Archive for December, 2006

Cyber criminals of the world have already started testing the new version of Microsoft’s much touted Vista operating system and are trying to find critical flaws so that they can uleash malicious software and bugs into the coumputers of unsuspecting users. According to the BBC , the launch of the Vista will be a major […]


Music record labels have decided to sue the hugely popular mp3 download site allofmp3.com. According to reports, majore names such as Arista Records, Warner Brothers, Capitol and UMG Recordings have decided to se the Russia based site. The labels accuse of selling mp3s witout permission, a charge that has been denied by Mediaservices, the firm […]


Wishing all BotHack readers a Merry Christmas. Prezzle is the unique and entertaining way to send personalized VIRTUAL gifts and messages. Prezzle is online gift giving with a WOW. A Prezzle is the perfect last minute holiday gift. Every Prezzle is valuable because they contain gift certificates and special messages from the sender. A Prezzle […]


The Ipod is the world’s most recognizable mp3 player. So much that five yers after Apple released the iconic mp3 player, it’s still going strong. There’s now an 80 Gb version of the player. View the specifications here.  With all the hype and hoople surrounding the player, what customers would think of next would be […]


Adobe India is conducting a contest for students (Adobe Developer Olympiad) on the development of Rich Internet Application using Flex /ColdFusion technologies. The objective of this contest is to get the student community excited about Adobe’s RIA products and bring out innovative ideas. This contest is open to any student of a recognized university in […]


James Kim, CNET.com’s Senior Editor is no more. James disappeared along with his family when he was on vacation in Oregon. His family was rescued two days ago but James was still missing. James’s body was found by search and rescue workers yesterday. Source   “Josephine County Undersheriff Brian Anderson said James Kim had walked up […]


Sony has launched a disc player that runs on the much touted Blu-Ray technology.  Picture source – Best Buy Blu-Ray page   What is Blue-ray? Blu-ray, also known as Blu-ray Disc (BD), is the name of a next-generation optical disc format jointly developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), a group of the world’s leading consumer […]


So you have read tons of tutorials, guides, FAQ’s and you have some kind of image of what computer security is. The next logical step that you should make is to start learning a programming language. I’m not going to describe each language ( its advantages and disadvantages ). Instead I will focus on just […]


All the robotics entusiats who missed the Session by Dr. Prahlad Vadakkepat at IIT M during Shaastra, here is a second chance. He is touring Kerala next week. Unlike Shaastra where Dr. Prahlad displayed a few soccer playing robots with his students from the NUS, in Kerala he would give a few sessions on his […]


College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, presents “Kurukshetra 07” – a national level multi-disciplinary inter college technical festival to be held during January 4 – 7, 2007. With over 35 events, ranging from Robotics to Online Programming Contest, Business Plan Competition to the Open Kurukshetra Main Quiz, and prizes worth Rs.  9 lakhs – Kurukshetra […]