14 November, 2003

ZDNet India : Kazaa to sell Bollywood films

Sharman Networks, makers of the popular Kazaa peer-to-peer (p2p) software, will sell a feature-length Bollywood movie through its service.

The Bollywood thriller Supari will be offered for sale at US$2.99 a pop after a deal was struck between Sharman Networks partner Altnet Networks, a p2p content provider, and Bollywood film maker Aum Creates. Kazaa users will also be able to purchase music files from the movie for US$0.90 each.

05 November, 2003

ZDNet India : Java vs .Net: battleground India
A very good article comparing the two technologies...

01 November, 2003

E-mail virus surfaces turning PCs into spam machines:
A new e-mail virus capable of turning infected personal computers into "spamming" machines emerged on Friday targeting corporate and home users in Europe and the United States, a computer security expert said.

"The virus installs an SMTP, or simple mail transfer protocol, programme on an infected PC that turns the computer into a type of e-mail computer server capable of sending out torrents of virus-infected messages, Genes said. "