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Vodafone to open 24 new stores in franchise expansion

Vodafone plans to expand its retail presence with the opening of 24 new high street stores in premises that were previously vacant. The Newbury-based operator is expanding its franchise programme, inviting local entrepreneurs to manage stores with no up-front costs involved. Franchisees will be provided with devices to sell and …

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Oracle to open more data centres in UAE and Saudi Arabia

Oracle is planning to open three more data centres in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries by next year in a bid to up the game against Amazon Web Services. The US software giant is planning to open one more data centre in the UAE, likely in Dubai, and two …

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Microsoft is bringing its exFAT patents to Linux and open source

In a move that will likely please the open source community, Microsoft has announced that it is making its exFAT patents available to Linux and open source via the Open Invention Network (OIN). After years of using its patents to profit from open source products, the software giant has had …

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