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New Report calls for major overhaul of cyber security

Cyber security is one of President-elect Obama’s many concerns when he becomes president next month A new report issued by the Center for Strategic and International Studies urges President-elect Barack Obama to create a new White House department aimed at protecting U.S. cyber interests from hackers and other foreign agents. …

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Ghana’s low internet penetration, high cost and national growth

Introduction About a year ago, precisely on September 10, 2007 I wrote an article on the above subject drawing attention to the issue of high cost of the internet in Ghana, which was published elsewhere. In that article I emphasized on the need for government to act in concert with …

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Apple sees 300 million App Store downloads

The App Store has been an undeniable hit, as iPhone and iPod Touch users have downloaded mobile applications at a rapid rate. Apple announced Friday it has had over 300 million downloads from its App Store, a whopping total considering the store opened only five months ago. The news came …

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How SMS technology is changing lives in Ghana

Kwesi Ben lifted his handset and as he did he stretched his neck and looked intensely at the screen of the cell phone he was clutching. His eyes looked so intent as though he wanted to see through the screen. A few seconds ago, the cell phone had beeped. He …

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