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Apple to end music restrictions

Apple Inc has agreed to start selling digital songs from its iTunes store without copy protection software. At present, most music downloaded from Apple’s iTunes store can only be played through an iTunes interface or iPod. The new agreement with Sony BMG, Universal, and Warner Music will end digital rights …

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Ghana’s NCA readies for cross border networking

Joshua Peprah The National Communications Authority (NCA) says it is putting in place measures to ensure effective cross border telecommunication networking in the sub-region to enhance trade and investments. With Ghana on a quest to become a financial hub in West Africa and having secured an offshore destination status, mobile …

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Vodafone, Orange in cost cutting agreement talks

The UK’s largest telecommunication company and majority shareholder in Ghana Telecom, Vodafone is considering an agreement with Orange, another mobile phone service provider in the UK that could make the two companies share technology, engineering and maintenance costs, the Guardian newspaper has reported. The two telecom companies already share costs …

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Vodafone introduces new product in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana Ltd., has introduced a new product targeted at educational institutions and remote communities in Ghana. Vodafone, a British registered company acquired 70 per cent shares in Ghana’s national telecommunications provider Ghana Telecom in June 2008. The product, S-Link system is aimed at providing easy accessibility to communication for …

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US Digital TV transition program runs out of cash

The Feb. 17 transition from analog to digital television broadcasts looms and as many as 8 million households are still unprepared, but the government program that subsidizes crucial TV converter boxes is about to run out of money. People who still rely on analog TV sets to pick up over-the-air …

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Crime to boom as downturn blooms

With the economic downturn affecting every corner of the globe, it is perhaps no surprise that it is likely to affect hi-tech criminals over the next 12 months. In contrast to many ordinary people, hi-tech criminals are likely to see opportunities to prosper rather than suffer in the downturn. So …

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Gold Fields gives computers to GNA

Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFL) has donated two computers, three printers and accessories worth 5,000 Ghana Cedis to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to enhance the work of the Agency. Dr. Tony Aubynn, Head of Corporate Affairs and Social Development GFL, who presented the items, said he recognized GNA as …

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Ghana to have Telecoms Chamber soon

Mobile telecommunications operators in Ghana would soon establish a Telecoms Chamber in the country, industry players have announced. In a statement released to the media, the mobile telephone companies say as part of the National Accelerated Development plan for the communications sector in Ghana, the sector has been liberalized and …

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Ghana’s growing mobile phone industry – any health implications?

Introduction Do mobile phones really cause cancer of any kind? Is their use in any way connected with the occurrence of diseases such as leukemia and impotence? Ghana’s mobile phone industry is growing fast.  Records available from the National Communications Authority (NCA) show that mobile telephony in Ghana has exceeded …

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Why Windows 7 will hit the shelves in 2009

Windows 7 will hit store shelves sometime next year. And if I had to guess exactly when it would happen, November 2 would be my answer. Yes, I know that Microsoft has said that it plans on releasing Windows 7 by early 2010 and there has been no confirmation on …

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