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Microsoft

  • Windows Phone 7, Kinect showcased at Microsoft Durban conference

    Over 2 500 IT professionals and tech-geeks from around South Africa and the wider continent have converged on Durban's International Convention Centre for the 2010 installment of the annual Microsoft Tech-Ed Africa conference. The conference, possibly the largest IT gathering in Africa, kicked off on Sunday evening with a keynote address from Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Worldwide Services, Norm Judah. Judah is no stranger to South Africa: He earned his first degree (in electrical engineering) from Wits University before heading abroad in the mid-70s. He has worked for Microsoft for the past 20 years, and has built an...

  • Kawasaki grills Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Vista

    Duncan Mcleod of Fm Tech pointed me to this funny interview between Guy Kawasaki and Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft. It's worth a watch, especially when Ballmer gets on his hands and knees during the interview, searching for the DVD drive on the Mac Book air. Ballmer also fields some tough questions about Vista. var vglnk={key:"cc324b6567a9637aa0ff15bc9564b2a5"};!function(e,a){var t=e.createElement(a);t.type="text/javascript",t.async=!0,t.src="//cdn.viglink.com/api/vglnk.js";var n=e.getElementsByTagName(a);n.parentNode.insertBefore(t,n)}(document,"script");