Silicon Valley

Dimension Data is diving head first into the cloud. The SA-headquartered company, which was acquired last year by Japan’s Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) Corp in a R24,4bn all-cash deal, has bought OpSource, an

Intel eyes broadband boom with Altech deal

Intel Capital, chip maker Intel’s investment business, on Thursday said it would invest US$5m in JSE-listed technology group Altech in a move it is describing as a way of tapping into the broadband boom taking place in Africa

Intel arm invests $5m in Altech

Intel Capital on Thursday announced it has reached an agreement to invest US$5m in JSE-listed technology group Altech. It is the first investment in SA by Intel Capital, the investment arm of US semiconductor giant Intel. The agreement, which remains subject to

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Is Apple running out of juice?

The keynote address by Apple CEO Steve Jobs at this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco was distinctly underwhelming. Is the world’s most valuable technology company running short of groundbreaking new ideas?

TalkCentral: Episode 36 – ‘New beginnings’

The public holiday madness is finally behind us and the technology news is flowing thick and fast. In this week’s episode, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones look at an exciting new television venture, VOD:TV, launching in SA on

Intel claims biggest chip breakthrough in 50 years

Intel, the world’s largest manufacturer of microprocessors that power computers, has taken the wraps off what it is describing as the most radical shift in semiconductor technology in more than half a century. The “three-dimensional” technology, based

End of Wintel era signals new approach

Computer companies are freeing themselves of the “Wintel” (Microsoft-Intel) paradigm that dominated the industry for the past 30 years and, in the process, are opening up opportunities for new product

Intel bets big on mobile

Chipmaker Intel believes it is well positioned to compete in the mobile and tablet markets, despite the resignation this week of its senior vice-president and GM of its ultra mobility group

Big business to police technology vendors

A consortium of IT professionals representing global big business have formed an alliance to find a way of bringing cloud computing into the business environment in a more structured way that prevents lock-in to any one computing supplier.

MTN joins Intel in Africa WiMax push

The world’s largest chipmaker, Intel, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Africa’s largest mobile operator, MTN, to extend its African reach. Intel GM for sub-Saharan Africa Jacques van Schalkwyk says the agreement will result in Intel working with MTN to bring low-cost WiMax modems and computer equipment in markets where MTN has deployed WiMax networks.

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