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Latest update : 2013-04-04

Smartphone 4Afrika

US President Barack Obama is expected to issue an executive order designed to heighten cyber-security standards, while the EU is releasing its own directive on network and information security. In this show we explain the reasons for these measures. Plus: in Test 24 we introduce you to "Huawei 4Afrika Windows Phone". The smartphone is part of Microsoft's 4Afrika initiative that will bring $75 million to the continent.

By Anelise Borges , Joanna COCKERELL

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