Computer News - In Brief


- South Africa - As a special offer until 31 January 2012, Quark has announced that its current QuarkXPress customers can upgrade to QuarkXPress 9. The offer applies to all current and prior users on versions 3-7 for the standard upgrade price, which is typically applied to upgrades from version 8. The new version is said to advance the way designers work by adding new functionality that increases productivity and that enables the creation of content that can be published to digital devices.

- The implementation of test run of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s cashless economy which began in Lagos State on December 30, 2011, started on the first working day of the year 2012.