Monthly Archives: January 2013

The new normal

Internet activist Aaron Swartz’s tragic death has triggered a debate on copyrights. Swartz was caught downloading millions of academic papers from JSTOR, an academic publisher. His intention was to broaden access, not to make money by stashing them up. Restricting … Continue reading

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Online safety: simple tips

Many of us have got our email accounts hacked sometime or the other. If you are using a good email program such as Gmail or Yahoo! Mail, use its two-step verification process to make it tough for hackers. Even if … Continue reading

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An empire builder

In a recent chat show Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recalled his early struggle days. It took him 60 meetings with investors to raise one million to start Amazon. He had to coax $50,000 from 22 investors each. In 1994 not … Continue reading

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Mobile Internet, the tipping point

Given the state of the fixed landline in the country and the prices of the PCs less than 10% of the population… Continue reading

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