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How Amy Hood helped reboot Microsoft

Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of school, and new hires are taking selfies outside in front of a big Microsoft logo.

It’s Amazon vs Apple in race to $1-trillion

In the battle for the first company to reach and sustain US$1-trillion in stock market value, don’t count out a come-from-behind victory. Apple has had a lock on its spot as the world’s most valuable public

Google also wanted to buy GitHub

Microsoft agreed to pay US$7.50-billion for GitHub earlier in June, but it wasn’t the only interested party. Google was in the running too, according to Diane Greene, head of the company’s cloud arm. “I wouldn’t

Altron buys iS Partners for R225m

JSE-listed technology group Altron has acquired Microsoft partner iS Partners in a deal worth R225m. The acquisition is subject to Competition Commission approval. Altron CEO Mteto Nyati said the deal gives

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