Patent Wars!

I am back. After almost four months. And lots has happened in the meanwhile. Baba Ramdev, Anna Hazare, India in England, Wimbledon, and much more. On a personal front, I have changed jobs and cities, and am back to Gurgaon. Amongst all the other noise, one of the most fascinating, and disgusting, events has been […]

Rescuing my Laptop!

From my days at BITS, when did a fresh install of the OS almost every month, to the post BITS era, where a fresh install was almost unheard of, it has been some transition. From someone who would install Linux (pre-Ubuntu days) and then hunt for drivers, to someone who would not trust himself with […]

Microsoft has thrown the gauntlet!

If you thought that the search engine wars were settled, with Yahoo! laying down arms, you couldn’t be farther from the truth. Rupert Murdoch reignited the battle saying that he could de-index the WSJ and other content providers from Google. Now Microsoft (MS) has gone a step ahead and offered New Corp money to provide […]

Some people just don’t learn

After the Vista fiasco, I hoped Microsoft would learn. But guess what – they haven’t!! The new Windows 7 is all set to be released inĀ 6 different versions. Aren’t we all pissed with the nonsense?? Don’t you get it?? The Home Premium version, which would set you back by USD 260, does not offer Remote […]

Post of the day..

.. comes from the big bad Microsoft Corporation (that too from the IE folks!) It discusses the various suggestions for the name of IE8. I guess this stems from the gazillion different versions of the Vista. IE Desktop Online Web Browser Live Professional Ultimate Edition for the Internet (the marketing team really pushed for this […]