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// October 2007

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Not the way to attain standardisation

Microsoft is pushing the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) to approve OpenXML as a standard. The open source market is obviously opposed....

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Workspace secrets

In a brave new world of smart cars, smart phones, smart shopping trolleys and smart cards, the smart office was bound to follow....

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Material innovation

Chipmakers recognise transistor gate leakages as one of the most formidable technical challenges facing Moore`s Law, but Intel says it`s made a plan. ...

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Into the arms of success

Initial scepticism from others has driven Motorola`s regional sales manager Stephany Ogbonmwan to succeed in a tough business world....

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Technology extends a lifeline

International SOS relies on information technology to continue providing smart and efficient rescue and evacuation services to its members around the world....

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Security is as security does

The headache of optimising IT security is easily solved by making it someone else`s problem....

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No place like home

Mondial`s management team describes itself as incurable African optimists. They say South Africa is a spectacular place to be....

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Innovation SIMply pays off

Locally developed technology is making inroads globally. Tellumat is not only a trusted supplier of systems to local and international defence forces, but is making waves in the communications and manufacturing spaces too. ...

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A question of standards

The DTI is trying to stimulate the software development community in South Africa. A few projects are already off the ground....

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Public VOIP phones to hit the streets

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Playing the waiting game

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No going back

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Arivia.kom now up for grabs

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Africa`s dialogue on information ethics

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Use technology to alleviate poverty

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On the chopping block?

Unisys has gone from being number two to IBM in terms of revenue to becoming a potentially cheap acquisition target. Where did it all go wrong?...

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Real maturity beckons

Is cellular a mature industry in this country? Thanks to consistent growth, the cellphone carriers might think they`re mature companies, but they aren`t really....

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It`s not just the iPhone, stupid

The big problem with technology is that products are designed by technologists, but this is where Apple and Steve Jobs have got it right: its products are designed for people, making them inherently more desirable. And now they`re taking it to the next le...

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Go on, outsource it all

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Out of Arm`s way

Unlike many other home microcomputers of the ‘80s, the legacy of Acorn Computers is still with us: an ARM CPU sitting in most modern gadgets you`d care to name....