Posts for October, 2010

Java Gets Deprecated On OS X

In the most recent update for OS X 10.6, Apple has deprecated Java. That is, the Apple produced JVM won’t be supported any more and possibly removed from future versions. Ironically, the update also includes some improvements to Apple’s Java. [Continue]

Business Incubators In India

A reader asked me for a list of incubators in India. Other than CIIE and previously mentioned iAccelerator this is what I had with me. the morpheus Clearstone Venture Partners Aavishkaar Seedfund HeadStart Ventures The Startup Centre National Design Business Incubator (NDBI) Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), by IIT Bombay Technology Business Incubator (TBI), by National Institute of Technology, Calicut Amity Innovation Incubator (AII), by Amity University SIDBI Innovation and Incubation Centre, by IIT Kanpur Periyar Technology Business Incubator Technology Business Incubator, by BITS, Pilani Nirma Labs, seems offline This is only a subset. These institutions will help you get more information on incubators and the investment trends in India: Indian STEPs and Business Incubators’ Association (ISBA) National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB) Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), by S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) Indian Angel Network The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE)

Is Microsoft Getting Insecure About Office?

Microsoft has posted a video of testimonials criticizing OpenOffice. I do believe that some users can have problems with OpenOffice because they think that it is a drop-in replacement for Microsoft Office, the same problem that has plagued Linux since its appearance. I use OpenOffice, as a different office suite with its own feature sets, like excellent support for ODF and one-click PDF export. [Continue]

More Gadgets …

More and more gadgets are being thrown at you in more and more forms. More possibilities and more options. More devices to do the same thing, whether its chat or email or photos or videos. [Continue]



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