Net provides new
possibilities in human relations
of sight need not necessarily mean out of mind. The Internet today has
moved beyond being a novelty or a fancy concept for the youngsters. It
is connecting real people — like grandparents or couples living away
from each other — to real people, even in an apparently
less-connected country like India. All this connectivity is giving
rise to a new social force that did not — rather, could not —
boom on hold
are spending more time online and less at their favourite malls,
thanks to shopping portals, which are wooing the consumers with their
attractive offers and the option of delivering goods at the doorstep.
However, according to experts, for
e-commerce to prosper in India, proper business strategies, flexible
payment modes and better infrastructural set up are needed.
dream — Offshore job and foreign spouse
SPEND one to two hours daily on the Net for exploring job
opportunities abroad, besides chat and e-mail. A number of my friends
have gained admission to the universities in the UK, USA and Canada
via the Internet," says Sumal Desilva, 24, desirous of joining a
course in hotel management and catering.
VIRUS is a program that reproduces its own code by attaching itself to
another program. It is basically a self-replicating program written
for destructive purpose. It interferes with the computer’s operating
system (the basic software that runs the computer). Viruses are
designed to replicate and elude detection.
Can you give me a 10” x 8” curtain for my Windows ‘98 PC .
second-hand RAM not easy
at boot up! Beware. Your PC could be in distress. One of the many
reasons could be RAM (Random Access Memory) failure. RAM, whose
biggest enemies are dust and moisture, can actually pique a PC user if
it crashes. Non-availability of RAM is not the reason.
Non-availability of compatible RAM, however, is.
in a Website’s name?
A lot, say Sun...
Indian American Sandeep Sood named his firm DeepSun, he had no idea he
might infringe someone else’s brand name. He had checked the Web and
found there was no other company by that name in late 2001. So
Sood was surprised when computing giant Sun Microsystems filed an
opposition to his application with the US Patent and Trademark office.