Technology

Browser to Flock

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 […]

Broadband Internet Technology

Broadband growing

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 have  also grown by 24 per cent to touch 6.9 million users. Net telephony is an attraction that is bound to see rapid […]

Business ICTs Technology

Small town PC boom

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 […]

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Senate panel backs telco bill, no Net neutrality

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, […]