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Wait, what's that noise? It's HP's UK steamroller coming to a halt at last

HP's UK PC business has promised not to swipe sales from its resellers in the IT distribution channel following orders by CEO Meg Whitman. The US giant is keen to reclaim the worldwide PC sales crown from Lenovo but its performance in the channel is faltering and, simply put, not enough boxes are shifting. To reverse this, …
Paul Kunert, 18 Jul 2013

Increased cell phone coverage tied to uptick in African violence

The increasing availability of cell phone coverage in Africa is contributing to an increase of violence on that continent, a recent study contends. "Utilizing novel, spatially disaggregated data on cell phone coverage and the location of organized violent events in Africa," the abstract of the findings published in the …
Rik Myslewski, 18 Jun 2013
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iPhones will win the war in Afghanistan, says NATO chief

The head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, has said that progress is being made in the international community's battle against terror in Afghanistan - and that progress is being made by iPhones. Delivering a speech yesterday at the Brussels-based Security and Defence Agenda thinktank, …
Lewis Page, 27 Jan 2009
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US Navy also planning Cyberwar Command

Not to be outdone by the US Air Force with its "Cyber Force", the US Navy is now planning a uniformed cyberwar legion too. The dark blue nerd-force will be called the Naval Cyber Forces Command. Govexec.com reports on the naval moves, citing an internal document apparently passed to the news source by "an Air Force reader". …
Lewis Page, 14 Oct 2008

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