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Five Indian firms among world’s most innovative


September 7th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Five Indian companies including Larsen & Toubro, Hindustan Unilever and Infosys are ranked on Forbes magazine's list of "The World's Most Innovative Companies" topped by four ... Read more...

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CSI appoints first president from Kerala


April 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Satish Babu Sunday took over as the president of the Computer Society of India (CSI), becoming the first Keralite to get to the top post.Founded in ... Read more...

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Scientists crack satellite telephony security code


February 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Satellite telephony is believed to be impregnable and perfectly foolproofed against eavesdropping. But, researchers now have cracked the encryption algorithms of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute ... Read more...

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Fourth conference on open software on in Kerala capital


December 27th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27 (IANS) The fourth international Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Conference, Kerala, got under way here Tuesday.The three-day conference was inaugurated by the release of doves as ... Read more...

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ICTs can help Kerala adapt to climate change


November 19th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) Kerala is vulnerable to long-term effects of climate change and increased use of ICTs will help in formulating a strategy to monitor, mitigate and adapt climate ... Read more...

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IGNOU to launch centre for disabled


October 16th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon establish the first resource centre for the disabled to provide them exclusive skill development courses.The varsity's ... Read more...

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Visually challenged teachers learn computers


August 4th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) For the first time, 238 visually challenged teachers of Kerala have been enabled to operate computers under the state run IT@School Project, which provides information technology ... Read more...

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Software protects water resources from terror attacks


July 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Americans drink from the kitchen tap without worrying about pathogens or microbes, even though water utilities might be vulnerable to bio-terror attacks or natural contaminants. But ... Read more...

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ISRO builds India’s fastest supercomputer


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) State-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has built a supercomputer which is fastest in terms of peak performance of 220 teraflops (220 trillion floating point ... Read more...

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Free animation skills for Kerala school kids


April 29th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) The state-owned IT@School Project in Kerala is all set to empower at least 3,000 schoolchildren with animation movie-making skills.Students in Class 8 and 9 will get ... Read more...

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Brit engineers to put mobile phone in space later this year


January 24th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): With an aim to see if the sophisticated capabilities in today's phones will function in the most challenging environment known, British engineers are planning to put a mobile ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, software that enables everyone to explore the Sun


December 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): ESA has developed a new software that makes the entire library of images from the SOHO solar and heliospheric observatory available online to everyone, everywhere at anytime.JHelioviewer ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest conference on Open Source begins Chennai on Sunday


September 18th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.18 (ANI-Business Wire India): Asia's largest event on open source will open at the Chennai Trade Center on Sunday. West Bengal's Information Technology Minister, Dr Debesh Das, will inaugurate ... Read more...

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Grooveshark Picks Juniper Networks To Serve Users Better


June 27th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grooveshark which is liked by the web users who want to listen to the free music online has picked up Juniper Networks to develop its advanced ... Read more...

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Kerala to formulate separate policy on ICT in education


May 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 28 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister M.A. Baby Friday said the state government would come out with a separate policy on ICT (information and communications technologies) in education that would be ... Read more...

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UN agency to host global telecom meet in Hyderabad from Monday (Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Over 700 delegates from across the globe will converge here for the fifth Telecom Development Conference May 24-June 4 to set the agenda for pushing the advancement of ... Read more...

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Stage set for world telecom meet in Hyderabad


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) A meeting here, beginning Monday, of global telecom experts will adopt the Hyderabad Action Plan that will set the agenda for development of telecommunication and information and ... Read more...

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Googlephone is coming next week for $530


December 31st, 2009 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 31 (DPA) A day after Google announced a media event for its Android mobile phone system next week, new details leaked out Wednesday about the first ever phone to ... Read more...

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Kerala adopts free and open source software in education


November 15th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The Kerala government has adopted free and open source software (FOSS) for the state education department and for e-governance. The curriculum department Saturday has also recommended extension of ... Read more...

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All Kerala government employees to get e-mail IDs


September 15th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday inaugurated the 'Email to All Employees' project, whereby over 475,000 government employees will get e-mail IDs in a phased manner. More than 4,000 ... Read more...

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How sharing is different from gift giving and exchanging marketplace commodities


August 25th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): A new research article has shed light on how sharing is different from gift giving or exchanging marketplace commodities, and how cultural changes affect people's tendency to share. ... Read more...

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Open Source Software saves Indian IT@schools program $2 million


July 23rd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Government authorities in the Indian State of Kerala will save more $US2.27 million by using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) on computers to be installed in schools throughout the state as ... Read more...

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IGNOU inks MoU with IBM India to reform IT education


July 12th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, July 12 (ANI): The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), The Advanced Center for Informatics and Innovative Learning (ACIIL) and IBM India have signed an MoU that would re-invent ... Read more...

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Google’s new OS could hit Microsoft where it hurts


July 11th, 2009 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg San Francisco, July 11 (DPA) It's the ultimate showdown in the technology world, the clash of giants that has been eagerly awaited for years. Web giant Google is taking ... Read more...

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What’s cooking on wok? An internet boom (With Image)


June 21st, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Penang (Malaysia), June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian techie is trying to bring in a quiet revolution with the wok - a large, round-bottomed Chinese cooking vessel. His "wokbolic" is a ... Read more...

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Donate your computer’s idle time to find cure for HIV, Parkinson’s, breast cancer


June 21st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Your computer can be put to good use even when its not in use, for now it's possible to donate the idle time to cutting-edge biomedical research aimed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP supports free software, campaigners upbeat


March 15th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its vision document has come out in favour of free software and open source programmes. While politicians are known to be lavish ... Read more...

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‘Free software allows cheaper long distance phone calls’


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Free software and open source solutions offer a huge potential to link your computer to the mobile phone and the inexpensive Skype networks -- that allows you to ... Read more...

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IBM unveils cloud computing centre for Indian enterprises


September 24th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) Global IT major IBM Wednesday unveiled its cloud computing centre in India's IT hub here to host computing activities for enterprises, provide access to expertise and infrastructures for ... Read more...

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C-DAC ties up with Electronic Corporation of Tamil Nadu


September 12th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (ELCOT) to undertake research in the areas ... Read more...

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New method to investigate the origin of life on Earth


September 3rd, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): Scientists at Penn state University in the US have developed a new computational method that would help them investigate the origin of life on Earth.The teams method ... Read more...

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Battle with Microsoft heats up as Google creates own web browser


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Google Inc, creator of the world's most popular internet search engine, has developed its own web browser in a challenge to Microsoft Corp's dominant Internet Explorer.A test ... Read more...

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Will buying bug-free software ever be possible?


July 19th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) European researchers are working on mathematical foundations of programming to create fault free software in the future. People are remarkably tolerant of software that goes wrong, but when ... Read more...

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Soon, a robotic cook for your kitchen


July 15th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Experts at the Technical University of Munich have developed a new robot, called B21, which can keep track of the contents of a kitchen, and can learn ... Read more...

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LinuxChix-India aims at free software access for women


July 10th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) With a name like LinuxChix-India, you might think its mission is trivial, but their goal is serious: creating equal access for women to enter the world ... Read more...

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