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Wireless internet for Northern Cape schools

South African TV ‘white space’ trial goes live

Microsoft has launched the implementation phase of the second TV white space trial in South Africa, providing wireless broadband over white spaces - unused channels in the broadcast TV spectrum - to four schools and a university in Limpopo province.

Bill Gates: Who says Africa will always be poor?

"Poor countries are doomed to stay poor." That's a myth Bill Gates passionately debunks. The founder of Microsoft and, today, co-founder – with his wife Melinda – of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates has released a letter that explains why pessimism about the future of poor countries holds back their development.

Empowering young people in SA

Brand South Africa, in partnership with Junior Chamber International (JCI), hosted the second Shape the Future forum on 13 September to discuss active citizenship amongst young South Africans.

Windows 7 goes African

Software giant Microsoft’s latest version of its Windows operating system, Windows 7, will be made available in 10 African languages, five of them official South African languages.

Fujitsu Siemens in BEE 'first'

Microsoft’s Africa innovation centres

Microsoft is to build four innovation centres in Africa - including two in South Africa - over the next two years. The centres will provide facilities and support programmes in innovation, intellectual capital, technology and business skills for both the public and private sector.

Boost for software development

Microsoft SA has announced that it will further invest in the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University to assist local software development companies in developing solutions for various sectors.

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Microsoft Windows in Zulu

Many South Africans will soon be able to use a computer in their home language for the first time. Microsoft has released an isiZulu version of its Windows XP operating system, with a Setswana version due in May and Afrikaans in June.
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Microsoft, SA push ICT access

Microsoft South Africa and the Universal Services Agency, an information and communications technology parastatal, and have announced a partnership to increase the number of South Africans with access to technology.
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Happy mice at Microsoft SA

It may be a case of when the cat's around, the mice still have whale of a time, if a 'best company to work for' survey for 2004 is anything to go by. The survey, conducted by Deloitte & Touche and the Financial Mail, has found that Microsoft SA rules the roost as far as employment satisfaction goes.


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