The U.S.A. and Russia declared a ceasefire on Syria that goes into effect on Sunday. However looking...

The U.S.A. and Russia declared a ceasefire on Syria that goes into effect this Sunday. However looking at the mainstream media such...

The media unleashed The Full Monty on Trump...

Over the last 2 months, the media has saturated all online news sources with anti-Trump messaging. It does not matter if its Yahoo...

Self Service vs Human Made Keys at Lowes vs. Home Depot...

Home Depot, at the NJ location that I visit, duplicates keys using a person at a counter who is often not available immediately. The...

Etihad Business Lounge Abu Dhabi – Bandwidth Speedtest...

The Etihad Business Lounge in Abu Dhabi has some impressive WiFi bandwidth. Here is a measurement taken around Dec. 26th, 2015

Tata Photon WiFi Max vs Tata Photon WiFi Plus Speeds in Chennai compared using Speedtest...

Below are speed measurements using the Tata Photon WiFi Max and Tata Photon WiFi Plus USB WiFi products. Both tests below were conducted...

ATMs – Best ATM Card Returning Bank Process...

I use a few bank in the NY and NJ area and use ATMs of both the walkin and drive-thru kind. A question that invariably seem to popup...

Denial of Services Attacks and the Need for Re-Thinking Internet Infrastructure...

Recently Meetup has been down for several days due to a reported DDOS attack. What’s important to note here is that large sites...

Richard Quesnel Acquitted on Past Insider Trading Matter Involving Consolidated Thompson...

MONTREAL February 26, 2014 Richard Quesnel, a prominent global senior mining industry executive based in Montreal, Quebec has made...

Spiderman is amazing, Marvel’s offer of free comic books – not so much...

This was a great marketing idea with all online news sources carrying this story including Yahoo. The only hitch is that the Marvel...

Programmer Salaries – The Right Pay...

The one question that seems to come up when chatting with programmers is salaries and hitting a wall when one has a few years of experience...

A Recession State of Mind...

A Recession State of Mind The recession over the last 4-5 years have led companies to economize resources. Companies used the recession...

Cisco SPA504G and Linksys SPA942: Excellent sub $50 IP phones available on eBay....

These two phone models look almost the same. But the Linksys SPA942 has been discontinued while the Cisco 504G looks like an improved...

Emirates Airlines gets it right. Why life is going to be difficult for airlines with union problems....

Recently I had to make a quick trip to India. Economy class options were Emirates, Continental, British Airways, Lufthansa and Air...

Gulf Coast Oil Spill – Is BP really to blame? Or have we forgotten the politicians who favor d...

The failure of BP to plug the undersea oil gusher makes most people quite angry about the company and the oil industry in general....

Be selective in donating to non-profits and donate with a long term commitment...

I donate regularly to a few non-profits that focus on issues that matter to me. These non-profits tend to bombard me with postal mail...

Free WiFi at New Delhi Airport...

On a recent trip to India, I had the pleasant surprise of finding a very nicely implemented free WiFi service at the New Delhi airport....

Paperless check deposits at JPMorgan Chase ATMs...

Banking is one of those activities everyone performs but pays little attention to. I use several banks and have the opportunity to...

The Thing about Bing...

I was not much of a fan of Microsoft’s Live Search. The only time I used it was to save some money on eBay with a promotion that...

Credit Cards and Domain Names...

If you’re like me, you probably have a score of credit cards that were procured for a wide variety of (generally useful) reasons...

“Fix It Again Tony” No More: FIAT...

On a recent trip to Italy and Greece, I was able to appreciate some of the models of cars from Italian auto maker Fiat that dominate...

A Brief Discussion on the Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing...

Late last year, Larry Ellison of Oracle remarked that “We’ll make cloud computing announcements. I’m not going to fight this...

Copyscape: Search for copies of your page on the web...

If you write good copy and publish on the web, chances are that someone has copied/plagiarized it. While in reality, there is very...

RBRC: Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation and Recycling Used Batteries...

If you’re like me, you probably feel bad about tossing batteries (or anything recycleable) into the dustbin. I actually have...

Hotpads.com: a Cool map based real estate search service...

A few days back I came across HotPads.com. What sets HotPads.com apart from other real estate search sites is the ability to use a...

Solo 401k: Defer upto $46,000 in taxes if you’re self employed...

A good way to save for retirement is the Solo 401k and especially now with the stock market close to historic lows. This is a retirement...

Optimize your wireless network before doing anything else...

If you have a new wireless network (or one that your have been using for a while) and you see that your computer is able to get online,...

30% off incentive on eBay with the Microsoft Live Cashback program...

Microsoft Live’s Cashback program offers 30% off virtually anything till a $200 limit in cash back per purchase. The only conditions...

Broken Laptop Cases and Windows XP Stickers...

The other day while browsing eBay for some more useless junk, I came upon a broken backplate of a Dell laptop. This was being sold...

Blockbuster (BBI) making headway against Netflix...

Blockbuster, once known as the go-to place for DVDs and other entertainment rental needs, has taken a nice beating over the last few...

Ajax based interfaces are a golden opportunity for new service revenues...

Stable open source JavaScript frameworks like “MooTools” and “script.aculo.us” that offer advanced effects,...

CNN spoof email: Spammers employ creative copy and design techniques...

For the last two days, I have received about 5 spam emails with a suggestive subject line like “CNN – The daily top”....

Who needs plain old TV with Hulu and TidalTV ?...

Hulu and TidalTV are two online services that deliver television on demand. The first time I visited Hulu.com, I watch an entire episode...

Coding companies and code problems...

We often hear of people complaining about error in their operating systems, software bugs at work and the usual complaints that anyone...

Heineken’s Beer Robot – Pushing the Envelope in Beer Advertising...

It looks like Heineken pushed the price envelope for advertising with the female Robot campaign. More importantly, Heineken has pushed...

Instant online age verification via Integrity...

I came upon this online identity verification service while trying to look at an “adult” video of the upcoming Harold &...

A Thomas Friedman/Discovery Channel look at high tech outsourcing to India...

A Thomas Friedman / Discovery Channel look at high tech outsourcing to India You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this...

The Fall of Bear Stearns...

JP Morgan and the Feds bailed out Bear Stearns over the weekend. But is this really a bailout? Looking at the early morning trading...

GreenHomeGuide: Connects you to advice, information and green professionals....

GreenHomeGuide.com is a website that is an invaluable resource to anyone building a new house or fixing up one to be more efficient...

World Changing – A website that brings you eco-solutions that can be applied right now....

One look at the World Changing website makes it clear that the website has something to do with the environment and green issues. But...

Free WiFi creates a business opportunities for Salty’s Restaurant in Halifax, Canada...

On a recent trip to Halifax, Canada I tried to get online using an open/unprotected wireless network before I tried the pay and play...

FilesTube.com provides a unified search mechanism for searching several filesharing services includi...

FilesTube.com is a new file search service that I came across. An initial check of the service looks like this could turn out to be...

Widgetbox.com supplies a huge collection of free widgets...

With 36,400 widgets, Widgetbox.com is an extremely useful source for any webmaster who wishes to make his/her web page, Myspace profile...

Network Solutions engages in Unethical and Unfair Business Practices by placing a ‘Hold’...

Network Solutions was once the pioneer of the internet domain registration process. Many years later, the company does not have a domain...

Innovative advertisement for Peugeot by Euro RSCG Mezzano...

Awesome creativity that needs no explanation. Watch! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Free Online Service Federal Tax Filing...

TaxAct offers a free federal tax filing service. While federal taxes are free, state level filing is not. TaxAct appears simpler to...

Serious Speed Dating – the Canadian Diabetes Association thinks Out-of-the-Box...

http://www.diabetes.ca/getserious/date/ This is a site that is a spoof on speed dating. Essentially, the site is a slick organization...

Explore and understand nature with the EarthWatch Institute...

EarthWatch Institute is an international non-profit organization. It allows people to participate closely in activities that are focussed...

Domain Registrars and the price of traffic...

Today, I found this terrific domain which had recently expired and was available for registration. My theory about domain names is...

Sun pays $1 Billion for MySQL...

Today Sun announced that it would be purchasing MySQL for $1 Billion in cash and options. For a company that announced revenues of...

Flyrig – simplifying renting apartments in New York City....

Flyrig.com is a new service that delivers a community driven approach to the process of finding rental apartments in New York city....

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