20 Indian enterprises listed as ‘global challengers’

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20 Indian firms have been identified, in a list of 100 firms from emerging markets in a report of ‘BCG Global Challengers 2011′, as businesses that can challenge existing Fortune 500 firms over the next five years. These 100 firms, mostly from China, India, Brazil, Mexico and Russia, and for the first time four companies [...]

Hostizzle – Free USA VPN Service For Everyone With 100GB Monthly Bandwidth On 1GBps Port

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There are quite a few free VPN service providers but all of them have very restrictive limits on free accounts, Hostizzle is a new VPN service provider offering free US based IP anonymity service with a very generous quota of 100 GB monthly data usage on a 1GBps port. Using secure OpenVPN protocol with 1024-bit [...]

Efforts to salvage SmartCity Kerala

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Emirates 24/7 reports on the visit of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Governor Ahmad Humaid Al Tayer to Kerala in a last attempt to salvage the Smart City Kochi project. Read More The New Indian Express also reports on how the much-delayed Smart City Kochi project is finally seeing a ray of light as the state government [...]

Apple to begin production, iPad 2 in Feb, iPhone 5 in May

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The production of Apple iPad 2 is expected to start by February according to reports in Chinese media. Also, the production of fifth generation of iPhones is likely to begin by May. The new model of iPad is likely to come with features like dual-core processor, dual cameras and a USB and an SD port. [...]

Malayalam Wikipedia crosses one million edits

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Malayalam Wikipedia, the Malayalam language edition of Wikipedia, a free and publicly editable online encyclopaedia, has crossed the 10 lakhs (1 million) edits milestone on January 22, 2011. Malayalam Wikipedia is the first Indian language Wikipedia to cross this milestone. With almost 250 active editors, the Malayalam Wiki community continues to be one of the [...]

Google changes algorithm to check web spasm

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In an effort to reduce web spam in its search results, Google has updated its algorithms for its search engine. The move has come as a response to increased criticism of Google and its search engine results with the emergence of newer forms of web spam alongside traditional web spam. As a result of the [...]

Facebook Phones From HTC Coming Out Next Month

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There were rumors on the release of the Facebook Phone set to make a release soon. It just turned out that this rumor might very well be true as reports roll out of HTC in work to launch the same. The interesting bit here is that it’s not one phone that they are releasing. HTC in keeping [...]

Should India ban Facebook?

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The past few days have seen a lot of action on and off Facebook. A Kashmiri lad was arrested for creating an “anti-national” group on the social networking site. This was followed by a FIR being lodged by an IPS Officer against Facebook and the creators of the “I Hate Gandhi” group on Facebook. Cut to present, [...]

Google developer products – 2011

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As you can see on this page, Google has a full periodic table built out showcasing their APIs and developer products as of January 2011. Along the top are various categories that the APIs or products fall under. Included are: Mobile, Search, Gadgets, Data APIs, Social, Misc, Ads, Geo, Tools, and Chrome. Hovering over any of [...]

Internet Explorer 9.00.8073.6010 Leaked Screenshots

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Any new leaked build of Internet Explorer 9 makes news across blogsphere, unlike previous leaks after IE9 Beta brand new build “Internet Explorer 9.00.8073.6010” has not made it’s way to public but a Russian website Winreview.ru has leaked current screenshots showing notable UI changes. As evident from the screenshots the UI has sharper edges, the under-tab thick border is [...]

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