The blockade came after the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) directed Internet service providers to block access to social network site Facebook indefinitely on Wednesday because of an online competition to draw the Prophet Mohammad.
Google allowed its Big Cat out finally. The company made the announcement that everyone was waiting for — Google TV. While some glitches in the demo (with the Bluetooth keyboard) prevented it from being a “wow” moment, the implications are pretty clear what Google is going for. That is, the 4 billion TV users worldwide. Or rather, advertising to the 4 billion TV users worldwide.
Recently we heard that Rediff posted a net loss of $7.97 million for the year ended March 2010, as compared to a net loss of $11.26 million in the previous fiscal year. Revenues declined from $25.43 million recorded for the March 2009 ended year to $18.84 million in the 2009-10 fiscal year. During the March 2010-ended year, Rediff earned an interest income of $4.01 million.
A shocking report, revealed by the Beijing-based Horizon Research Consultancy firm, released at the second India-China Forum meeting in Beijing on Saturday. Survey conducted among Indians and Chinese. Outcome is quite unlike. Most Indians regard China as a friend and partner but China considers Pakistan a better one and place India next to US and Japan in a list of nations which they fear threaten their country the most, says the report. In sharp contrast, the Chinese believed Indians were not as diligent as they are. They believed most Indians are poor and many of them sleep on footpaths. The Chinese, however, considered rich Indians to be wealthier than their affluent people.
ET reported that UK’s National Grid, which manages the country’s natural gas and electricity networks, has shortlisted Infosys, Mahindra Satyam and Cognizant for an outsourcing contract, potentially worth up to $250 million.
Online Social Networking has had a significant impact on the lives of people by and large. It has transformed the way we connect and has propelled baby faced geeks like Mark Zuckerberg to the billionaires club. As we get used to this paradigm shifting movement, it is time to ask the following profound question :
AOL has sold the instant messaging company ICQ to Russian investment company DST (Digital Sky Technologies) for $187.5 million. AOL had acquired the Israeli startup in June 1998 for $407 million.
MONDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of four unhealthy behaviors -- smoking, lack of exercise, poor diet and substantial alcohol consumption -- greatly increases the risk of premature death, a new study has found. The study, published...