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Microsoft to buy Minecraft creators

Microsoft Corp is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular “Minecraft” video game, The Wall Street Journal said, citing a person with knowledge of the matter

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How to protect your private data online

Recent hacks exposing nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities are prompting calls for people to fortify their online accounts with a second layer of security

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What do FNB and Microsoft have in common?

Progress bars. Much to the hilarity of geeks all over South Africa

the company logo of Baidu can be seen on its headquarters located in Beijing March 24, 2010. REUTERS David Gray

Baidu bags Microsoft executive

A top Microsoft executive in China has left to work for internet search giant Baidu, a spokesman said Monday, in another setback for the US-based firm’s China ambitions

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Microsoft Lumia 930 price in South Africa

The Lumia 930, which is running Windows Phone 8.1, is now available in South Africa

Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Lumia 820 and iPhone 4 smartphones

Microsoft unveils new Lumia smartphones

Fresh from acquiring Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft unveiled the first of its new range of Lumia smartphones on Thursday, priced to challenge a market dominated by volume leader Samsung and Apple Inc

Microsoft logo on HQ building

Microsoft under more scrutiny in China

The head of the Chinese government agency investigating Microsoft for alleged monopoly actions said the probe includes the way the US technology giant distributes its media player and browser

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Windows 9 coming soon: report

The Verge and ZDNet have reported that preview versions of what will likely be called Windows 9 are expected to launch in a few weeks

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Opera takes over Nokia browser building

Norwegian software maker Opera has signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft’s Nokia mobile phone unit

South Africa Internet

South Africans: victims of Internet apartheid

South Africans are suffering because of a lack of locally hosted services by big international firms, writes Ronald Bartels

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