Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Future is in Wi-Max and 4G

10/31/2006
Motorola Inc’s, Padmasree Warrior, executive vice- president and chief technology officer believes the future is in Wi-Max and 4G. Currently India uses 2.5G technologies and BSNL is seeking to rollout 3G networks and has placed an order for equipment worth $5 billion.
Warrior is seens as the India IT industry’s poster girl and rated one of the four most influential women executives by Fortune magazine. Motorola has the proprietary Canopy wireless broadband solution which it has taken up in Rajasthan for a pilot project.

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Monday, October 16, 2006

India beats England in the 1st ODI of the Champions Trophy

10/16/2006
India beats England in the 1st ODI of the Champions Trophy. The match was played in Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Chogan Stadium), Jaipur where India won the toss Elected To Bowl. India bowled out England for 125 runs in only 37 overs. India then batted to make 126 for 6 in just over 29 overs. The Man of the Match was Munaf Patel for his bowling performance taking 3 wickets.

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Thursday, October 05, 2006

Microsoft and Hughes plan to develop roadband-enabled information and communications technology kiosks

10/05/2006
Microsoft and Hughes plan to develop 5,000 broadband-enabled information and communications technology kiosks across rural India. The kiosks are scheduled to be deployed in 200 small towns and rural regions.

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Monday, October 02, 2006

Delhi government is considering declaring the outbreak as an epidemic

10/02/2006
Delhi government is considering declaring the outbreak as an epidemic after the number of dengue cases rose from September last year to this year to 448. The national capital has reported 121 fresh cases in the past week, and has killed 11 people so far. Dengue virus is spread by the bite of female aedes mosquito that breeds in clean stagnant water. The disease could spread further in the next two months because the present weather helps in breeding of aedes mosquito.

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