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The iPad 2 will be  thinner than even the iPhone 4. Image Credit: AppleSAN FRANCISCO — March 2, 2011—Apple® today introduced iPad™ 2, the next generation of its magical device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading ebooks and much more. iPad 2 features an entirely new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, while maintaining the same stunning 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen.

The IDEOS U8150 Android phoneKampala, Uganda March 2nd 2011 – MTN Uganda has signed up the first Android-powered mobile phone in Uganda; the IDEOS U8150, introducing the first and most affordable Android smartphone onto the Ugandan market, at what the company calls “rates that will allow even average users to take advantage of  the 3G+ data network”.

Android is a mobile operating system owned by Google, lauded in 2010 as the world’s best-selling smartphone platform.

Intel headofficeSANTA CLARA, Calif. - Intel Corporation on Monday announced the acquisition of McAfee, Inc. is complete.

McAfee will continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand. Intel and McAfee plan to bring the first fruits of their strategic partnership to market later this year, with the intent of tackling security and the pervasive nature of computing threats in an entirely new way.

mtnheadquartersSouth Africa’s MTN has been rated as Africa’s most valuable brand, according to Brandirectory. According to the company, MTN is valued at $4.7 billion, almost double its rivals on the continent, Vodacom, Orascom Telecom in Egypt, FNB and Standard Bank.

MTN’s Chief Marketing Officer Serame Taukobong says that the hard work and “concerted effort by the marketing team” has ensured the communities in which MTN operates have a “real affinity” with the brand.

Facebook has introduced several updates recentlyFacebook has been making a few changes to the way your newsfeed operates, some of which have been very visible. But it’s also made one change which you may have not even noticed, and might not want.

The visible changes are nice. For one, clicking on a picture now opens a pop-up rather than taking you to the page with that photo: nice for those like me annoyed they “lose their spot” and have to rescroll through previously read updates. Another is changes to the fan page design, which now mirror the look of profiles and gives Facebook a uniform design throughout.

Steve JobsLast month Apple announced that its founder, CEO, and resident ninja Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave of absence.

As soon as the news leaked, the tech world went bonkers over how Apple would fare without its super star chief exec at the helm.

Would Apple's image be tarnished? Could it remain as innovative? Would its value and stock share begin to fall?

Well, according to anew report from RBC Capital Markets and ChangeWave, Apple may actually have nothing to worry about, beyond Jobs' personal well-being.

New Apple Macbook ProsCUPERTINO, California—February 24, 2011—Apple today updated the industry-leading MacBook Pro family with next generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime® HD camera. Featuring the very latest dual-core and quad-core Intel Core processors, the entire MacBook Pro line is up to twice as fast as the previous generation.

Twitter for BlackberryRIM has launched a new update to Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones that adds features users have been asking for – including geotagging, which allows users to identify their location with their tweets; new language support; cleaner interfaces; new notifications and more. Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones v1.1 is a beta download available through BlackBerry Beta Zone (www.blackberry.com/beta).

iPad 2Apple today sent the news media an official invitation to an event that is expected to showcase the next iPad.

The e-mail said Apple would be holding an “invitation-only event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco on March 2.” Although invitations to Apple events are usually cryptic, this announcement was less subtle, as it shows a calendar page peeling back to reveal an iPad.

Affordable Windows-Based Email and Messaging Server Now Available with Wireless Synchronization, Security, IT Policy Management and Control Features for BlackBerry Smartphones Built In
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Grapevine, TX – Alt-N Technologies today announced the immediate availability of MDaemon® Messaging Server, BlackBerry® Edition – a new edition of the popular low cost Windows®-based MDaemon email and messaging server.