how would you feel if someone were to palm off something as his that
belonged to you? Distressed, annoyed, cheated, infuriated or
exasperated? Or all at once. Blame the WWW for all this, though those
accused of plagiarism might say plainly that they took it from the
Net, and thus itís not plagiarism. This, however, is no answer.
Plagiarism is plagiarism, whether copying is done manually or
electronically. It is wrong and on the rise.
should avoid the "minefield" of introducing patents in
software, cautions an American expert who is a strong advocate of free
and open source software. "Software patents is a very critical
issue and I understand the Indian Parliament is considering whether to
allow it," Free Software Foundation head Richard Matthew Stallman
said at a meeting.
isnít around, his spy software is
are workers really doing during working hours? For bosses who have
dreamt of having total control over their workers, knowing their every
move, the introduction of specialised snooping programs may be the
answer. Software such as Orvell Monitoring 2002, for example, lets a
manager see not only every Website visited and every e-mail received
or sent, but also reveals every application that is opened and every
key tapped. Contributions in chatrooms are there for reviewing, as are
or else cartridges may burn hole in your pocket
You have purchased a new PC with the latest printer. Sounds great, but
when you run out of your printer cartridge or toner you rush to the
market for a new one and get a shock of your life to see the price of
Rs1,400 for colour ink cartridges and Rs 1,390 for black. These days a
printer costs somewhere around Rs 4700 to 5000 whereas the printer
cartridges cost around 2800 to 3000 (for both black and colour). The
gist is that go two times to purchase new cartridges and you might end
up paying more than the cost of the printer itself.
adds ink into the mix
is a way of life. When it comes to software, most of them come from
Bill Gates who has changed personal computing, entirely. Recently,
Gates announced the launch of Windows XP tablet edition for Tablet PC.
is poised to take off as the technology hub of the region. The
inherent qualities of the City Beautiful that make it an ideal city
for the knowledge-based industry, are increasingly being recognised.
Micropolitan is a word, which is now increasingly being used for
Chandigarh. A city, which has all advantages of metros, minus problems
like pollution, overcrowding and large, commuting distance.
MS Office tools
looks like Word but itís in Tamil. You could do spreadsheet work in
this software, and it works in Hindi. Thanks to the initiative of a
young and medium-sized firm in South India, affordable office-based
computing solutions are finding their way to Indian-language computer
This IT-savvy officer has joined today.
King is coming, Disney gang make way
fantastic adventures of a young boy named King are coming alive in an
animation studio on the outskirts of the Indian capital. The
26-episode animation serial King, a co-production of Canadian
animation firms Decode and Funbags, has been commissioned to Indian
company Escotoonz, the animation wing of Escosoft Technologies of the
them & region is proud of them
23. Heís a certified nerd and now heís one of the 33 Indians
felicitated by Microsoft with the Most Valued Professional (MVP)
Award. And heís the only one from the whole region to have achieved
it this year. Thatís Gaurav ĎPC Cleaní Khanna, a son of
Chandigarh-based communication engineering professor. A product of DAV
institutions, Gauravís ambition was to be a pilot that later evolved
into fiddling with silicon. He has a number of successful software
under his belt, the most famous being PC Clean, an anti-virus
institutes to go hi-tech
has been a change in the learning pattern due to the introduction of
technology and newer methods of imparting education. New technologies
are being gradually integrated into learning environment for efficient
teaching, upgradation of skills of teachers and students.