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Microsoft goes DIY in tablet war

The battle for the tablet computer market became much more intense on Monday, with Microsoft breaking with its past approaches and announcing it was developing its own line of tablets, to be called Surface. The company offered a preview of a pair of tablets that it intends manufacturing itself

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While HTC suffers, Samsung soars

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has suffered a 25% fall in fourth quarter profits while one of its biggest rivals in the smartphone market, Korean electronics giant Samsung, has turned in a profit improvement of more than 70% for the same

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Google says ‘Hello, Moto’

Google on Monday said it was buying Motorola Mobility for US$12,5bn in what most analysts are seeing as escalation of the software patents war with Apple and Microsoft. But the acquisition holds both opportunities and big risks for the

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Demand for Nokia slumps among early adopters

BlackBerry’s popularity in SA is showing signs of waning, while consumer predilection towards Apple and HTC is skyrocketing. This is according to new research by BMI-TechKnowledge, which surveyed early adopters of smartphones. Nokia