Friday, July 27, 2012

How does a search engine fetch answers to your queries in less than second?/ Infosys plans to hire 2000 in US

How does a search engine fetch answers to your queries in less than second?
News PictureEver wondered how does a search engine fetch answers to your queries in less than second? Google says it's a mixture of science, creativity, experimentation and cold, hard maths. This is how it works:
 
Infosys plans to hire 2000 in US
News PictureIndia's second-largest IT company Infosys has big hiring plans for the United States.

The company, which announced a new delivery center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, said that it plans to take its hiring in the country to 2,000 by th..more
 
LinkedIn begins partial roll out of new home page
News Picture LinkedIn has commenced the partial roll out of its new home page, as some users in India reported that their home page wore the new look while others said that theirs' had the older look. Last week, the business networking website con..more
 
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 banned across EU
News PictureUS electronics giant Apple and South Korea's Samsung Electronics each scored partial court victories in Germany Tuesday in their global war over rival tablet computers.A regional appeals court in the western city of Duesseldorf up..more
 
Inappropriate pictures on Facebook could lose you a job
News PictureFacebook users beware! Having inappropriate pictures on your profile could cost you a job, a new research has found.

Researchers warned of increase in employers checking candidates lifestyle, attitudes and even appearance in photos loaded ..more


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Evaluate Productivity; Free Software Color Picker

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TimeSnapper Professional
  • Version: 3.7.0.3
  • File Size: 1.94
  • License: Trial
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7,Microsoft Windows Vista,Microsoft Windows XP
TimeSnapper Professional, a $25 utility, records periodic screenshots of your work and lets you play your day back like a fast-forward video, so you can see exactly where your time went and change your habits.- Erez Zukerman
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ColorPic
  • Version: 4.1
  • File Size: 0.579
  • License: Free
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7,Microsoft Windows Vista,Microsoft Windows XP
ColorPic is a free and simple utility with a single-minded focus: To help you grab colors from anywhere on your screen and assemble them into a palette you can use in your designs. It is fast--and free of banners and nag messages--but it takes a bit of fiddling to get it to play nice with Windows 7.- Erez Zukerman
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Google unveils broadband Internet service/ Artist makes satellite at home in just $500

Google unveils broadband Internet service
News PictureGoogle Inc (GOOG.O) unveiled its Google Fiber broadband Internet service in Kansas City, Missouri, on Thursday, promising access speeds more than 100 times faster than some of the fastest available from traditional U.S. cable and telecommunications c..more
 
Artist makes satellite at home in just $500
News PictureYears of rummaging through back-alley electronics stores will pay off later this year for a South Korean artist when he fulfills his dream of launching a homemade, basement-built satellite into space."Making a satellite is no more difficult than..more
 
Google Talk back in service after suffering global outage
News Picture Google Talk, a popular instant messaging service used by millions across the world, suffered a massive outage lasting over four hours on Thursday. The outage, which started around 4PM India time, affected users across the world. The service was..more
 
How to upgrade your Mac to Mountain Lion
News PictureSo you've heard a lot aboutApple's new operating system, Mountain Lion, and think you're ready to upgrade your Mac computer. Your options depend on what computer you have now. 

* If you bought your Mac on or after June 11. <..more
 
Hacking experts find new ways to attack Android phones
News PictureHacking experts on Wednesday demonstrated ways to attack Android smartphones using methods they said work on virtually all such devices in use today, despite recent efforts by search engine giant Google (GOOG.O) to boost protection.Experts showed off..more
 


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Cognos Deployment on iPad
The Apple iPad is one of the next generation of tablet devices that are creating a new information interaction paradigm. Yet many organizations are struggling to deliver business intelligence content to these devices. 
 
This session will describe how to use the combination of BI report authoring and the IBM Cognos Mobile server to deliver highly interactive reports to your community of iPad users for insight and exploration.
 
 In addition, also learn about IBM Cognos Active Report, a new report output type available in IBM Cognos Report Studio V10.1 which enables you to create rich, disconnected and distributable dashboard reports. 

 
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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Top news today: Small Businesses Win Customers on Facebook

Small Businesses Win Customers on Facebook
 

 
 
                             
nytimes.com - Ms. Miller put up a Web site, but about five months later her sister created a Got What It Cakes Facebook page. That's when the business started to grow. Cake orders went from two or three a weekend to six to 10; now Ms. Miller...
 
 
 
Trending in Internet
 
 
 
 
Marissa Mayer Has a Secret Weapon to Fix Yahoo
 
 
                             
wired.com - Marissa Mayer invented something called the Associate Product Manager program at Google, for the best and brightest new recruits. It was a key part of her tenure at Google. And now she may reap some benefits as she takes over...
 
 
 
Trending within the following companies
 
 
 
 
 
Yahoo!                               
 
Yahoo!
 
 
Microsoft                               
 
Microsoft
 
 
Hewlett-Packard                               
 
Hewlett-Packard                           
 
 
 
 
 
LinkedIn Will Integrate With The Next Version Of Microsoft Office
 
 
                             
businessinsider.com - LinkedIn announced on its blog this evening that Microsoft will support integration with the social network in the upcoming version of Office. Users will be able to log in with their LinkedIn credentials in Outlook and see...
 
 
 
Trending in InternetInformation Technology and Services and within the following companies
 
 
 
 
 
LinkedIn                               
 
LinkedIn
 
 
Accenture                               
 
Accenture
 
 
Microsoft                               
 
Microsoft
 
 
 
 
 
Why Good Grammar at Work is Essential No Matter What You Do
 
 
                             
blogs.hbr.org - If you think an apostrophe was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus, you will never work for me. If you think a semicolon is a regular colon with an identity crisis, I will not hire you.


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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 launching on Aug 15?/ How can you get Windows 8?

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 launching on Aug 15?
News PictureSamsung has told media organisations in US that it will make a 'major announcement' on August 15. This has sent rumour mills in the overdrive mode as speculation is rife that the company will launch the Galaxy Note 10.1, the second generation of its ..more                             
 
How can you get Windows 8?
News PictureWill you upgrade to Windows 8? Will you get it on a new PC? On a tablet? Or do you plan to skip it as you may have skipped Vista? For those willing to dip their toes into the waters of Microsoft's drastic re-thinking of its flagship chunk of software..more
 
‘Samsung sells 10 million Galaxy S III units since launch‘
News PictureSouth Korea's Samsung Electronics, the world's top smartphone maker, has sold more than 10 million units of its newest Galaxy S III model since its launch about two months ago, a report said Sunday. 

The company said ea..more
 
NASA telescope snaps most detailed photos of the Sun ever taken
News PictureWe've always been warned never to look directly at the sun, but on July 11 a team of scientists fromNASA did exactly that. They were using a specialized telescope called the High Resolution Coronal Imager (Hi-C for short) and the resulting ..more
 
‘Apple to shrink connector for iPhone 5‘
News PictureApple's new iPhonewill drop the wide dock connector used in the company's gadgets for the best part of a decade in favor of a smaller one, a change likely to annoy the Apple faithful but which could be a boon for accessory makers...more


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Sunday, July 22, 2012

How to keep yourself safe on the internet/ A look at the six most asked questions on UID

How to keep yourself safe on the internet
News PictureGone are the days when you had to stand in long queues to pay your electricity bills, phone bills, income tax returns and almost everything. But easy access to the internet and availability of these services online not just provide relief but of cour..more
 
A look at the six most asked questions on UID
News PictureFor more than 4 years, the 12-digit number called Aadhaarhas generated more debate than action.But now that 18 crore Indians do have this number and 42 crore more should have it by April 2013, it's time to focus more on what the number will&mdas..more
 
First Impressions: Canon EOS 650D
News PictureThe Canon EOS 650D is the new entry level DSLR from the camera giant and it packs quite a wallop. Though the basic feature set that has become signature of the xxxD series continues with the 650D, the latest "rebel" does include a few ace..more
 
Review: Sony Xperia neo L
News PictureThe Android smartphone market is growing by leaps and bounds and not wanting to letSamsung and HTC corner all the expanding growth, Sony is betting big on it. After a patchyICS update to other smartphones of the Xperia series..more
 
Taxsmile.com to set up 50 Automated Tax Filing machines in CCD outlets pan India
News PictureTax preparation and filing website Taxsmile.com has tied up with Café Coffee Day for setting up Automated Tax Filing (ATF) machines in Coffee Day joints across India. This alliance is an initiative towards rolling out 50 ATFs across ..more


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IBM plans to hire more salespeople/ Comcast to launch mind-bendingly fast 305 Mbps home internet

IBM plans to hire more salespeople
News Picture International Business Machines's decade long shift to higher-margin software sales helped the company overcome a slowdown in technology spending last quarter and boost its full-year earnings forecast. 

Excluding some items, pro..more
 
Comcast to launch mind-bendingly fast 305 Mbps home internet
News PictureIf you have a need for speed, you may be disappointed with the broadband options offered by your internet provider. But according to a new report, your home may soon be getting a speed boost if you're willing to pay for it: Comcast&nbs..more
 
Samsung Galaxy Beam officially launches in India at Rs. 29,990
News PictureSamsung has officially released its projector phone, Galaxy Beam, in India. The Galaxy Beam is available at Samsung India's e-store for Rs. 29,990. Samsung had announced its Galaxy Beam, also known as the Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 at the Samsung Forum eve..more
 
Google and NIIT launch Google Web Academy in India
News PictureGoogle, in collaboration with NIIT, has introduced a training initiative for young professionals in India, to be called GoogleWeb Academy. 

It aims to bridge the digital skill gap in the country and help students and professional..more
 
Aircel offers the iPhone 3GS at Rs. 9,999 with Rs. 3,000 advance rental
News PictureAircel has dramatically slashed the prices of the Apple iPhone 3GS, selling it for Rs. 9,999. So far, Airtel, the only other operator in India to sell the iPhone, has not announced a similar cut – and is still retailing for Rs. 20,908. The spec..more


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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Google India, MakeMyTrip among the top 5 Great Places to Work in India for 2012/ Apple‘s next iPhone to have thinner screen - WSJ

Google India, MakeMyTrip among the top 5 Great Places to Work in India for 2012
News PictureAccording to the results of annual Great Place to Work survey, like last year, Google India has again topped the list for 2012. However, online travel company MakeMyTrip has slipped one position down and has been listed on number four...more
 
Apple‘s next iPhone to have thinner screen - WSJ
News PictureApple Inc's (AAPL.O) next iPhone will use a new technology that makes the smartphone's screen thinner, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.This is currently being manufactured by Asian component makers, Sharp Corp, Ja..more
 
Microsoft revamps Office, looks to the cloud
News PictureMicrosoft Corp unveiled a new version of its Office suite aimed at traditional PC users as well as the fast-growing tablet market in a major overhaul of the aging workplace software.The revamped Office makes use of cloud computing and is compatible w..more
 
Passwords hack: Yahoo fixes security glitch
News Picture Yahoo has announced that it has fixed a glitch in its security software that allowed hackers access to 450,000 email addresses and passwords.In a statement on the company blog, a Yahoo spokesman said the firm has deployed additional securi..more
 
LinkedIn starts rolling out ‘simpler‘ home page design
News PictureLinkedIn has announced a redesign of its home page in order to make it look cleaner and easier to use. The professional networking site is also working to make the navigation process simpler and add a richer update stream.LinkedIn in a blog post..more


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