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February 2009


G-mail crashed!

google, cloud computing
February 26 , 2009

Leaving the users in the brim of anxiety, Google’s online e-mail service, Gmail, ran out of service, for several hours, on Tuesday morning. The error occurred for users worldwide. This is not the first time, but this episode was wide spread. British ...

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E- Governance To All


February 25 , 2009

Cochin: Government of India has announced its plan to set up more than 1 lakh IT enabled Common Services Centres (CSCs) with an aim of developing a platform that can enable Government, Private& Social sector organizations to work for the benefit ...

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Generation Next Savior!


February 24 , 2009

Cochin:Microsoft has launched a brand new website, Elevate America for improving the access to job training tools. The site aims to help individuals gain technical skills needed for acquiring jobs like how to use internet, send email, create a res...

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Another Fake!

photoshop, fake image
February 24 , 2009

These days no one would be ready to believe the saying that a camera never tells lies. With Photoshop, you can now manipulate any picture in your own way, to speak anything you want, and it needs a skilled eye to tell whether any of them is true. The...

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Tublr back-stepping – lifts ban on the critical blogs

blogs, comments, community, criticism, moderation,
February 24 , 2009

According to the reports from the Silicon Alley Insider, Tumblr, one of the much sought after blogging platform, is planning to revise their decision to shut down the five blogs that faced the criticisms of other bloggers. Eric Krangel from Silicon A...

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IE6 In Deathbed …


February 24 , 2009

In 2003, Internet Explorer enjoyed a monopoly of 95% of the market share. Since its inception in 2001, it has taken IE less than 2 years to become uncrowned king of World Wide Web. Reasons for IE’s unparalleled monopoly were many. It was free and un...

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Top Social Networking Sites In India.


February 23 , 2009

Marketing research giant, comScore Inc has recently released a list of top 10 social networking websites in India. It was found that the number of visitors to social networking websites has jumped from 10 million to 51 million visitors in last year a...

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Atlantis spotted

internet, atlantis, google earth
February 23 , 2009

The launch of Google’s much celebrated globetrotting software, Google Earth, followed the discovery of a treasure trove of odd findings, which include unique images of anthropomorphic landmasses and giant pink bunnies.But does that include the mythic...

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Red Hat & Microsoft Join Hands.


February 19 , 2009

Cochin: Red Hat Inc, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently announced in a press conference that in response to growing customer demand, it has signed reciprocal agreements with Microsoft so as to enable increased interoperatability f...

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A new era has begun!


February 19 , 2009

New Delhi: The Ministry Of Communication & Information Technology has announced has announced the launch of Center of e- Governance (CeG) to spread the awareness about e-Governance initiatives in India. The upgraded centre was opened by The Mi...

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Another innovation from Transcend!


February 18 , 2009

Cochin:Pioneer in digital storage industry, Transcend Inc announced the arrival of its new 2.5 inch portable hard drive, StoreJet 25 F in India. This new hard drive measuring around 113.8 mm x 80.9 mm x 15.9mm, is mainly intended for the use of busin...

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Twitter’s Twestival

internet, technology and society, social media, tipjoy, twestival, twitter
February 17 , 2009

Twitter, the San Francisco based social networking service, has started allowing people to post updates, or “tweets,” up to 140 characters in length. This is being adopted to organize a global fund-raising event called Twestival. The site has been co...

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‘TalkTalk’ remains silent

talktalk
February 17 , 2009

E-mails of the customers of TalkTalk broadband company have become inaccessible since last Friday. The issue began with a power outage at the server that the firm has at Manchester. Problems still continue as the firm has discovered that it has been...

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Insider attacks to go up

security breaches, insider attacks
February 16 , 2009

The top rated software makers have warned companies to anticipate a sudden increase in the “insider” security attacks, by the unhappy, laid off workers. Microsoft has said that these attacks will worsen with the ongoing layoffs. According to Microsof...

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iGoogle

personalization, iGoogle
February 16 , 2009

From the time when iGoogle was launched (two years back), the company has been receiving interesting stories about the interesting ways they use their personalized Google home page. Some have found certain gadget extremely useful where as the others ...

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Google does it again!

web development, Google mobiles, google
February 16 , 2009

The search engine giant, Google has launched a new service, Google Sync, in the market. Google Sync allows the users to automatically update dates, calendar & other contact information directly to mobile phones. For the first time in the history,...

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An external gamepad for iPhone

Iphone, gamepad
February 11 , 2009

Cochin - Innovations are ongoing in the field of mobile gaming, making it bigger and better day by day. User-friendly gaming handsets are being designed by the various companies, to meet the growing demands of people. As of now, one of the better gam...

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Facebook turns five

facebook, facebook birthday, facebook founded, mark zuckerberg, media news
February 11 , 2009

Cochin - This is the victory of a student who started a website, to stay in touch with his friends. Facebook, one of the top rated social networking websites celebrated its fifth birthday last week, making billion dollar business throughout the world...

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Another setback for Google!

flash, flash designing, web designing
February 11 , 2009

Google has recently announced that it has upgraded the Google search engine to index the text embedded within the Flash Action Scripting. This vague announcement from Google was received by much criticism in the web world.Some puzzling excerpts from ...

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Cochin port becomes India’s first ePort!


February 10 , 2009

Tata consultancy services (TCS), a leading IT services & outsourcing firm, has announced that ERP implementation of Cochin port is completed in record time, Cochin thus becoming country’s first ePort.This prestigious project named ‘e thuramugham’...

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Doodle 4 Contest – Make a colorful wish

doodle 4 contest, google
February 10 , 2009

Google has announced its second annual Doodle 4 contest in US. Google doodles are specially made logos that they usually use in their home page for holidays and other important events. Doodle 4 Google is a unique chance for children to have his/her a...

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Here is a little wizard!!!

Doodle Kids, Singapore
February 10 , 2009

Most of the kids of his age would go for papers and crayons while nine-year-old Lim Ding Wen from Singapore, enjoys a special canvas – his IPhone. Lim who is in fourth grade now, provides innovative applications for Apple’s popular IPhone. His newes...

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Facebook losing the friendly face

facebook, identity theft, atlanta
February 09 , 2009

Cochin – Facebook, one of the top rated social networking sites, is a popular way to reach out and be in touch with your dear ones, in the cyber world. But Bryan Rutberg, never expected the worst among the night mares, when he accidentally shook hand...

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Google brings e books to your mobiles!


February 09 , 2009

The search giant, Google has recently announced that it is making its vast online library of e books available in mobile phones. These new mobile editions are optimized to be read in small screen. The feature will be currently available on Apple i p...

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A boom in online sales


February 05 , 2009

Many of the top rated companies are experiencing an immense increase in online sales, as the cost – conscious shoppers have started thinking more about the conservation of gasoline, these days. The CEO of Nike, Mark Parker, addressing an annual meeti...

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Jail time for Google’s executives


February 05 , 2009

Four top executives of Google are facing trials since Tuesday, at Milan, on a serious criminal charge of uploading an offensive video that was posted on the Italian site of the company. This three-minutes cell phone video was posted in 2006, where fo...

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“This site may harm your computer”


February 05 , 2009

Every site that turned up in the Google search between 9.30am and 10.30 am on the 1st of February might have welcomed you with this erroneous message. It’s a very simple “human error” said the company officials and apologized for the inconvenience. G...

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Read your mails offline


February 04 , 2009

Here is an end to the biggest drawbacks of web based software that support your e-mails. Google has come up with its new technological innovation that helps you to read your mails offline, say while you are on an air plane or on a road without Wi-Fi ...

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$ 10 laptops on sale!


February 04 , 2009

$10 laptops, nicknamed Sakshat laptops are soon to be launched. Indian National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (ICT) announced that Sakshat model scheduled for display in Tirupathi has 2GB expandable memory, Wi-...

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Adobe Presents Life Cycle Developer Express


February 04 , 2009

Adobe systems recently announced the release of Adobe life cycle developer software express. This latest innovation is developed using Amazon elastic compute cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon simple storage service (Amazon S3) technologies. Vice presiden...

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Conficker Worms Infects Millions Of Computers Worldwide


February 02 , 2009

Cochin: Here is a word of warning for the net savvy’s. A new set of viruses are posing serious threats to the millions of internet users; presumed to be the first step of a multi stage attack. Even the world’s leading computer experts are in a state ...

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