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Linux is now in the same league as big commercial operating systems. This presents the case for open source software rather eloquently, says Roopinder Singh.


WAP still nascent in India
HINK of a life when you could check your bank accounts even while dancing at a disco and not having to bear the hassles of going there personally. Does it seem incredible? But well no it isn’t. This is what is being promised about the life that is going to in India in the days to come.

Fine-tune modem for better surfing
by Vipul Verma
OMPUTERS today are not merely an office tool, but have become an integral part of the modern life. Thanks to the Internet that has served as a catalyst in the PC revolution. The Internet, which enabled voice chatting and e-mail for a common man is today one of the hottest computer application. Almost all computer users today use the Internet in some way or the other.

Java manages software updates
by Sumesh Raizada
HILE browsing through Web pages, did you ever wonder how was it possible to incorporate sound or moving pictures on the Web and how 3D graphics, pictures or text materials appear together on a page. These may have been a matter of curiosity for most of us, but not for those who are trained and qualified to design Web pages.

RBI guidelines on e-banking
by S.C. Dhall
OTH banks and virtual incorporated outside the country and having no physical presence in India will not, for present, be permitted to offer Internet banking services to the Indian residents.

eBay bans sale of WTC memorabilia
HE online auction site eBay has banned the sale of all World Trade Center and Pentagon memorabilia after everything from chunks of rubble and bits of glass to videotapes of the disaster appeared for sale within hours of Tuesday's kamikaze passenger plane attacks.

Yahoo! and FIFA sign deal
S Internet company Yahoo! Inc. and world soccer governing body FIFA have signed a joint deal over the management and running of the official Web sites for the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, Yahoo! said.

War in gaming platforms
by Yuka Obayashi
APANESE game maker Sega Corp said it aimed to become the number one game software maker in the world on the back of its future line-up of titles for leading consoles.

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