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Chat—Cool, hep & trendy
by Rishi Jain

ILLUSTRATION BY SANDEEP JOSHI MODERN means are making communication faster and easier. However, human desire is insatiable. E-mails made communication fast and now chat has made it faster, a kind of shortcut route to another person’s ID. In this age of computer technology, chat is fast emerging a new forum for holding discussions. 

Error warning? Elementary, Dr Watson
by Vipul Verma
HERE is nothing more annoying in computers than an error in Windows that forces you to close down your application. At times you may lose your critical data due to these errors and above all, it surely causes a lot of inconvenience. A computer is an intelligent machine and even the slightest problem in it is reflected in the form of error. These errors could be mild to massive and can translate the same in terms of its effect.

Be a cyber law expert
by Sumesh Raizada
HE Internet, which started as purely a research and defence communication network in the USA, is the most talked about term in the field of Information Technology today. It has now reached each and every corner of the world, cutting across geographical, cultural, religious and language barriers. It is being utilised widely in e-commerce, entertainment, news, education and e-mail. 

Wheat being separated from chaff
by O.P. Sabharwal
AJENDRA Pawar is used to seeing an opportunity in every problem. Two decades ago, while working for an IT company, he found the lack of computer skills among customers to be the main hitch holding up sales. So he decided to correct the situation by launching NIIT, the first private sector company to provide computer education in India.

Snag hits DoCoMo handsets
by Eriko Amaha
TT DoCoMo Inc, Japan's dominant wireless carrier, has said it would repair about 1,00,000 Web-enabled cell phones, the latest in a series of recent technical snafus to dog Japan's cutting-edge mobile services.

Net culture at grassroots level
by Radhakrishna Rao
HE decision of the Government of India to open up the market for the Internet-based telephony by April 2002 could go a long way towards minimising the digital divide between the rural and urban India. For the inexpensive and affordable VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) technology could help rustic as much as urban dwellers to exploit the potentials of the Net.

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