Wednesday, May 17, 2006

India IT News Capsule - May 06, Issue 2


  • People in Punjab have a new mobile vernacular offering. Tegic Communications, a subsidiary of America Online India has launched T9 text input facility in Punjabi language.
  • Airtel has launched a new "Save my contacts" service for Delhites. For a mere Rs 30 per month, Airtel users can store their mobile contacts on Airtel servers and receive them via SMS. There would be no cost for the SMS involved in retrieving the contacts.
  • Reliance WebWorld, one of the key cybercafe chains across India(242 cafes in 111 cities) is offering a kids certificate program this summer. Called "Little Genius", the program teaches kids in the age group of 5-13 years stuff like surfing internet, searching for news, accessing e-mail, etc over a period of 7 days
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is the latest among the afflictions found to affect IT workers who sit on their chairs for lengthy periods of time. DVT occurs most commonly in the veins of the legs, which can be caused when blood flow is restricted, such as by a chair digging into the back of the legs. It is characterised by excruciating pain in the lower back.
Today is the last day for the India IT quiz before the answers are out. So try your hand at it before you get complacent of having known all the answers once they are published.

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