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“We have doubled our customer base every single year since we started”

BigRock has recently joined hands with Neustar, a provider of real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, technology, retail, media and advertising industries, to promote .biz as the preferred domain for small…

Let's communicate

Use XMPP to Create Your Own Google Talk Client

Instant communication is the essence of social networking and the Internet. The popular Google Talk, which uses XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol), made this Instant Messaging protocol prominent among open standards protocols….

Choice between trying Fedora or installing to hard disk right after live CD bootup

Fedora 17 Review: It’s an Upstream Experience

Fedora 17 came out just last week. This is the first time I’ve installed it as a desktop in more than a year — last time was Fedora 14 (or was it 13?)….

Micro-blogging with P2

Group Micro-blogging Using WordPress

To all the Net savvy social animals out there with a Twitter, Facebook, G+ and a whole lot of StumbleUpon accounts, here is a more exciting way to get going with your latest…

Building the Semantic Web

Web 3.0: Building the Semantic Web

You might have come across the term “Semantic Web Applications” often, during talks about the future of Web apps. Check out what this is all about. There are two aspects to the possible…

Gianugo Rabellino, senior director of Open Source Communities, Microsoft

Microsoft: We Don’t Compete with Linux, But with Linux Vendors

With initiatives like the Imagine Cup and PhoneGap Meetup, Microsoft is surely taking many steps forward to engage with open source communities across the globe, including India. At the sidelines of OSI Days…

The application launcher screen

Chrome OS: Good Gimmicks, But What Else?

I don’t own a Chomebook; and it’s been a couple of years since I’ve tried the Chrome OS — a pre-alpha release or something. Anyway, the new version came out yesterday. Most of…

Taming the Big Data with Hadoop

Taming the Big Data Beast with Hadoop and Alternatives

Turn the clock back to 1970 — the year in which Edgar Codd published the paper “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks”. In it he described a language called…

The UEFI factor

UEFI: Should Linux Users be Worried?

Microsoft intends to capture UEFI and make GNU/Linux and other free OSs “unauthorised”! Is this true, and if so, what is the community doing about it? This article attempts to answer some questions….

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