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Birds of a feather fight each other
It's four months since Net telephony was legalised in India from April 1. Is it "Just a talking point," queried eWorld then, but today the Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSPs) aren't even on talking terms with each other. So where does this kind of team spirit leave the customer? More


Caught napping, again!
Looks like the Indian IT industry is missing out on opportunities, one after another. Will it wake up in time? More


All in the game
FACE it, the efficacy of the credit card service in India isn't really the best in the world. But does that mean you surrender the card and deny yourself the advantages of using the plastic card? Not at all. Just as you don't lock yourself at ... More


A twist to the tale
Detective novels tell you why timing is vital to the plot. The case involving Phaneesh Murthy of Infosys is getting more and more curious on the time element. More


Info is the real dough
Return on investment is a certainty as long as technology provides you access to information. More


Special effects made simple
There's nothing quite like special effects to add some zing to your computing experience. This week's pick of software puts the spotlight on a handful of software that help you create special effects on your PC. Simple Vision This software ... More


Installing audio, video devices
Recently my PC crashed. I got a new hard disk installed. Now I do not get any sound or the multimedia graphics such as welcome and goodbye messages. Should I have a sound card installed? If so, where do I get the software for this? Can I get ... More

Restricting access to hard disk
I am using Win Me edition in my PC. I have a stand-alone machine and do not have any network. I want my hard disk to be protected by not saving any files without my access. When I switch on the PC and go out for just 15 minutes, the children ... More

Recording hitch
I need to record only the sound from a movie (.dat) file . When I try this using sound recorder and windows media player 7.0, I get a message saying "Another application is recording audio. Stop recording with this other application and then ... More

Formatting hard disk
I had Windows 98 OS loaded in my machine. As I was trying to load MS Office 2000 on Windows98 platform, it started giving installation error and ultimately stopped working. When I tried to format the hard disk using DOS format command, it gave ... More


Dusty lanes join info highway
A shack-like structure in an interior TN village spells hope — it's no arrack shop but an Internet kiosk. More


Have the cake & eat it too?
It looks like one can now work from home while keeping the boss happy. But more needs to be done to perfect telecommuting. More

All dressed up this year too but nowhere to go?
It's convocation time again at IIT Madras. But what a world of a difference. Last year, (see picture above) eWorld featured this young man (in the issue dated August 8, 2001) walking with a spring in his step and a smile that promised to go right ... More


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