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WikiLeaks and Mirrors

Let’s put WikiLeaks into some sort of perspective. In the UK from the 1960s onwards Private Eye became a satirical magazine beloved across the political spectrum from left-wing revolutionaries and anarchists to right-wing Bonapartists and Monarchists alike for its scurrilous,

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Net Neutrality

The net neutrality issue has raised its head again, and this time Asia is getting involved in the debate. the best cigars According to Verizon (November 2010): “A key reason why the FCC doesn’t consider the activities of those who

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Broadband Wireless Access in Asia Pacific: From Opportunity to Profitability

This paper does not dispute the ongoing central importance of the network operators and their ability to command revenue on a utility model basis. write an essay online However, this model cannot deliver strong margins indefinitely. Differentiating the value of

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ICTs Post-recession

As the global economy slowly pulls itself out of the greatest recession since the Second World War, the role of ICTs has transformed the critical relationship between technologies and business operations. For decades professors at universities and business schools taught

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Mobile Banking in Indonesia: Assessing the Market Potential for Mobile Technology to Extend Banking to the Unbanked and Underbanked (Final Report)

Mobile Banking in Indonesia: Assessing the Market Potential for Mobile Technology to Extend Banking to the Unbanked and Underbanked (Final Report) A study for the IFC, supported by AusAid.   Executive Summary In Indonesia, a large percentage of the population

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Will Obama Have to Give Up His Blackberry?

Next time President Obama visits the Arab Gulf States, he can leave his Blackberry at home. Because of its unique P2P security protection which allows neither RIM nor the carrier to read the content of a user’s communication, the Blackberry

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Content Factories and The New Media Model

Google has recently patented an algorithm that identifies search subjects that are under-represented on the Web. For companies such as Demand Media this could spell trouble. Demand Media uses similar algorithms to identify topics for its small army of freelance

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The Changing Face of TV

The famous off-hand remark by Lord Thompson of Fleet who in 1960 described his Scottish TV station as a “licence to print money” became a defining moment in the history of the business of TV. As sources of news and

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Spectrum liberalization

A presentation by John Ure to the IET-OFTA Asia Pacific Radio Spectrum Conference 2010, Hong Kong 8th-9th April 2010 Downloads 2010-04_TRPC_SpectrumLiberalization_presentation.pdf blackberry spying software zp8497586rq

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Boxed-in

Singapore is the latest to face the problem that is technically referred to as ‘conditional access’, meaning the conditions that apply to allow someone to access their favourite TV show. Free-to-air, no problem. Want a single cable TV or IPTV

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Access Price Benchmarking for APCC

Access Price Benchmarking for APCC – a study produced for the Asia Pacific Carriers' Coalition (APCC) loans online Executive Summary 1. This report follows similar APCC Access Benchmarking reports in 2003 and 2006. This report covers 14 economies, two more

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Cloud Computer or Pie in the Sky?

Sometimes the headline occurs to the writer before the story, which is usually not a good sign for what is to follow. But cloud computing does seem to beg more questions than answers at this stage, so whether it remains

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Macro-Economic Effects of Telecoms Reform

Presentation by Prof John Ure to the APEC Economic Committee, Hiroshima, Japan 25 February 2010 microsoft office cheap Downloads 2010-02_TRPC_MacroeconomicEffectsOfTelecomsReform_presentation.pdf

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The meaning of Google vs. China

Cyber attacks are becoming more common, or at least are receiving more public attention. They range from the loan hacker to the highly organized and orchestrated. Google’s problems in China are in that sense just the most public to date.

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Separation: Will It Work?

Building high speed broadband networks (HSBN) has become a signature theme of national information infrastructure policies around the globe. The Asia Pacific is not short on the issue. Japan and South Korea have long vied to become the most connected

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