booting from floppy drive
is the new order of the day both in the real world and the virtual
world. The real world terror may cause the loss of life and property but
the threat perception in the virtual world is also equally big though it
is limited to property in terms of your computer and precious data.
get your act together
the fact that computers were in industrial and commercial applications
since decades, their utility and importance has increased only after the
growth in the Internet and Web-related services. Today we can hardly
imagine any manufacturing, marketing, finance or human resource activity
without the utilisation of IT services.
on computer data through LEDs
monitoring the flashes of LED lights on electronics equipment and the
indirect glow from monitors, scientists in the USA and the UK have
discovered ways to remotely eavesdrop on computer data.
art galleries in vogue
on art has trebled to more than $ 4.3 billion in the past year, as
Britons abandon stuffy galleries and rush to snap up bargains at art
fairs and on the Internet.
half a billion persons around the world had access to the Internet from
their homes by the end of last year, Nielsen/NetRatings said last week.
The Internet measurement firm said some 498 million persons could surf
the Web from home by the end of 2001, a jump of 5.1 per cent from the
figure in July-September.
help for Bacchus lovers
a pint but don't know where to turn? A pair of beer-loving entrepreneurs
have just the solution - a computer that straps onto the wrist and
directs the wearer to the nearest pub, Britain's Sun newspaper reported.