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Redefining Rugged In Notebooks

12/10/2007
Worldwide notebook PC sales have finally exceeded desktop PC sales with more than 100 million units sold this year. Taking your notebook with you when you travel allows all of your computing resources to go with you from home to work, to use while waiting on a flight at the airport as well as on a flight and in a hotel room. You use Wi-Fi at home, the office, and at a hotspot, and then wide area wireless (Post a Comment

Why Verizon Wireless Opened Its Network

11/28/2007
A few years ago, I attended an analyst meeting at Verizon Wireless. One of the analysts asked about the future of adult content in mobile data services. There was a hush over the room -- you could hear a pin drop. Then CEO Dennis Strigl hesitated and said, "That will never happen while I'm CEO. It's our network and we plan to supervise everything that runs on it that we feel is in the best interest of our subscribers." Why did Verizon Wireless change course?

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