THE rapid change of technology means tomorrow's speedy computer is almost obsolete by the time we bring it home or deploy it in the workplace. Despite this, there is a growing awareness that to direct computing's future, its past must also be appreciated.
TOKYO One of the best ways to make money in recession-hit Japan is to lend it. Upstart consumer finance firms have made a killing recently, offering speedy collateral-free loans to individuals and smaller companies fobbed off by the nation's debt-ridden banks. The firms, many of them family
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TOKYO, THURSDAY After a day of uncertainty in Japan's fractious Diet and mounting concerns about the enormity of bad loans crippling the banking system, the unassuming leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Mr Keizo Obuchi, was formally elected the nation's new Prime Minister. Mr Obuch