Hearing looks at Internet name privatization plan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department will hold a Wednesday hearing on the government’s September deadline to give up control over Internet domain names, a schedule that some high-tech industry advocates say should be delayed.
Fred Garland referred me to Flock. It is clearly a nex-gen browser. The convenience of bogging and Flickr makes Flock vying for the default browser status. The Web snippet tool is useful but that’s the only tool available in the blogging window. You’ll have to make do with the default theme of the browser. It […]
Now that’s an offer one can’t refuse! MTNL is offering unlimited surfing for its broadband subscribers and for free.Â The offer is: no monthly rental,Â subscribers pay only for the data downloaded. MTNL plans to provide cable TV channels to its broadband subscribers — an issue that might raise the hackles of some in the […]
At 1.5 million subscribers this year up from a few thousands last year, broadband has seen a 600 per cent growth rate, according the Internet Service Providers Association of India. Dial-up users haveÂ also grown by 24 per cent to touch 6.9 million users. Net telephony is an attraction that is bound to see rapid […]
A disturbing part about the Mumbai terrorist attack was the “collapse” or jamming of the cellphone service. According to the Business Standard: “Net becomes the saviour as cell phones go blank“. The report says: “The clogging of telephone networks â€” both mobile and landline â€” during the hours of crisis in Mumbai led to an […]
According to a report in the Business Standard: “Yahoo and MSN Instant Messaging (IM) users from India and 14 other countries will be able to invite and chat with each other beginning today.” Good news!
This is something very inspiring. K.T. Jagannathan’s report in the business page of The Hindu say that Cognizant Technology Solutions has formed a digital media centre of excellence. High sounding, but it means the company will focus on developing tools for the new media market. I guess you can’t expect these to be available in […]
According to hardware industry association MAIT, PC sales in India crossed the 5-million mark. What’s significant about the report is the growth of PC sales in smaller towns. The growth rate is 35%. According to the news report in ET:”Aggressive pricing from brand players cannibalised the market for assembled personal computers.” The desktop PCs had […]
A Reuters report by Jeremy Pelofsky says: “The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee approved sweeping communications reform legislation on Wednesday that would make it easier for telephone companies like AT&T Inc. to offer subscription television to consumers.But the panel narrowly rejected attempts by some lawmakers to strengthen safeguards on Internet service, which had pitted high-speed Internet, […]
Parks Associates, a U.S. market research organisation has researched on digital living trends in 13 markets in Asia, Europe and North America. India finds mention but only at the the very end. Here’s a BBC report. Nevertheless it should please many.