ARTICLES RELATING TO COMPUTING

Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app

2015-02-12 09:03

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise.

Microsoft debuts hologram goggles

2015-01-22 14:21

Microsoft has unveiled headgear that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.

Intel CEO: Computing unleashed by wearables

2015-01-07 09:33

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has said that computing is being "unleashed" by the move to wearables.

Windows 8.1 finally overtakes XP in usage

2014-12-08 12:30

Slowly but surely, Windows 8.1 is gaining traction over older versions of Microsoft's near ubiquitous computer operating system, but danger lurks in Android's fast growth.

IBM taps Martin Jetter to head global technology services

2014-11-04 14:00

IBM has named Martin Jetter as senior vice president and head of its global technology services unit, effective immediately.

5 000 jobs on the line at Hewlett-Packard

2014-10-06 19:09

Hewlett-Packard would eliminate another 5 000 jobs as part of its turnaround plan after saying it would split into two listed companies.

App teaches pre-schoolers basic computer coding

2014-10-01 14:52

This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.

Microsoft CEO visits China amid monopoly probe

2014-09-26 12:36

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is visiting China as authorities probe the US technology giant for alleged monopoly behaviour.

Google quantum computing research gets going

2014-09-03 10:01

Google has said a research team led by physicist John Martinis will join the company to start a project to build new quantum information processors.

SA 'should move faster' on tech in government

2014-08-26 11:25

South African technology policy points the country in the right direction, but there is a lack of effective implementation, says an expert.

 

Pope: I'm a tech boob

2015-02-06 11:49

Pope Francis, who has called the internet a "gift from God", confessed that he is a disaster with technology.

Windows 10 weaves together devices

2015-01-22 08:27

Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on a coming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of internet gadgets.

'Growler' WD home server is a data saver - review

2014-12-22 10:56

While internet cloud storage is a brilliant idea in theory, the recent number and scale of data breaches gives one pause regarding how secure these platforms might be.

Asus unveils new laptop range in SA

2014-11-17 07:51

Taiwanese computer maker launches two new laptops in South Africa that offer increased security with a fingerprint reader and robust design.

Record sale for vintage Apple computer

2014-10-23 09:41

One of the first Apple computers ever built has sold in New York for $905 000.

Hewlett-Packard to split in two

2014-10-06 12:40

Hewlett-Packard plans to split into two companies as it looks to put more focus on the faster-growing corporate services market, says a report.

Microsoft boss promises full co-operation in China

2014-09-29 07:45

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has promised to co-operate fully with Chinese authorities in their antitrust investigation into his company.

Surprise as PCs make a strong comeback

2014-09-08 12:51

Computers are back, ending a long, spiralling fall for nearly two years.

China to investigate Microsoft IE, media player

2014-08-27 11:10

The Chinese government agency investigating Microsoft has said the probe includes the way the US technology giant distributes its media player and browser.

Ex Microsoft CEO Ballmer quits board

2014-08-20 14:12

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team.

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