Browsing: Microsoft

Opinion
The developer’s conundrum

We’re a quarter of the way into 2011 and I am still a bit confounded about the direction I should be steering my development team here at Softline Pastel. It’s imperative that our business software remains at the cutting edge

News
DTI eyes R40bn from multinationals

The department of trade & industry believes it can generate as much as R40bn of investment into the country through “equity equivalence” deals involving multinational corporations that operate in SA

News
Microsoft takes wraps off empowerment deal

Microsoft SA will today, Tuesday, announce the names of four successful black-owned companies that will receive an investment injection as part of its black empowerment “equity equivalence” deal

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Nokia reaffirms commitment to Symbian

Nokia on Wednesday launched its new high-end business smartphone, the E7, in SA, and used the event to reaffirm its commitment to the Symbian platform. “There are 200m existing Symbian

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FNB pulls the plug on IE6

Internet Explorer 6 is the Web browser that just won’t die. The browser, which shipped with Windows XP in 2001, continues to be used by a substantial minority of Internet users

In-depth
Microsoft tries to bring back the cool

Can Microsoft undergo a dramatic transformation to make itself cool again in the eyes of consumers, or are old dogs just incapable of learning new tricks, asks Brett Haggard. With Windows dominating the desktop operating system market

Duncan McLeod
Nokia phones a friend

The intense competition and rapid innovation in the smartphone market have forced two of the industry’s biggest players to team up. Microsoft and Nokia last Friday

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