Microsoft Goes Cheap with Dynamics CRM Online

You can almost hear them now — those marketing guys in the Microsoft corner offices — gotta beat the competition…no…gotta squash the competition…How can we do it? Better product? No…cheaper prices…yeah! At least that’s how we think it went when Microsoft was laying out it’s strategy for the release of Microsoft Dynamics Online.

Microsoft gives cops COFEE: free computer forensic tools

Cops doing computer forensic work already have a ton of tools to choose from, but Microsoft is doing its part to help out as well — the company just revealed that it’s been distributing a special thumb drive to cops in 15 countries to help them identify and extract information from suspects’ computers. The drive,…

What is Blu-ray Disc?

Blu-ray Disc is an optical disc storage media format used for high-definition video and data storage having the same dimensions as a standard DVD or CD. The blue-violet laser is used to read and write this type of disc, hence the name. Blue laser rays of 405 nanometer is used for Blu-ray Disc, while red…

What is WiMAX Technology?

WiMAX stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. It is a  telecommunications technology providing wireless data over long distances in a variety of ways, from point-to-point links to full mobile cellular type access. It is based on the WirelessMAN (IEEE 802.16) standard. WiMAX is a highly scalable, long-range system, covering many kilometers using licensed spectrum…

Seven Principles Of Software Development

The First Principle: The Reason It All Exists A software system exists for one reason: to provide value to its users. All decisions should be made with this in mind. Before specifying a system requirement, before noting a piece of system functionality, before determining the hardware platforms or development processes, ask yourself questions such as:…

Hotmail Bhatia Launches SabSeBolo

Sabeer Bhatia, founder of Hotmail.com, has announced the launch of SabSeBolo.com, the country’s first free, reservation-less audio conferencing facility. To sign-up for the service, you need to log on to SabSebolo.com and enter your email id and password. In return, you’re given a permanent conference id and a pin. To start conferencing, you need to…

Performance Comparison of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) with Existing Distributed Communication Technologies

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is a distributed communication technology that ships as part of the .NET Framework 3.0. This article concentrates on comparing the performance of WCF with existing .NET distributed communication technologies. A prerequisite for this article is sufficient understanding of WCF. For an architectural overview of WCF please read “Windows Communication Foundation Architecture…