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    Shuttleworth wins R250m court battle against Sarb

    October 1, 2014 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Shuttleworth wins R250m court battle against Sarb

    Mark Shuttleworth, a South African born IT Billionaire, has won his long standing court battle against the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb). Shuttleworth has been awarded R250m by the court of appeal. The court battle began when Shuttleworth attempted to...

  • Africa’s Top 20 Tech Influencers

    July 17, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s Top 20 Tech Influencers

    Africa’s technology landscape is vast and growing. It is ripe for expansion and is increasingly becoming an attractive environment for companies (local and international) to set up shop and invest. The people on this list have taken advantage of this growth...

  • Canonical launches Ubuntu for smartphones

    January 3, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Canonical launches Ubuntu for smartphones

    Canonical has announced a distinctive smartphone interface for its popular operating system, Ubuntu, using all four edges of the screen for a more immersive experience. Ubuntu uniquely gives handset OEMs and mobile operators the ability to converge phone, PC...

  • Africa Day dawns on new, connected continent

    May 28, 2012 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Friday 25th May marked Africa Day, the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and almost fifty years later there is a growing awareness of how far Africa has come in technology innovation, application and use, and...

  • Shuttleworth: Ubuntu coming to tablets and phones

    November 1, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Shuttleworth: Ubuntu coming to tablets and phones

    With the start of the annual Ubuntu Developer Summit in Florida in the US next week, South African developer of Linux’s Ubuntu OS Mark Shuttleworth, is expected to make a number of key announcements – most importantly the development of the OS for...

  • Rice-African partnership is open-education blockbuster

    November 10, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (4)

    Houston-based Rice University and South Africa, Cape Town-based Shuttleworth Foundation today announced plans to jointly develop one of the world’s largest, most comprehensive sets of free online teaching materials for primary and secondary school...

  • Mark Surman appointed as Executive Director of Mozilla Foundation

    September 17, 2008 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Mark Surman appointed as Executive Director of Mozilla Foundation

    The Shuttleworth Foundation’s open philanthropy fellow, Mark Surman will be moving to the Mozilla Foundation where he has been appointed executive director and will continue his work in open sourcing philanthropy. An international community and open source...