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Alistair Fairweather
Malcolm Gladwell vs social media

We human beings are an irrational bunch. When anything new comes along we tend to take one of three basic positions: deify, deny or demonise. It takes time for us to recognise the nuances that allow us to integrate this new force into our world view — be it a pop star, a politician, an idea or a

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Google takes aim at Facebook, Twitter with Buzz

Web search giant Google is a mounting a fresh assault on Facebook and Twitter with a new social networking tool, Buzz, that it plans to begin offering to users of its Gmail e-mail service over the next few weeks. Google has struggled to gain a strong foothold in the social networking space.

Gisèle Wertheim Aymés
What Twitter is teaching FNB

It’s early on Saturday morning and I’m trying to coax my eyes open. My BlackBerry has beeped at me and I can just make out through my hazy vision that it’s a message from RB Jacobs. As much as I would like to turn over and go back to sleep, I know something important must be happening on Twitter

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ZA Tech Show: Episode 91

Glen Verran, host of the ZA Show, makes his debut on the ZA Tech Show this week, joining Simon Dingle, Duncan McLeod and Brett Haggard. We discuss, among other things, podcasting in SA, FarmVille, Twitter’s waning popularity and the Nokia N900

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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

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ZA Tech Show: Episode 76

Duncan McLeod, Toby Shapshak, Brett Haggard and Simon Dingle are on the panel this week. They discuss District 9, the impact of piracy, Neotel’s NeoGo service, and much more…

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