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  1. Artificial intelligence goes beyond the call of duty

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Margaret Chan

    ... Margaret Chan Get set to strap up those boots, tighten that buckle, grab your helmet and return to battle in Activision's Call of Duty 2, the sequel to 2003's best-selling personal computer action game developed by Infinity Ward. The original Call of Duty set a benchmark for portraying the chaos and intensity of war with lifelike authenticity in a video game. ...

  2. Little war gamers

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to 40. 'More parents are encouraging their children to play desktop war games so that they won't spend all their time alone in front of the computer,' says Au, who has been playing for more than 12 years. 'When you play a desktop war game, you are facing a real person as an opponent, not a preset computer program. You have to predict the next move of your opponent, ...

  3. Idioms

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... By Philip Leetch Up to speed Ask Mike. He's up to speed on computers. In other words, Mike is up-to-date on the subject of information technology. Are you up to speed on the deal? ... say to another: 'Do you really think he's up to speed?' This is a little vague and the interviewer is asking if the person is good enough and can keep up with the demands ...

  4. Soldier assassins

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to shock Jakartans, four men were paid just three million rupiah (HK$2,750) to execute computer company director Budi Hartono Angsono, by his former business partner and son-in-law, who had been ... the businessman as well as his personal guard, a member of the army's special forces. If three million rupiah is all it takes to pay some moonlighting soldiers to wipe out two people, what else might ...

  5. PLA secrecy 'bars civilian access'

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... me to join, because they know what kind of person I am. In the hacker's dictionary, there is no such word as discipline.' ...

  6. Access to data a matter for caution

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... encrypted BlackBerry messages to organise the mayhem. So the police demand is likely to involve RIM handing over personal data about suspected rioters- including their names, messages sent ... emergency. True, there is the suspicion personal data may be used to target dissidents and stifle free speech. But, these nations all have legitimate security concerns and do face terrorist threats. ...

  7. America's dream of bin Laden

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... person, delivering an important message on what appears to be 1970s equipment, want it to be of questionable authenticity, rather than loud and clear? The CIA and FBI have some nifty hi-tech gadgets. But are they aware that in the digital age, even ungifted amateurs can do some amazing things with video and sound on their home computers? Even bin Laden's horse could be turned ...

  8. The Hurt Locker

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... with little concern for personal safety or operational protocol. What follows is a string of vignettes during which his gung-ho veneer is peeled away, revealing the contradictions and torment tearing ... mesmerising, but also raises the question of why these scenes continue to enthral societies watching the war on their televisions and computer screens. The Hurt Locker opens today ...

  9. Abbas' forces on the rampage outside parliament, cabinet

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... windows of the parliament building before storming two cabinet buildings, where they smashed furniture, destroyed computers and tore up documents. No casualties were reported. Shooting in the air, ... he was kicked and threatened before he was released. Mr Abbas' personal guard protected Mr Rabei and nine other Hamas lawmakers. The rampage in Ramallah followed an attack by Hamas ...

  10. India's university students graduating to terrorism

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... the acts of terrorism, authorities have been surprised to find MDs, MAs and MBAs - doctors, chemical engineers, accountants, computer scientists, instrumentation engineers and multinational ... and worked as a product manager with a multinational company; Anwar Ali, 31, who has a master's degree in computer management and is suspected of planting a bomb on a suburban train in March; ...




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