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Make it instant, please
By Kuljit Bains
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T'S fast, itís free, goes across the globe. All sure-shot ingredients of a hit Internet snack. But today itís getting to be a full meal by itself, and is being called the "killer app(lication)." Itís IM (instant messaging for the uninitiated). Killer it isóby 2002 its expected to have one billion victims who wonít be able to survive without it, just as we canít today without a phone.

 

Add value to Microsoft Word
By Vipul Verma
M
ICROSOFT Office (MS Office) covers a wide range of programs like Word, Excel, Access, Power Point etc., which offers a lot of resources to the users of this program. There is a lot of information about MS Office, which goes beyond the normal usage and can add a lot of value in day-to-day working in MS Office.

Developing tools for verifying IC designs
By Sumesh Raizada
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E come across several electronic devices like television, CD player, computer, video game, mobile telephone, both at home and at the work place. The technology in this field of electronic and communication is changing rapidly throughout the world.

Seeing India through the windscreen of an automobile
"T
HE best way to see India is through the windscreen of an automobile or the visor of a helmet," says indiaoverland.com a travel site with a difference.

Nasscomís plea for Budget
T
HE National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) has submitted a seven-point proposal to the Finance Minister, Mr Yashwant Sinha, for his consideration for Union Budget proposals 2001.

Infosys centre in Toronto
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NFOSYS Technologies Limited opened the Global Development Centre (GDC) at Toronto last week. Keith Parsonage, Director General, Information and Communications Technologies branch inaugurated the centre. Mr. N R Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Technologies was also present.

Itís a different ball game now
By Peeyush Agnihotri
T
HE mouse has turned the tables on billiard balls. Cyber cafťs are suffocating the pool joints if the numbers of such joints that have wrapped up in Chandigarh are any indication.

Net gambling
H
ong Kongís Jockey Club is facing a nagging problem ó punters in the gambling-mad territory are increasingly placing their bets with offshore Internet sites, costing the club and the government billions in revenue.
Growing competition from offshore bookies has made Hong Kongís only legitimate betting agent so nervous it is pressing the government to take action.

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