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RIP

NIST: Time for SMS OTP Tokens to “RIP”

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce and one of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories. An upcoming pair of “special publications” from NIST know as its official communiques have updated its recommendations for a host of authentication and security issues, and […]

Ezmcom partners with Data Wide to expand in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ezmcom Partners with Data Wide in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ezmcom Inc (EZMCOM) announces a new partnership today: Data Wide (DW), an IT and Information Security firm, has joined the Ezmcom Partner Program. DW will now offer Ezmcom’s complete suite of Multifactor Authentication (MFA/2FA), Risk based adaptive authentication (RBAA), 3D Secure Authentication, Innovative Display Credit and Debit Cards, PKI Digital Signatures and […]

Password

World Password Day 2016: Security vs User Convenience?

5th May, 2016 is marked as the “World Password Day“. While, the addressing the concerns to password protection is critical, I find it amusing how age-old techniques and expert suggestions have never matured. It, further, surprises me how same repeatable things are projected to protect Passwords. Lets first look at […]

Leadership & Startup Lessons from Indian Elections 2014

Recent Indian Elections has been a great watch and it has probably gained the largest attention ever in the media nationally and globally. I attempted to compare the elections with a startup and concluded with few of my personal favorites that I would like to borrow from the Indian Elections: […]

Dream vs Reality. What would you choose?

A tough question. Have you ever thought if given an option what would you choose – Dream vs Reality? Before you could get into decision making mode, let us get deep inside each one of them. Dream Dream, by definition, is a series of thoughts, images and sensations occurring in […]

Saga of Acquisitions

For past couple of months, the acquisition and legal departments of some major companies were in action. And I am sure this is just a beginning in what we are seeing as a trend now. Acquisitions are not new to us. They happen for some reasons: Bigger companies acquire small […]

Facebook Deals: What does it mean?

Did you hear? Facebook declared its royal entry today with Facebook Deals. What does it mean? At the very outset, it sent warning signals to all heavyweight champion startups like groupon, deals2buy, buy, snapdeals and many more. Lets try to understand why I feel Facebook has a huge potential to […]

Learnings from Micromax

Ohh yes guys, the IPO of Micromax might hit the Indian market soon. Do you know Micromax? Honestly, I was not aware of this brand unless some of my friends and colleagues bought the mobiles of Micromax. Very few people know and in fact, even I was surprised to know […]

Motorola gives birth to twins

Today marks the day when Motorola officially splits into two independent companies: Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions. Personally, I worked with Motorola in its research team during my internship way back in 2007. As a company, I have always admired it but deep inside me felt during my short tenure […]

Essay 14

You have received a full scholarship to a good university in your country. You have also been offered a full scholarship to a top university in another country. Which of these two scholarships would you accept? I would prefer to study in the university of my country rather than going […]

Comparison of Obama and McCain

I am trying to extend my last post on the strengths and weaknesses of Obama nd McCain with theirt standings on the different topics: Abortion: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/abortion.html Climate Change: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/climate.html Economy/Taxes: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/economy.html Energy: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/energy.html Healthcare: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/health.html Housing: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/housing.html Immigration: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/immigration.html Iran: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iran.html Iraq: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iraq.html Judges: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/judges.html   Courtesy: New York Times

Samsung’s Instinct vs. Apple’s iPhone

Samsung will be coming soon with its new cellphone “Instinct” on the lines of the Apple’s iPhone. ******************************************************************************************************* June 9, 2008, 4:50 pm Basic Instinct: Sprint Battles AT&T and iPhone With New Samsung Device By Laura M. Holson The iPhone may be the talk of the wired universe right now, […]

iPhone for $199

The great news for all iPhone lovers–8GB iPhone will be available for $199. Steve Jobs unveiled the new iPhone at San Francisco recently. *************************************************************************** June 10, 2008 Apple Aims for the Masses With a Cheaper iPhone By JOHN MARKOFF SAN FRANCISCO — Steven P. Jobs, chief executive of Apple, introduced […]

Yet another Inspiring Story…the right mixture of Attitude, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Late last year, Ian Moray stumbled across a cotton-candy-pink Web site called Whateverlife.com. As manager of media development at the online marketing company ValueClick Media, he was searching for under-the-radar destinations for notoriously fickle teenagers. Beyond MySpace and Facebook, countless sites come and go in the teen universe, like soon […]

mGinger

Hey Guys, Finally when my friends did not take me seriously, here is the one article in yesterday’s Times of India that clearly came out with the mGinger.So, guys read on it and don’t forget to sign up here after that and here is your invitation: http://www.mginger.com/index.jsp?inviteId=83302 ********************************************************************************************Get paid to […]

Can Motorola Survive?

Well, the question may sound absurd at this stage, but can it be real. Can’t really say? Well, even I also need some time to come to a conclusion. But yes, the fact now is the biggest giant of telecom domain and the first manufacturer of Mobile Phones way in […]