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Nadella new Microsoft CEO, Gates steps down as chair

Microsoft has named company veteran Satya Nadella its next chief executive, with Bill Gates stepping down as chairperson to become a "tech adviser".

Going a bit (Micro)soft

Microsoft's glory days are behind it, and its days of making investors into millionaires are long gone, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Steve vs Steve: A tale of two CEOs

Few people can name the CEO of Toyota, or LG. But how many of us know who runs Apple? Most ordinary folks have no trouble naming him.

Microsoft chief under pressure in Lord of the Flies world

Steve Ballmer is a fighter, but he works for a ruthless capitalist in Bill Gates -- and now a Wall Street hedge fund manager says he has to go.

Bing to be default search engine on BlackBerry

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announced on Tuesday Bing search engine and maps would be the default service on BlackBerry devices.

Arm deal ‘will end Microsoft and Intel’s dominance’

Microsoft's decision to make its new operating system run on Arm chips will leave it playing catch-up in the growing tablet computer market.

Microsoft unveils new mobile platform

Microsoft unveiled a new mobile phone operating system on Monday as it seeks to regain ground lost to the iPhone and Blackberry.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.