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The Era of Mechanical Computing: When Computers were Bigger than a Room

by January 3, 2012

The first programmable computing device was Charles Babbage’s difference and analytical engine, though they were never finished they greatly inspired later computers

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Looking Ahead to 2012

by January 3, 2012

Most of India’s tech action in 2012 will
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Internet/WWW: Over Two Decades of Connectivity

by January 3, 2012

Internet or the World Wide Web has shaped our lives in many aspects and transformed the way we work, recreate and even live – all in a short span of time. In this article, we take a comparative look at how internet is playing an active role in our lives

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The Dawn of the Internet Age: Computer Becomes Indispensable

by January 3, 2012

How it all started? How Sputnik led to early Internet and how WWW was created? Here is an account.

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Integrating Humans with Electronics

by January 3, 2012

Bionics has transcended the realm of science fiction and entered real life. Excellent strides have been made to demonstrate amazing advancements in this field including some of the areas that have matured to providing a commercial generally available product in the market. Here is a timeline

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Pathbreaking Operating Systems

by January 3, 2012

Whether it is mobile phone or a computer, operating system is an integral part that runs them. With time, many operating systems were released –most of them became obsolete and are now a part of history. However, there are few which revolutionized the computing world

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Power Hardware

by January 3, 2012

Be it a component of a PC or a breakthrough hardware like iPad, there are some amazing products that have changed technology, and our lives

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Post World War: The Era of Transistor Computers

by January 2, 2012

Transistors Transistors replaced vacuum tubes and ushered in the second generation of …

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Indians Who Shaped Indian IT

by January 2, 2012

Ajai Chowdhry: When HCL was founded in 1976, there were only 15 computers …

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Integrated Chips: Miniaturization of Computer Begins

by January 2, 2012

Integarted chips made computers accessible to a mass audience because of their small size and price

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Indian Companies That Made it Large

by January 2, 2012

Are achievemnets limited to companies of the West? Or for those who establsihed themselves outside India? Can world-class products and companies come out of this country? The answer is YES and there are many successful Indian IT companies to prove that. Here’s a glimpse of a few who’ve made their mark on the global landscape.

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Tech That Has Impacted The Common Indian

by January 2, 2012

A technology is useless if not implemented properly. Here are some projects implemented by the Indian Govt as well as the private sector that have used technology to benefit millions of Indians

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Early Expressions of Computing

by January 2, 2012

From 16th century algorithms to 18th century punch cards, Boolean Algebra and Chinese Abacus, the quest for mechanised computing has seen it all. Here, we take a detailed look at the predecessors of modern-day computing

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History of Computing: Timeline

by January 2, 2012

Here we present a detailed timeline of events and milestones in the history of computing

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The Story of Computer: From Abacus to Windows

by January 2, 2012

The need to count and calculate led man to create Abacus. As …

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The Syntax to Great Computing

by January 2, 2012

Programming Languages have been shaping our world for innumerable years. Anything that is remotely linked to tech, or is even man-made, has some sort of a program beneath it. In this article, we trace the development of programming languages and also contemplate the future.

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Companies that Stood the Test of Time

by January 2, 2012

They came, they saw, they conquerred while some vanished. A look at the companies that survived, innovated, re-innovated and made an impact to our lives and to the industry

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Saluting IT Companies and Their Contributions

by January 2, 2012

Interestingly, India’s second oldest IT magazine, PCQuest turns 25 before I do! Our …

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The Next Big Thing in IT: Quality of Service

by January 2, 2012

The key focus area for companies in the coming years – to use technology for providing top-notch quality of service. Such companies will have the real edge, and become the real winners

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