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Month: December 2006 (page 2 of 4)

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How to become a billionaire !!!

Extracted from Ravi ‘s Blog

Some time ago, I saw the Forbes’ rich list. It has always been wonderful to read about the successful juntas across the world. I explored web world to find out some facts and trivias about these billionaires. I picked names of the top 200 guys, and I couldn’t stop my analytical skills to get something interesting facts that was unknown to me before

Wo aur koi nahi ,Sachhe DOST kehlate hai…!!!

Jiski stupid bate bhi lagti ho cute ,
sachha lagta ho jiska har jhooth ,
jiske saath ladte hue bhi aa jae smile ,
copy karte hai usaki har style ,
har baat par usako hazaar nakhre dikhate hai aur
problem me ja kar uska hi sar khate hai ,

Wo aur koi nahi ,Sachhe DOST kehlate hai…!!!

Kolhapur likely to be next big IT destination

With a strong presence in the sugar, engineering and textile industry, Kolhapur is now keen on becoming an IT destination as tier I cities reach saturation point.

The city’s members of the Promoters and Builders Association of Kolhapur (PBAK) along with Software Technology Park of India (STPI) are developing 80 acres for IT parks and have an additional 100 acres of land available for companies interested in developing their own campus.

Besides, the various stakeholders like the Shivaji University, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Nasscom and government officials, including the municipal commissioner of Kolhapur are supporting the venture.

Over the last 12 months six companies have set up operations in the STPI incubator and now employ over 230 people….

Read More @ Business Standard

Kerala school bags TCS IT Wiz trophy

Ack:- Hindu Businessline

Kerala’s Pallikoodam School was declared the national champion of TCS IT Wiz 2006, in which over 8,000 students from 535 schools from eight cities across the country participated.

Mikhail Jacob and Joseph Sebastian from Pallikoodam School walked away with the TCS IT wiz National Winner trophy, closely followed by Nikita L. Mehta and A.K. Somaiah from St Judes Public School, Kotagiri in Ooty, as runners-up in one of India’s largest inter-school IT Quiz, a press release from TCS said.

Opera Browser Adds Phishing Protection

Opera‘s new antiphishing feature is called Fraud Protection and is designed to provide real-time detection of suspected fraudulent sites.

The new Fraud Protection feature extends the original antifraud capability first seen in Opera 8. That feature sported a security information field to help determine if a site was mimicking a trusted and verified site.  …

Read More @ CIO Today

Indian `inbox` clogged with spam

Every 27th email in an Indian’s inbox contains a virus, trojan or other form of malware, making our country continually the hardest hit in terms of virus activity. 

The seemingly innocuous spam, however, which continues to account for roughly 70 per cent of all e-mail messages on the Internet (over 90 per cent of people in India receive spam) is a bigger threat, indicates a recent report by security firm MessageLabs.   …

Read More @  Business Standard

One criminal gang involved in half of phishing attacks

Expert says Romanian “Rock Phish” gang responsible for half of worldwide phishing attacks 

Over half of phishing emails in the world are thought to come from just one criminal gang, according to a security expert.

Ken Dunham, director of the VeriSign’s security research unit iDefense Rapid Response Team, said that the gang, called “Rock Phish”, is “likely responsible for 50 percent or more of current phishing attacks today.”  …

Read More @  IT Pro

IBM to open islands in 3-D fantasy world

IBM Corp is launching an ambitious marketing campaign in the hip virtual worldSecond Life.”

Big Blue has developed 12 “virtual islands,” and most will be open to anyone with a Second Life account starting next week. Other areas will remain private haunts for about 800 IBM employees – including the CEO – who have cyber alter-egos.

Second Life is a subscription-based 3-D fantasy world devoted to capitalism – a 21st century version of Monopoly that generates real money for successful players. More than 1.95 million people worldwide have Second Life characters, called avatars.

At any given time, 10,000 or more avatars may be logged onto Second Life, socialising by instant messages or engaging in virtual pastimes such as flying, dancing, gambling or watching adult videos.

Second Life is notoriously buggy;……………………………….

For full text click here: Economictimes

Video of Sreesanth, responding to Andre Nel

This is Sreesanth, of India, responding to Andre (the Giant) Nel of South Africa by scoring a six and….. (more)

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