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Garreth Bloor: Staff reporter
Garreth is an international journalist based in Cape Town. He has an Honours degree from the UCT Department of Film and Media Studies and served as a researcher in the department. After an active role in student media, he began at British Sky Broadcasting writing for Sky News and locally has served Avusa Media and a range of local and international publications. In 2007 he worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC and has to date conducted work on three continents, receiving a Culture of Enterprise Award from former US Attorney General Edwin Meese III for his work on “enterprise and a humane economy”. He has contributed to over a dozen South African publications, including exclusive interviews with political and business leaders and regularly addresses conferences at home and abroad. Garreth is passionate about the development of future journalists. In 2008 founded Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) at UCT, which currently runs an online platform for budding journalists, amongst the other initiatives.
  • Samsung launches an upgraded Galaxy Tab

    Samsung’s new version of its tablet computer with a larger screen of 10.1 inches has been launched. Four months after its first Galaxy Tab, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 uses the latest version of Google’s Android operating system. It weighs 599 grams and is just 10.9 millimetres thick. JK Shin, who heads Samsung’s mobile division, says they focused on "screen, speed and content" while developing the device. Samsung says the new tablet computer has more processing power than the original Galaxy Tab. It also has a bigger screen than the previous version. The company is targeting the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for people...