Bat Bet on Net
cricket mega-event excitement has wormed its way round the globe.
Everyone, in India, too, is eating cricket, sleeping cricket and
hoping to drink it too, from the acquired-by-India World Cup. When
World Cup is here, can betting be far behind. We leave the illegal
aspect to the bookies operating from downtown, shanty shops and
much-frequented roadside nooks. Legally, betting is on through the
Net. While players are busy on field rewriting statistics, bookies and
punters are going to the Net for updating their bet.
brothers spin software
cricketer Anil Kumble is spinning software for the World Cup to help
cricket lovers keep track of the game and bowl googlies with the help
of his company’s products. StumpVision, a software company promoted
by Anil and his brother Dinesh, has launched three products aimed at
the cricket enthusiast, cricket clubs, associations as well as the
crawlers become cheaters’ nightmare
students who think they can get away with cheating must think again.
"Web crawling robots" are out hunting for them and
monitoring all their activities. A Sydney university has become the
first to invest in computer software using "Web crawling
robots" to hunt through millions of Internet documents to catch
students who cheat.
Yatra @ PEC
one-day seminar on .NET application development in Chandigarh
Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd, today held last week. This event
was part of an 18 city "MSDN Yatra" being conducted by
Microsoft to help students and developers across the country acquire
skills to develop next generation n-tier applications.
full tax exemption, urge software firms
high-profile software development industry hopes the federal
budget for fiscal 2003-04 would continue with the full tax
exemption regime to help it cope with the an anaemic recovery in
the global tech market.
100 per cent presence! You know, this all is due to the cricket screensaver.
to test games
personal computers get more powerful, they can do a lot more. Among
other tricks, they are now powerful enough to do a respectable job of
pretending to be other kinds of computers, game consoles, mobile
phones and what not! Welcome to the world of emulation. Predictably,
the most popular type of emulators are the ones that emulate game
devices like the Sony PlayStation or the Microsoft XBOX and even the
Atari video game consoles.
spouses and Web widows
flings are increasing these days as men and women derive pleasure with
strangers in cyberspace - thus resulting in breakdowns and problems in
marriage and relationships. Such Internet affairs are a growing threat
to relationship and also becoming an increasing problem in marriage
counselling, according to a report in News.com.au.
in online population too
59.1 million Internet users, China is now second only to the USA,
which has a whopping 170 million users, in terms of online population.
messaging round the corner
felt disheartened at being unable to send that fabulous picture to
your grandmother back home, only because her mobile belonged to a
different network? Do not lose heart as it might just be possible very
shortly as picture messaging has moved a significant step closer to
becoming a money-spinner for mobile phone companies following a
technological breakthrough by MM02.
virus a distant reality
A couple of weeks ago, mobile
phone users received a mail warning about a virus floating around the
mobile world. According to this mail, if a user received a call that
displayed ACE-? in the caller display portion then the call should
immediately be disconnected as this call was actually a virus, that
could infect the mobile.