Articles By John Ribeiro

Bin Laden’s death dominates Internet

The announcement late Sunday of the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has set the Internet abuzz, as users searched for information and shared their thoughts on the killing of one of

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 John Ribeiro

BlackBerry maker cries foul over India dispute

Research In Motion has accused unnamed competitors of trying to compound and profit from its problems in India by "suggesting or implying" that RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) will be singled out by

Published on: February 23rd, 2011 John Ribeiro

RIM gives India access to BlackBerry Messenger

Research In Motion has agreed to provide the Indian government with access to BlackBerry Messenger communications on a case-by-case basis, according to a spokesman for the company in India. The company will, however,

Published on: December 7th, 2010 John Ribeiro

RIM gets reprieve in India

BANGALORE- India said that Research In Motion's BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service will continue to be available after Oct. 31, the deadline the government had given RIM to provide interception of communications to Indian

Published on: November 1st, 2010 John Ribeiro

RIM tries to head off Blackberry ban, makes India an offer

Research In Motion has offered to lead an industry forum in India focused on supporting the lawful access needs of law enforcement agencies, while preserving the legitimate information security needs of corporations and

Published on: August 27th, 2010 John Ribeiro

RIM agrees to monitoring of e-mail, IM services in Saudi Arabia

BlackBerry data services can continue in Saudi Arabia after Research in Motion agreed to monitoring of e-mail and instant messaging data services, an official of the country's regulator, Communications and Information Technology Commission,

Published on: August 10th, 2010 John Ribeiro

Yahoo to offer big bucks to hackers with good ideas

Yahoois considering investing in hackers with good ideas and technologies, a company executive said on Saturday."We are open to many ways of having a stake in creative young companies," said Jeff Kinder, Yahoo's

Published on: July 27th, 2010 John Ribeiro

Gunmen in Mumbai attacks used Google Earth, probe reveals

The gunmen who attacked various locations in south Mumbai last week used digital maps from Google Earth to learn their way around, according to officials investigating the attacks.Investigations by the Mumbai police, including

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Bloggers, twitter help Mumbai residents contact relatives

Bloggers pitched in offering information and other help to people worldwide as Indian police and commandos battled it out Thursday with armed militants in two top hotels and a residential complex in south

Published on: November 28th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Mumbai terrorist attacks don’t deter technology companies

The attack in Mumbai is the latest in a string of terrorist attacks across the country, including a number of attacks earlier in Mumbai.The attacks late Wednesday by terrorists using guns and grenades

Published on: November 27th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Court issues notices to Microsoft, Google, Yahoo for gender selection ads

Microsoft, Google and Yahoo were issued notices by India's Supreme Court on Wednesday, following a complaint that they were promoting techniques and products for the selection of an unborn child's gender through advertising

Published on: August 15th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Cisco offers zero interest financing to SMBs in India and China

The new offering is being rolled out in China, India, Hong Kong and South Korea, and will cover services sold to SMBs directly by Cisco or through its partners.The scheme was earlier introduced

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Windows 7 touch-screen interface allows users to interact with their PCs – INCLUDES VIDEO

Microsoft demonstrated its multi-touch interface for its upcoming Windows 7 operating system on Tuesday. The interface provides a touch-screen input for users to interact with their computers.Video Demo of Microsoft Surface & Laser

Published on: May 29th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Superhot Indian IT Services market to reach $11b by 2010

India's IT services market is forecast to grow to US$10.73 billion by 2011, at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 23.2 percent, as outsourcing emerges as a more favoured option for companies

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Microsoft backs Zune with new products

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled three new models of its Zune portable digital media players featuring touch-sensitive buttons for navigating the device, the ability to sync with wireless networks, and flash memory in

Published on: October 3rd, 2007 John Ribeiro