Here Come The Hell's Nerds

DESPITE LOTS OF HIGH-octane hype, sales of wireless handheld communicators--such as the Apple Computer Inc. Newton--have never gotten out of first gear. So Motorola Cellular Service Inc., which makes the Envoy communicator, came up with an idea: Why not attach the gizmo to a Vespa scooter and, as a spokesman puts it, "expose it to a new audience."

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