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Zend To Collaborate With Adobe

Original Source Zend To Collaborate With Adobe To Accelerate Rich Web Application Development Using PHP and Open Source Flex Framework New Collaboration Combines the Flexibility, Reliability and Productivity of […]

This is why I will NOT buy iPhone 3G

No video calling, No AD2P on the Bluetooth, CAN’T share ANY (mp3, images, videos….) files via bluetooth, Can’t use as a wireless modem, (you pay ridiculous data charges to activate […]

Google Suggest goes live!

Another search feature is set to move out of Google Lab and go mainstream. The feature, called Google Suggest automatically recommends options for the rest of your search term as […]

Facebook bans Scrabulous

Scrabulous has been exterminated from Facebook once and for all, and not just in the U.S.A. and Canada but in the U.K. and Australia as well. Mattel Inc., which owns […]

Anatomy of a malware scam

Anyone who has a blog has probably seen blog spam; comments to the blog that simply try to entice people to go to some other site. Most of the time […]

Net telephony opens in India

In a significant step that will have bearing on Indian telecom services and push the rates down further, Telecom regulator on Monday recommended complete opening up of Internet telephony. The […]

YouTube not profitable: Google

YouTube in not a profitable venture, Google said in a recent disclosure. Ad sales revenue from the popular video sharing site has not had “any material effect” on the revenue […]

Cuil is no match for Google!

Rest easy, Google … The much-hyped new search engine Cuil (pronounced “cool”), purports to index more Web pages than any of its rivals. But based on its Monday debut, the […]

Microsoft, Google fight over Yahoo!

Google and Microsoft will spar today at a congressional hearing called to examine whether Google’s revenue-sharing deal with No 2 search rival Yahoo will harm competition. Google, with more than […]

Yahoo lanches new search tool

Separating wheat from the chaff during Internet searches can be a challenge: major search engines tend to substitute quantity for quality, returning many thousand results few users have the time […]

After Yahoo, Microsoft eyes Facebook

Microsoft is considering buying the social notworking site Facebook. According to the Wall Street Journal, the shy and retiring, softly spoken Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been running around with […]

Google launches YouTube for India

Popular video sharing site YouTube on Wednesday announced the launch of its local Indian site ( that features a localised homepage and search functions. “YouTube India would allow users […]

Google offers Hinglish translation

TO MAKE Google more acceptable amongst the Hindi speaking population of India, the internet search company has included Hindi in its popular Google translate application, which will allow automated translation […]

Will investors punish Yahoo?

Now that Microsoft has withdrawn its unsolicited buyout bid, Yahoo investors who are outraged and seeking to extract some pain may gear up to engage in several actions, ranging from […]

Microsoft pulls its Yahoo offer

Microsoft is withdrawing its offer for Yahoo after talks between the two companies broke down on Saturday, a source told CNET Microsoft hiked its offer to $33 a share, […]

Is SOA getting boring?

At IBM’s annual Impact SOA bash last week, software group head Steve Mills stated that the next frontier for SOA is really not a frontier at all: it’s the basic […]

Trojan Found in GoogleHacks Setup !

Hi I recently downloaded GoogleHacks from the official Google Site. To my astonishment, AVG Free Version detected “Trojan Horse Agent.TGL” in the GoogleHacks.exe. The only logical explanation I can come […]

Yahoo joins OpenSocial

 Yahoo! yesterday announced its decision to combine forces with rival online giants (significantly, Google) to make the open online platform — OpenSocial, a success. The project aims to develop a […]

Google Visualization API

If you’re tired of boring old data sets that lack the pizazz of Web 2.0ocity, then Google has the API for you. Meet the Google Visualization API, which gives developers […]

A Face Lift for Facebook!

Developers of the popular social-networking Web site Facebook have unveiled a preview of the changes that will be incorporated in the layout of Facebook profiles in the coming weeks. They […]

Watchout for IBM QEDWiki

What is QEDWiki? QEDWiki is a browser-based assembly canvas used to create simple mashups. A mashup maker is an assembly environment in which the creator of a mashup uses software […]

Beware of Valentine’s Day virus !

Anti-virus authorities in China have warned computer users to beware of Valentine’s Day computer viruses. Valentine’s Day computer viruses, especially “Vbs_Valentin.A,” spread chiefly through emails or online chat systems; Xinhua […]

Yahoo! may reject Microsoft offer :(

The board at Yahoo! plans to reject Microsoft’s unsolicited $44.6bn takeover offer, the Wall Street Journal reports. Quoting “a person familiar with the situation,” the publication states that after a […]

Will Opera Mobile be free now ?

Opera should be bracing for impact. Quite possibly for the first time, Opera Software will receive real pressure in the mobile-browser space from Firefox Mobile and Skyfire. Like Opera’s cell […]

Yahoo Launches Soul-Search Engine

Hoping it will push them to the top of an increasingly competitive market, Internet portal Yahoo has added soul-search capabilities to its expanding line of search tools, company executives announced […]

Sun make doohickeys open source

A brainchild of Sun Microsystems’ research wing, the Small Programmable Object Technology (Sun SPOT) platform code is now open to Java developers at large. Sun SPOTs are palm-sized battery powered […]

Yahoo! to axe its 1000 employees

Yahoo! president Sue Decker believes her company is “moving from catch-up mode to a mode of true differentiation.” But its fourth quarter profits were down 23 per cent, and it […]

Enterprise search with PHP and Apache Solr

Posted by: Martin Streicher (, Editor in Chief, McClatchy Interactive Discover how to combine an enterprise-worthy search engine — Apache Software Foundation’s Solr — with your PHP application. In “Build […]

Academics slam Java

Learn a real language The choice of Java as a first programming language in computer science courses is undermining good programming practice, according to two leading academics. In a withering […]

Yahoo! Go 3.0 Launched in US

Yahoo! has announced the launch of its all-in-one mobile offering, “Yahoo! Go 3.0” beta at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2008 in Las Vegas. “Yahoo! Go 3.0” enables users […]

Google Hacks

Google Hacks is a compilation of carefully crafted Google searches that expose novel functionality from Google’s search and map services. For example, you can use it to view a timeline […]

Opera Revives IE Complaint About Microsoft

Following the European Union’s Court of First Instance decision in September completely upholding a 2004 European Commission ruling that Microsoft had abused its dominant market position, many observers felt it […]

Sneak Peek at PHP 6

Taking a look at PHP 6   While most web hosts are still in the PHP 4 era, the PHP developers are already planning and working on PHP 6. Lets […]