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Hacker wanted by FBI held in India For Carding Crimes

Nikhil Kolbekar, aka HellsAngel, was arrested on July 11 in Mumbai, India. Eric Bogle, known as Swat Runs Train, and Justin Mills, or xTGxKAKAROT, were taken into custody in Canada, respectively Colorado, US. HellsAngel and Bogle is suspected of selling complete credit card details, including names, addresses, social security numbers, birth dates, and bank account information. He also sold remote desktop protocol (RDP) access data that could be utilized to breach computers in countries such as Turkey, India, Czech Republic, Brazil, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and others.

Global IT touch to spend trillions in 2012

NEW DELHI: Global IT spending is expected to grow by 3 per cent to $3.6 trillion in 2012 on the back of growth in segments like cloud computing, telecom and consulting services, research firm Gartner said today. 

This is slightly higher than Gartner's projection of 2.5 per cent growth in the last quarter. 

"While the challenges facing global economic growth persist -- the eurozone crisis, weaker US recovery, a slowdown in China -- the outlook has at least stabilised," Gartner Research Vice-President Richard Gordon said in a statement. 

This quarter may disappoint Top IT Companies

Hopes are evaporating that leading technology companies will offer a safe harbor this year from the economic storms swirling across Europe, Asia and the United States.
Investors should brace for some of the biggest names in US software and hardware -- from Microsoft and IBM to Intel -- to disappoint when Big Tech begins reporting quarterly earnings next week, analysts said.
The trio's shares are all in the red for July, in the wake of earnings warnings over the past week from smaller peers, including Advanced Micro Devices, Applied Materials and Informatica.

No Booting for you ! Windows 8 will able to kill Live CD?

Lets discuss about live booting/ Live CD, Live cd is a Cd/ Dvd or any other portable media containing bootable Operating system. These media have the unique ability to run operating system without altering the files and operating system installed on the hard disk of the pc.

Social Networking: It's the way the 21st century communicates today

Social Networking is 'the buzzword' nowdays. People are more connected one another through Social Networking sites rather personally. A facebook update, a tweet informs a friend in India about his friend in US. Connecting with old and new friends through social media is the latest trend now. Latest statistics shows that there are more than 50 million Facebook users and !3 million Twiiter users only in India. While US tops the chart of total 900 million facebook users all over the globe.

Technology Boosting India heading towards Ipv6

Yesterday India, along with the rest of the world, saw the launch of IPv6 — the new internet protocol which aims at replacing current IPv4 in its way. According to the Department of Telecom, 27 Indian websites have already stepped on to the IPv6 platform.  The reason IPv6 is being adopted is because of the problem of IP address shortage. There is a limitation on the number of IPs that can be supported by the existing IPv4 standard and going by the increasing number of devices, the web is going to run out of IP addresses this year. IPv6 is here to provide a solution to this problem.