Online Instant Messengers – Adapting to the Web 2.0 Era

With competition hotting up in the internet messenger space, their web versions are seeing a lot of innovation Meebo presents a single unified interface for all popular IM clients including those from Yahoo, AOL, Google and MSN.

The Soaring Rupee – Causes and Impact

India is facing a peculiar problem of ‘Dutch Disease’. The term refers to a situation where there are large inflows of foreign exchange due to discovery of natural resources or massive foreign investment in the country which in turn leads to appreciation of the currency, undermining the traditional export industries.

The Difference Between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0

Web 1.0 – Mostly read-only web Web 2.0 – Mostly read-write web Web 3.0 ? – Maybe the proportion of users who product actual content rather than just consume content will grow.

What Kind of Money Do Bloggers Make ?

The hard-working Paula Neal Mooney has compiled a new list of Blogger salaries detailing the annual blog earnings of various bloggers from across the globe.

HLL is now Hindustan Unilever Ltd

India’s largest FMCG company, HLL has unveiled a new corporate identity represented by a new logo and also a new name Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL).

Most Common Web Design Mistakes

I spent a few hours reading WebPagesThatSuck – the site is filled with truck-loads of good advice on Web Design from the guru – Vincent Flander.

Forget metros, Tier II cities to lead the growth wave

After the top 8 metros of India, its now focus on tier II and III cities as these cities would drive the investment and growth phase of the country owing to the huge unexplored potential in these cities.

The Young Afghan Girl by Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry captured this memorable young Afghan Girl photograph in 1985 that adorned the cover of National Geographic Magazine in 1985. This young Afghan girl with here unforgettable green eyes is now one of the most famous face in the world.

Investing in Public Provident Fund — Part II

Withdrawal The investor is permitted to make one withdrawal every year beginning from the seventh financial year of an amount not exceeding 50% of the balance at the end of the fourth year or the financial year immediately preceding the withdrawal, whichever is less.