Pages I found interesting today while surfing the web...
|The 100% unofficial blog of the Indian Prime Minister|
|The True Cost of Amazon's New Kindle|
"A teardown analysis of the Kindle 2 by market research firm iSuppli estimates the cost to build the device at $185.49, or about 52% of its retail price of $359. ISuppli takes apart consumer electronics to identify the manufacturer's suppliers and estimate the cost of the device's components, providing a rough idea of the profit margin for each unit sold"
|Bluetooth 3.0 Gets Official|
"The next generation of Bluetooth will offer faster transfer speeds and should be commercially available in devices in about 9 months"
|Google tries jump-starting 3D Web with O3D|
"Google released software called O3D to bring accelerated 3D graphics to browsers, a significant effort but not the only one to try to endow Web applications with some of the computing muscle that PC programs can use"
|Oracle expected to slash thousands of Sun Microsystems jobs|
"Oracle, which has reshaped the business technology industry by acquiring and carving up other companies, is sure to shed thousands of Sun workers after its $7.4 billion acquisition of the server and software company, industry observers say. Some figure it will cut from a third to a half of Sun's work force."
|VMware's version of flexibility doesn't include Microsoft Hyper-V|
"VMware promises new levels of flexibility in the data center with vSphere, its cloud operating system, but is still promoting vendor lock-in by refusing to support competing virtualization products."
|$4.5 million from Microsoft targets Houston digital divide|
"The program, Wireless Empowered Community Access Network, better known as WeCan Works, was made possible, in large part, by a $4.5 million grant from software giant Microsoft Corp"
|Software Pirates Getting Bolder Too, Says Microsoft Study|
"Microsoft study indicates that it's quite possible you're using pirated software even if you tried in good faith to buy legit software"
|New multiplayer modes coming to 'Halo Wars'|
"Real-time strategy game Halo Wars will introduce three new multiplayer options as part of a downloadable content package"
|Web Messenger in Hotmail now in seven more countries|
"Web Messenger in Windows Live Hotmail is now available in the following countries: Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, the UK and the US"
|Microsoft's negotiations with Yahoo intensify|
"Microsoft has stepped up discussions with Yahoo about a partnership designed to challenge Google in the Internet search market"
Stories I shared on Google Reader today...
|Obama Explains the National Debt - No Problem|
from: Daryl Cagle's Cartoon Web Log
|About whom did Narendra Modi say “Lalava”?(Video)|
from: Kate Gregory's Blog
|Windows Live Writer Tip #6 – Inserting Quotes|
|The Oprah Winfrey Effect on Twitter|
from: Digital Inspiration - Technology Blog
|Yahoo to cut 5 percent of jobs|
from: MSN Money News - MSFT
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