has done a lot but it needs to do more if it has to compete with the
rest of the Asian giants and consolidate its position in the world
market. Even as the downswing in IT continues, many are still bullish
about the contribution that India and Indians can make. In fact, the
Asia-Pacific region showed the largest sales of computer
microprocessors for Intel worldwide and the largest sale was for the
high-end Pentium 4 chips.
cancels computer tests in India
board of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in which thousands
appear every year to pursue higher education in the USA has decided to
cancel the computer science test in India due to security breaches.
The board decided to cancel the test in India and China in the 2002-03
testing year after an investigation revealed improper sharing by
students of questions from the computer science test, said a GRE
by hook or crook
to a survey by webstats.com, an average individual nowadays gets the
same amount of information in a single day, what an 19th century man
used to get in his whole life. It’s not easy to hang out there in
the ‘Infinity void’ as unknown dangers lurk from the sinister
nooks and corners of the Net.
outlets increase, transactions decrease
S. C. Dhall
late public sector banks have been making heavy investments in ATMs.
The big question is — are their depositors using ATMs? The ATM
installation is on the rise but the usage has not increased. To reap
maximum benefits from the investment, banks will need to network the
machines and educate not only their staff at lower level but at higher
of the future plagiarised
MIT announced in March that it won a $50 million grant to design
hi-tech gear for the US Army's "soldier of the future," the
project was hailed as the stuff of science fiction and comic book
heroes. It turns out there was a lot more to those plaudits than most
late, the shops are closed and you simply must have a roasted
eggplant-and-ricotta sandwich and an iced cappuccino. There's really
only one place to go: the deli-sized vending machine on the corner.
Feed in your money or your credit card, touch a few squares on a
computer screen, and voila — the robotic metal shopping basket finds
your items and delivers them to your waiting hands.
goes hi-tech in Canada
crime gangs are becoming ever more technically advanced and are behind a
dramatic rise in the amount of child pornography spread over the
Internet, Canadian police said. In its annual report on organised crime,
Criminal Intelligence Service, Canada, said some gangs were taking
advantage of "seemingly limitless resources" to become
proficient in high-tech operations.
Is he the latest version of
VSNL bully Netizens, prevent sending bulk mail
ago, the Internet subscribers of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
received an e-mail message informing them of the anti-spamming measures
implemented on Sancharnet (BSNL’s Internet server). One would have
expected that the BSNL would try to help its customers avoid receiving
unwanted junk mail. Instead of doing that, BSNL is only trying to act as
a hindrance preventing its customers from sending any bulk mail.
Increasing govt efficiency with ‘e’
governance (e-governance) is the application of Information Technology
(IT) to the processes of government’s functioning to bring about
Simple Moral Accountable Responsive and Transport governance. SMART
governance in a nutshell.
garment fair in Bangladesh
some colourful, stylish garments from Bangladesh? Log on and order away.
A virtual trade fair is on at
www.bangladeshgarments.info -a Website designed by garment traders in
the country for which the sector is the biggest export earner.