Saturday, August 18, 2018

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BlackBerry Services Will be Terminated in U.A.E. & Saudi Arabia

Keeping national security as prime concern, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) has announced today that BlackBerry's Email, web browsing and chat services will be terminated inside the country very soon. Within hours of such announcement Saudi Arabia also has joined the row and declared the suspension of BlackBerry services in the country. Since India shares the same mindset with UAE & Saudi Arabia over BlackBerry's operational model, there are high chances for India to take similar action towards RIM ( BlackBerry).

Cloud Computing – 10 Web Operating Systems

Cloud Computing Web Operating System. A Web Operating System is a Web platform which allows the user to use a virtual Desktop through a web browser rather than using any particular local operating system.

Can Cloud Computing drive the economic growth ?

Can Cloud Computing drive the economic growth ? Yes, according to an annual study commissioned by Savvis Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. 68 percent of IT and businesses decision makers feel that the flexibility of cloud computing could help organisations recover from the current global economic slowdown.

Cloud Computing : A New Buzz in IT Industry

Cloud computing is one of the most talked about topics in the industry today. In general terms, cloud computing is delivering hosted services over the internet. Shared resources, software, and information are provided on demand just like an electricity grid. The name cloud computing was inspired by the cloud symbol that's often used to represent the Internet in flowcharts and diagrams.

Infosys to Track Employees Activities on Social Networking

Infosys Technologies ( NASDAQ : INFY ) has planned to launched a Social Networking Policy for all of its employees across the globe. This policy will protect the interest of company for any valuable information leaking or any personal attack towards company management through social networking websites like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc.

The format Wars (Media) – Part 3

In my previous writeups on the format wars, all the competing formats that I have talked about have eventually gone the way of the dinosaurs. In this section however, we tackle the topic of the most recent format war between 2 competing high storage optical media. The tech blogosphere was abuzz about this fiercely competetive duel in the mid 2000s and it is fairly recently that a victor has emerged. Yes, we're talking about the now legendary Blu Ray vs HD DVD battle.

The Format Wars (Media) – Part 2

If you think audio formats has had it’s share of format wars it pales in comparison with their equivalents in the video world. In terms of video media, the technology transition has also followed a similar curve when compared to its audio siblings

Now Ride a Flying Car !

A car that also doubles up as a plane will soon be a reality. Massachussetts-based company Terrafugia has developed a car-plane and plans to deliver it to its customers by the end of 2011. Called the 'Transition', the car-plane recently cleared a major hurdle when regulator Federal Aviation Administration granted a special weight limit exemption to it, the company said.

Top 50 Great Places to Work in India

As per the latest 2010 survey conducted by Great Place to Work Institute India, in partnership with The Economic Times for ‘Great Places to Work’, Top 50 companies in India have many new entries this time. Unlike few International brand names, many local & Indian based companies beaten MNCs and established itself as one of the best companies to work in India

Future of Check Deposits

Internet Banking is doing wonders. People are gradually following the trend of NetBanking even. Despite of all there are many countries and large number of customers who still rely on check transactions. Imagine a situation when you have to deposit a check and you get stuck in some conference, college, office or with other commitment. Now deposit the check just by single click.

Awesome Tool to Speed Up Your System Boot, Fix System Slowdowns

Soluto bills itself as an "Anti-Frustration Software", and it's not hard to see why—it tracks all the applications in your system boot process, and tells you exactly which ones are slowing you down. Once you've installed the software and rebooted your PC, Soluto springs into action, tracking every single process that runs during the boot process, and then allows you to easily drill down into the list of processes to see exact times for each one.

Future of Mobile Device chargers !

Imagine a situation when your mobile devices i.e. Mobiles, Cameras, Laptops are indicating you about theit critical battery position and you are runing from pillar to post for an electronic switch to charge them back. Now you really dont have to care about all these things as you have now mobile charger available...A Future of Mobile Devices Charging.

5 million downloads for Skype iPhone 3G app

Nearly 5 million consumers have downloaded a Skype Web telephony application that launched Sunday, allowing users of Apple Inc's iPhone to use privately held Skype's service over the cellular network for the first time, Skype said on Wednesday

Futue of Bus Stops !

Tired of wondering when your ride will arrive? A virtual imagination on how the Eyestop could forever change that waiting game for the better. A mix of smooth steel, clear curved glass and technology, this artful creation from the minds at MIT Media Lab could make your ride a little easier by telling you how many minutes until you can board, the fastest route to your destination and more.

IBM spreads Malware-stuffed !

IBM has apologised after supplying a malware-infected USB stick to delegates of this week's IBM AusCERT security conference. The unlovely gift was supplied to an unknown number of delegates to the Gold Coast, Queensland conference who visited IBM's booth. Big Blue does not identify the strain of malware involved in the attack.

UK's National Grid shortlists Infosys, Mahindra Satyam, Cognizant for $250-mn deal

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.

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