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Dell in talks to buy EMC

The world's third-largest PC-maker is reportedly in talks to buy the under-pressure data storage company.

A deal could strengthen Dell's presence among corporate clients at a time when Michael Dell has been trying to transform the company.


Absa to trial Visa's biometrics system

The bank will be the first locally to use Visa's specification to develop a proof of concept trial beginning later this year.


Nokia to dominate leadership after Alcatel deal

The network equipment maker will dominate the new leadership team once it completes its proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.


Aruba Networks bets on SA

As it merges with HP Networking after being acquired by the tech giant earlier this year, Aruba Networks focuses on SA.


Massive delay in identifying advanced cyber threats

The average time taken to identify DDOS attacks is 98 days for financial services firms, according to the Ponemon Institute Survey, sponsored by Arbor Networks. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited]


DiData invests in digital ambitions

Dimension Data Middle East and Africa establishes a digital practice, consolidating seven businesses.


Altron seeks agility after tough interim

Altech Autopage and Altech Node take a bite out of Altron's interim results for the six-month period ended 31 August.


Tech companies top global brands ranking

A report reveals four of the top five global brands are tech companies, with Apple being named top for the third time.


Tech firms evade billions in US taxes

The 500 largest US companies, including Apple and Microsoft, hold over $2.1 trillion in offshore tax havens.

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