Submitted by Karthik on 3 April, 2013 - 22:31
After Eric Schmidt's recent visit to India, he travelled to other parts of Asia which included the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. Much to the curiosity of those looking on from the sidelines, he spent all of four days in the "red" capital ostensibly to—just as he did in India—promote the Internet and Internet connectivity. However, a South Korean professor of North Korean Studies does not believe that this was the only item on Schmidt's agenda during his visit.
Submitted by Karthik on 29 March, 2013 - 20:44
The Delhi high court has, as expected, awarded the Tata Sons vs. Arno Palmen case over the right to the
tatainfotech.in domain to the Tatas.
Submitted by Karthik on 29 March, 2013 - 13:26
News broke yesterday of the Egyptian Navy catching three scuba divers off the coast of Alexandria who were trying to sever an undersea fibre-optic cable.
Submitted by Karthik on 23 March, 2013 - 11:44
A story on Live Mint notes that TRAI is trying to enforce a rule restricting advertising time on television channels to 12 minutes per hour. The following are some of the reactions cited in the article:
Submitted by Karthik on 22 March, 2013 - 01:44
The Economic Times, in one of its "slideshows", lists a few of the more notable retaliatory ad campaigns seen in the Indian media. They include:
Submitted by Karthik on 21 March, 2013 - 08:52
Submitted by Karthik on 11 March, 2013 - 17:06
An article in New Scientist covers a journal report on the state of upcoming upgrades to China's national Internet infrastructure.
Submitted by Karthik on 8 March, 2013 - 07:48
Anyone who has considered offering a payment gateway in India is probably (painfully) familiar with Transecute. The firm is a sister concern of Directi, a domain registrar and parent company of, amongst others, the webhoster, Bigrock. It now appears that Directi is phasing out support for Transecute in favour of a new service, Pay.pw.
Submitted by Karthik on 6 March, 2013 - 23:31
Dr. Mohamed Babu of Mysore noticed something strange about the ants scurrying around on the floor of his kitchen: After drinking some spilled milk, their abdomens turned white. Realizing the insects’ bodies were transparent, he got an idea for a stunning set of photographs.
Submitted by Karthik on 21 February, 2013 - 16:23
Unfortunately, the Titan in question isn't the desi version. Instead, we are talking about the CEO of Titan International, an American tyre company that manufactures off-road tyres under the Titan and Goodyear brands.