Computer News - In Brief

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- Ian Gilfillan is heading up a group of Cape Town free content advocates that have launched a bid to host Wikimania 2008, the annual conference of the Wikimedia Foundation, the organisation behind Wikipedia.

- South African payment gateway service, MyGate, have developed a service that allows e-commerce merchants running Linux to access credit card security services that were developed for Windows platforms.

- Tarsus Technologies has announced the signature of a distribution agreement with Logitech, making it the brand's fourth 4th distributor in South Africa.

- Serge Ntamack, Microsoft told a local newspaper in Cameroon that 84% of the software used in the country was pirated.