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Dec
02
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by Leo at 8:36 AM
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Last month I purchased Linux For You magazine, since after taking Computer Security as my subject I got more interested in Open Source and Linux based systems. While reading articles I found someone had written about Microsoft’s faulty code that got shipped in Microsoft Zune-30 media players which caused it’s clock freeze down on December 31 2008, which was last day of leap year. After reading that I recalled my college days when I used to talk about companies shipping devices and...
Dec
01
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by Leo at 1:32 PM
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As a regular user on Internet we expect some kind of security, this security is provided in form of Secure Socket Layer(SSL) and Transport Layer Security(TLS). Both security models use Public Key and Private Key for securing connection between two systems. But unless the remote host is trusted we can’t take risk of connection though there’s total encryption in connection since such kinda step can lead to unexpected data monitoring. To solve this problem public keys are certified with digital...
Dec
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:00 AM
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He topped SSC exams and made sure that his enlarged photograph was hung in head-master's office for several years. In late 80's he could have settled in a job with TCS but he chose to join a start-up. At young age, he climbed the corporate ladder of a huge company in the US only to find that his age, accent & race didn't allow him further growth. He returned to India to build...
Nov
30
by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:50 PM
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The CompactFlash association has published CF6.0 specifications, three companies are gearing up for the future. Sony, Nikon & Sandisk have proposed a new memory card format that switches from PATA to the PCI Express serial interface to achieve data transfer rates of up to 500 MBps! These cards will have storage capacity of 2TB. According to the new proposed specifications, the digital SLRs will be able to capture very high quality, raw images and even higher definition videos. The CF has...
Nov
29
by mayurpathak at 4:00 PM
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India has been buzzing with the talks of mobile number portability. After much deliberation and a delay of almost a year, which is not unnatural here, the service is finally going to be launched soon. The new Telecom minister says that it will be piloted in Haryana in December before the pan India launch on January 20 2011. So what does it hold for us? Let us try and find out.
Mobile number portability (MNP) is termed as the process in which a user transfers (process is known as porting) his...
Nov
29
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by Leo at 1:53 PM
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Online Transactions are one of the most talked subjects when e-commerce is concerned. Currently Visa and MasterCard support 3-Domain system to secure your online transactions. The 3-Domain System(3D)is used in 3D-Secure XML based protocol as an added security layer for online transaction. The other protocol that was developed for transaction includes Secure Electronic Transaction(SET) which is open transaction protocol specially developed for securing Credit...
Nov
28
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by Leo at 8:44 PM
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Maverick, does the word seems familiar. If not try to stress your brain a little if you are using Ubuntu 10.10 you will recall its code name is Maverick Meerkat. The Dictionary meaning of Maverick means unbranded range of animal. The word is derived from surname of Samuel Augustus Maverick when this US cattleman refused to brand his cattle. The other meaning of the word Maverick means independent minded and self sufficient this meaning is also coined from nature of Samuel Maverick. You might be...
Nov
27
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by Leo at 11:30 PM
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Have you ever wondered why Internet works so smoothly though there are several devices, protocols and continuous evolution in its architecture. You may find many times some company, organization or government authority suddenly comes up with something new in field of networking which has to be implemented immediately and still we never face any problem at all. Internet is one of the most complex networks ever existed and it still works fine, doesn’t it. Many organizations works towards...
Nov
27
by Kartik Vyas at 9:26 PM
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The season of interviews for MBA admissions is just round the corner and this typically is the time when most of the engineers start taking keen interest into words like economy, GDP, growth rate etc. Till this time our idea of per capita income is limited to the average salary offered during the latest placement season. Once started everyone knows that next year India’s rate is going to 8.5% while China has been consistently clocking 10+ % etc.

Some may even end up answering the question...
Nov
26
by Ankita Katdare at 12:00 AM
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Watch the following presentation. It's dedicated to all CEans and the one and only Biggie. :)

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