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/ 9 April 2008

More honours for Thought Leader

Hot on the heels of winning blog of the year at the SA Blog Awards, the <i>Mail & Guardian Online</i>’s <i>Thought Leader</i> has been named an "official honoree" by the Webby Awards, alongside blogs by CNN, CBS News, the <i>New Yorker</i>, CNBC, the <i>New York Times</i>, <i>Time</i> magazine and the Observer Media Group.

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/ 13 January 2006

Time up for camera film? Nikon focuses on digital

Nikon, the iconic Japanese camera maker, has put another nail in the coffin of traditional photography with plans to stop selling most of its film models in favour of hot-selling digital cameras. Nikon said it will end production of all but two of its eight single-lens reflex analogue models and axe all of its non-digital compacts, signalling the end of its more than 50 year history of selling film cameras.

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/ 26 September 2005

Sony slides as market gives thumbs-down to revamp

Sony shares tumbled almost five percent on Monday as investors fretted that with a big loss looming this year, a plan to overhaul the struggling Japanese electronic icon may not be radical enough. Sony fell by as much as 4,8% in early trade as dealers gave their first response to the restructuring plan, which was announced after the close of trade on Thursday ahead of a long holiday weekend.