Articles by Surojit Chatterjee

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FTC Urges Lawmakers to Pass Consumer Privacy Laws: What Next?

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stepped up its game on Monday, March 26, and urged Congress to enact laws for protecting users' online privacy. In addition, the FTC also called on companies to speed up self-regulation, so Internet users can gain more control over their personal data.

Australia, Huawei Lock Horns Over Cyber Security Concerns

Huawei, China's largest equipment manufacturer, has just lost a shot at billions of dollars worth of infrastructure sales to Australia. In light of China's reputation for cyber-espionage, the Australian government has decided to block Huawei from bidding on Australia's roughly AUS$36 billion National Broadband Network project. The decision was reported on March 26.

Windows 8 Versus Mountain Lion: Which is the First True Multi-Platform OS?

Microsoft VS Apple, the old wars are back again. But, now the battle is for best multi-platform OS. Both the big OS giants are narrowing the gap between their desktop and mobile OSes with the launch of Windows 8 and Mountain Lion. But, which of these two can be called the first true multi-platform OS? Let's find out.

iPhone 5: What is Apple CEO Tim Cook Doing in China?

Tim Cook has taken a step that Steve Jobs never did: Visit China. This is the first time an Apple CEO has visited the country in an official capacity, several sources report, including Apple-centric blog AppleInsider.

Apple May Integrate Baidu Search in iOS: Should Google Be Afraid?

Apple's actions are day-by-day making it clear that the world's most valuable company is separating from Google. Earlier reports indicated that Apple was parting ways with Google Maps in iPhoto and now, according to the latest reports, Baidu is going to be the default search engine for iOS device in China.

T-Mobile Slashes 1900 Jobs: Why?

T-Mobile USA, the 4th largest wireless carrier in the United States is slashing jobs like nobody's business. The company plans to cut 1,900 jobs in 7 call centers, as it tries to stay relevant in a cutthroat mobile business. This comes after the failed acquisition by AT&T, which ironically had plans to save and create jobs than putting 1,900 workers out of a job at a time when jobs are not easy to come by. The FCC who stroked down the deal must be scratching its head right now after this reve...

Tek Robotic Mobilization Gives Paraplegic New Freedom

Technology is quickly advancing and many of the new, innovative tech toys released in recent years were things we thought would not have been possible earlier. Yet technology has proved there are no boundaries. Something new is on the horizon today, something that could change the lives of paraplegics forever if done right.

Angry Birds Space Skips Windows Phone For Now, But Should You Care?

Fans of Angry Birds on the Windows Phone platform are not happy due to a decision made by Rovio, the creators of Angry Birds. There's a new version of the most popular mobile game out, called Angry Birds Space. This version is the most innovative one among all the previous versions of the game that Rovio has been churning out on a regular basis. As you might have expected, Angry Birds Space takes place in space, but while the gameplay mechanics are the same, there are some changes that will m...

GeForce GTX 680: Kepler GPU Makes Nvidia Graphics King

Nvidia recently revealed its latest graphics card, the GeForce GTX 680, claiming back the crown from AMD. The new card employs Nvidia's new Kepler GPU architecture for improved performance, with lower power consumption. Following the 40-nm Fermi, Kepler comes with a fully redesigned streaming multiprocessor focusing on efficiency, as well as GPU Boost to dynamically adjust clock speed within power consumption limits.

iOS 5.1 Safari Bug Allows Hackers to Spoof URLs: How?

A recently discovered vulnerability in Apple's mobile Safari Web browser allows malicious Web sites to display a URL that is not the Web site's actual address. This can trick users into submitting sensitive personal information. So iOS 5.1 users, beware.

Microsoft Bans Pirate Bay Links in Windows Live Messenger: Why?

The Pirate Bay is the most popular BitTorrent site, but it is one of the most loathed sites as well. The torrent Web site has been attacked repeatedly in the past few months by several countries, and many ISPs have been forced to block their customers' access to the Web site. Microsoft recently joined the battle, and now its MSN chat service refuses to pass on links to The Pirate Bay, claiming they are unsafe.

TacoCopter: Get Ready to See Your Tacos Delivered by Air

When the first quadcopters were developed, they seemed like incredibly cool toys you could control with your smartphone. In a fast-paced tech world, students and researchers soon started to experiment with the quadrotor devices, getting them to fly aggressively, work together to build towers or demonstrate complex swarm patterns.

RIM to Give Taste of BlackBerry 10 Devices to Developers in May

In early May, Research in Motion (RIM) will provide software developers with prototypes for its upcoming Blackberry smartphone platform, expected to launch later this year. RIM will give out as many as 2,000 BlackBerry 10 test models at its BlackBerry Jam Convention in Orlando, scheduled for May 1-3.

New iPad 3 Versus Asus Transformer Prime: Tablet Shootout

Windows tablets are just a few months away, but for now Apple continues to dominate the tablet market with its new iPad, recently released. The Asus Transformer Prime, however, may be the one to spark up some real competition against the new iPad. Thought Asus' tablet was designed to challenge Apple's iPad 2, it also faces the third-generation iPad quite well.

New iPad 3: Top Problems to Consider Before You Buy the New Apple Tablet

Apple's new iPad barely hit the shelves just over a week ago, but complaints are already starting to pile up. While the highly anticipated tablet packs some exciting features such as Retina display, quad core graphics and 5-megapixel iSight camera, there are also a few glitches in the matrix.

Microsoft Bans Its Marketing and Sales Group From Using Apple Products: Why?

In today's competitive world, Microsoft and Apple are known rivals and each does its best to reach the top and gain a larger share of the market. With such tough rivalry, it makes sense to promote and use your own products, instead of the competition's. On this note, Microsoft is now banning purchases of Apple products with company funds.

iPhone 5 Rumors Roundup: From Release Date to Features (What to Expect)

Last year, Apple managed to sell roughly 30 million iPhones in the last quarter alone. Since it launched the iPhone 4S, it sold about 20 million units of the handset, making it one of the best sellers in the history of smartphones. The next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5, is expected to be even more popular. Analysts forecast that Apple will sell about 50 million iPhone 5 units in 2012 and 2013.

What if Apple Launched Its Own Voice Service?

The new iPad is the first 4G device from Apple and the next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5, is all set to be second. But a job posting at Apple Web site reveals that the tech giant may add more connectivity features to the upcoming iPhone.

New iPad 3 Facing Smart Cover Problem: Why?

Apple' new iPad is a lot like iPad 2, except when it come to Smart Covers. Smart Covers, unveiled in 2011 along with iPad 2, are one of the coolest features of iPad. Along with adding fancy to the tablet, smart covers also offer ease of use functionality. Covering the tablet's screen with smart cover makes the iPad go to sleep and opening the cover wakes up the tablet. But now most of the smart covers on the new iPad do not work in the way as they were supposed to be or they used to work o...