Does Costlier Mean More Qualitative?

A follow-up question to the question above could be – does superior branding / reputation equate to a better product? We subconsciouly (or unconsciously) almost always associate the price level of a product (or service) with its value (quality). And we confuse great branding and awesome advertising gimmickry with accompanying QoS. This article is prompted… Read more Does Costlier Mean More Qualitative?

BlackBerry users advised to disable JavaScript after hack hole spotted

RIM has warned BlackBerry users and IT departments to disable JavaScript on their handsets, after the identification of a security flaw that could give hackers unauthorized access to the smartphones after visiting a compromised site. The loophole, which affects devices running BlackBerry 6, could in theory allow access to devices’ memory cards and any data… Read more BlackBerry users advised to disable JavaScript after hack hole spotted

Opensource: The cure to Software Piracy

Software Piracy, as defined by Wikipedia refers to several practices which involve the unauthorized copying of computer software. There is an unspoken consensus, especially in this part of the world, regarding Software Piracy. For computer users to be productive, certain tools must be present on their computers. This includes, but is not restricted to, an… Read more Opensource: The cure to Software Piracy

Country Domain Names Becoming Source of Revenue

Logging in to Facebook? Sure, you can use the social networking site’s full Web address, or you can just type www.fb.me. The keystroke-saving shortcut is possible because the government of Montenegro makes its “country code top-level domain” — the .me suffix — available to commercial and private Internet users, for a fee. Facebook and other… Read more Country Domain Names Becoming Source of Revenue