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Harness the power of Disqus comment system

Gone are the days when you have to delete spam messages, track conversations and install plugins for video comments. You can do all very easily using disqus comment system. All you need is to signup with Disqus choose a username (to identify your blog) and activate the plugin. Dont’ worry if you don’t run a [...]

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Google Chrome a revolutionary web browser or is it ?

Google Chrome is a stand-alone web browser and therefore has to compete with browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Safari. Fact is without Google Chrome, Silverlight would have a far larger chance of success. Now however with the V8 JavaScript engine Google can make sure that JavaScript is just as fast as .Net code [...]

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India’s first ever individual Gold Medal

World champion Abhinav Bindra wins India’s first ever individual gold at the Olympic Games by winning the gold medal at the men’s 10m air rifle event in Beijing. The bespectacled shooter managed a series of 100, 99, 100, 98, 100 and 99. Let’s all wish him on creating history and for bringing pride to India [...]

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To Lose Your “Cuil” 20 Seconds After Launch

The hype cycle now lasts less than a day. Take yesterday’s over-hyped launch of stealth search startup Cuil, which was quickly followed by a backlash when everyone realized that it was selling a bill of goods. This was entirely the company’s own fault. It pre-briefed every blogger and tech journalist on the planet, but didn’t [...]

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Ex-Google engineers launched ‘Cuil’ a better search engine

Anna Patterson’s last Internet search engine was so impressive that industry leader Google Inc. bought the technology in 2004 to upgrade its own system. She believes her latest invention is even more valuable — only this time it’s not for sale. Patterson instead intends to upstage Google, which she quit in 2006 to develop a [...]

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Twitter At Scale: Will It Work?

Only two days ago the contact messaging application Twitter suffered another bout of downtime, leaving some users frustrated and others asking why the platform continues to suffer problems. I have recently spoken to an individual who is familiar with the technical problems at Twitter as well as the challenges that lay ahead for the startup. [...]

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FriendFeed Launches Rooms

Activity stream aggregator FriendFeed launched a new feature called FriendFeed Rooms this afternoon, which are effectively topic-based accounts that anyone can create or join (depending on privacy settings). Users can then add links and messages to relevant content. The main difference between Rooms and a normal FriendFeed account is the fact that multiple users can [...]

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Google’s App Engine: Aiming At Facebook, Not Amazon

There’s no shortage of stories about Google’s newly launched App Engine, but almost all of them get it wrong — because they compare the new service to Amazon’s EC2 and S3 services (AMZN). If the Silicon Valley echo chamber wants to make up a competitor for AppEngine, its proper correlate (by a whisker) is Facebook’s [...]

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Software is Dead, Long Live the Web

After a few years of trying to fill Bill Gates’ shoes as Microsoft’s chief software architect, Ray Ozzie is starting to hit his stride. In a remarkable strategy memo to employees (embedded below), Ozzie essentially shifts Microsoft’s mission from one of creating software for the PC and stand-alone servers to creating an interconnecting mesh between [...]

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LTE Technology may hit Market Next Year

Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is one step closer to industry-wide stability. 3GPP LTE technology (LTE is the name given to a project within the Third Generation Partnership Project) offers wireless broadband speeds with downloads around 100 Mbps and upload of 50 Mbps. Seven telecommunication companies have reached an agreement on a framework for licensing intellectual-property rights [...]

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