The government proposes to offer all citizens of India free, high-speed broadband connectivity by 2009, through the state-owned telecom service providers BSNL and MTNL. While consumers would cheer, the move holds the potential to kill the telecom business as we know it.
yesterday..i (actually with my friend aditya) i was able to complete all 62 available levels of Orios riddle. The objective is to advance and get to the next screen. Aftre each level you have to find url for next level..it was fun solving them...various techniques while solving these puzzles require exif info from images, anagrams, decryping various codes, source code of webpages and help of wikipedia, google. you can get started here. Also you can disscuss puzzles at forum.
Actually i had to do some assignment in C#, so first i thought of going to windows and do it with VisualStudio (IDE)..but voila... i found its alternative for linux : mono It allows you develop and run .net framework applications. I was able to install it easily in ubuntu:
Yesterday i found this great way to store some imp bookmarks in your sidebar. And you can create different sidebar for each such collection. Like for my bookmarks click here. Now you can save this bookmark (may be in bookmark toolbar folder) and use it.
So now you can point to any URL. and that URL will open in sidebar with given title. atleast Works with Firefox
Yahoo! Pipes, a new app from Yahoo! focused on remixing RSS feeds. Another similar technology, Teqlo, has recently launched. It focuses on letting people create mashups and widgets from web services and rss. Before both of these, Dapper launched a generic scraping service for any web site. Dapper is an interesting technology that facilitates the scraping of the web pages, using a visual interface.
"India has the most number of billionaires in Asia with a total wealth of $191bn between them, according to Forbes magazine. With 36 billionaires, India has overtaken Japans 24 billionaires, after two decades of Japan topping the Asian rich list."
Lakshmi Mittal, 56, is the fifth richest person in the world, according to the magazine. The other Indians in the list include Mukesh and Anil Ambani of Reliance, Wipro chief Azim Premji, Bharti Group chairman Sunil Mittal and Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla.