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[13 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Mango Ripe on Indian Terrain; Windows Mobile 7.5 OS Makes its Debut

Vignesh Nagathan
Microsoft is all set to warm OS competition in the Indian market with its brand new Mango a.k.a Windows Mobile 7.5 OS . The tech giant will soon start to woo their customers in Indian Smartphone market, before the iOS and Android conquer it completely. The face lifted OS, after the less impressive Windows Mobile 7 has been spruced up with many new apps (approx. more than 500 new additions) and services to compete with the market giants.
The new leap in market has been flagged off by the release …

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[24 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Rags-to-Riches: Here are Some True Stories!

We have heard many rags-to-riches stories. There are movies and novels galore, which depict such themes; so many so that they fail to excite us anymore. Hereunder, we list ten such unusual stories which reassure us with the message that ingenuity and hard work can catapult any human to great heights. These 10 well-known millionaires have come up in life the hard way.

Halle Berry
She is a brilliant star now inHollywood. But, this A-list star had had her dark days. This Oscar-winning actress had undergone excruciating struggles, without even a roof …

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[20 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Carsolize: Empowering Online Travel Entrepreneurs

Gimmonix – an Israeli based startup who has made it its goal to empower online travel entrepreneurs – has completed the first stage development of its unique and innovative Online Travel Booking Engine: Carsolize.
“Small and Mid-size OTAs (online travel agents) have very little choice in a way of travel booking solutions” says Andrey Spektor – company founder and CEO. “It’s either making very significant technology investments, or settling for affiliate, deep-link, and pay-for-referral type of model. We’ve decided to change that with Carsolize.”
Carsolize is an online travel booking engine, which …

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[4 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Samsung signs RealD in nascent 3D TV market

Technology.am (Jan 04, 2010) — Samsung Electronics has announced a joint venture to utilize RealD’s 3D display technology in its TVs, a move that could assist to widen RealD’s business from theaters today to the home tomorrow.
“Together, we are dedicated to enhancing the TV viewing experience with the finest that 3D technology can offer including immersive, lifelike depth and a new realm of color clarity,” Dongho Shin, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics’ Visual Display Division, said in a statement.
3D display technology today is usually restricted to first-class movie theater …

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[15 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Infosys launches a center in Brazil

Technology.am (Dec 15, 2009) — India’s second-largest software services exporter, Infosys Technologies, has announced the opening of a completely owned subsidiary in Brazil.
The first development center of the subsidiary situated in Belo Horizonte, the third largest metropolitan region in Brazil after Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, will present Infosys’ absolute group of services to Brazilian clients and Brazilian subsidiaries of worldwide customers.
Infosys has been present in the Latin American market ever since the establishment of the company’s Mexican subsidiary — Infosys Technologies S De R.L. De CV, in 2007. …

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Seagate enters solid-state drive market

Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Seagate is making a delayed although potentially market-changing entry into the solid-state drives marketplace. Solid-state drives are usually quicker than hard-disk drives, predominantly at retrieving data, and have won restricted approval in the laptop market. Seagate, though, is targeting the more profitable and potentially larger server market and will contend with likes of Intel, Micron Technology, Samsung, and STEC.
Seagate’s first round in the market is the latest Pulsar drive, which is planned for blade computers and general server applications and offers up to 200 gigabytes …

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[8 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Google sues over suspected work-at-home scams

Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Google is taking authorized action to end companies from supposedly using the search giant’s name to trap public into paying for supposed work-at-home kits advertised online and in e-mails.
The company filed a court case on Monday in federal court in Salt Lake City in opposition to Pacific WebWorks and other, unidentified defendants alleging trademark infringement and dilution, unjust competition, federal cyber piracy, and infringement of customer sales practices. The lawsuit can be amended to include the names of further defendants as they are exposed.
“This action …

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Hewlett-Packard to employ sales personnel

Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Hewlett-Packard plans to improve its sales force to carry on winning clients and gets better the way it pitches computers and associated services to corporations, Executive Vice President Ann Livermore said.
The company will employ from services firms and in addition aim chief information officers with sales skills, Livermore said in an interview at Bloomberg’s headquarters in New York today. The company has over 24,000 salespeople, a 50 percent increase from four years ago.
Livermore oversees a unit that account for 47 percent of Hewlett-Packard’s revenue and …

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[7 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Amazon to launch physical store in UK

Technology.am (Dec. 07, 2009) — With Best Buy opening and launching its physical stores in the UK shortly, could the Amazon online giant get set to open up a store too; is it setting up a walk-in store too? All this can sound pretty foolish to us, taking into consideration it’s doing so well by now without the enormous overheads a central London store would bring.
The Sunday Times has reported that Amazon’s at present looking for “bricks-and-mortar stores” to open up in, optimistically adding to its $59.1 billion value. Somewhere …