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  • Microsoft vs. Google ‘search biasing’ – expert reaction

    March 31, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    Microsoft has accused Google of biasing search results on its internet search engine Google.com in the European Union, where Microsoft is struggling to gain market share, despite the incorporation of the tools from the formerly Norwegian headquartered FAST...

  • Social media a “must have” for IT service desk

    March 31, 2011 • EnterpriseComments Off on Social media a “must have” for IT service desk

    In a new report issued by Ovum, The Applicability of Social Media for IT Service Management, the independent technology analyst claims that IT users will increasingly view “social software” as a must-have. This comes as demand for support of bring-you-own...

  • Android to drive doubling of smartphone market by 2016

    March 24, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Android to drive doubling of smartphone market by 2016

    In their most recent report on the smartphone market, Ovum has predicted that the market will double in size by 2016, with shipments reaching 653 million units in the next five years. In Smartphone Forecast: 2011 – 2016, the telecoms analyst anticipates...

  • Has Mobile TV lost the plot?

    March 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Has Mobile TV lost the plot?

    The rapid adoption of smartphone technology offers many new opportunities for the consumption of new media forms. Mobile TV is one of those promising market for broadcasters to capitalize on, but there are still significant barriers to making mobile...

  • SA firms missing opportunities in global software testing market

    April 30, 2009 • EnterpriseComments Off on SA firms missing opportunities in global software testing market

    South Africa needs to move faster to seize opportunities in the rapidly expanding global computer software and systems testing market, currently worth about $56bn annually...