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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 […]

RIP

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 […]


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 […]


Google & InMobi

Today, as I was reading through the article about InMobi, an Indian startup that has been consistently getting rave reviews in the market. I have been always been a huge fan of Young Turks and that is one thing which has always inspired and motivated me through thick and thin […]


Calling Volunteers for Aarambh

This is my second post of the day. It is about calling volunteers for “Aarambh”: the state level sports event for Specially Abled people. Please read on and see if you can contribute in any form possible. I hope to see you there on February 19th. “Aarambh” – The Beginning! […]


Global Economic Growth to decrease

BBC News reported World Bank’s report of slower economic growth in the year 2011. World Bank has predicted that global GDP growth will be 3.3% against 3.9% in 2010. It has also predicted a strong growth in the emerging economies with India and China leading from the front. Well, let […]


Record Holiday Online Sales

US Holidays recorded a record sales in the holidays: a whooping $32.6 bn. It is a great news especially when the economy has been struggling a lot. So, it’s definitely a great news for the business. I visited US in 2207 just after Thanksgiving and during the New Year. I […]


$67mn Fraud: Citi’s Indian fiasco

As some of you might have already read, Citigroup hit a major issue in India recently. Indian Banking market is dominated by HDFC, ICICI and SBI. All other players came in later and still in their process of wooing consumers but to a great extent, it is yet to break […]


Essay 13 2

There are many types of television shows:comedies, news programs, dramas, reality series, and so on. What is your favorite type of television shows? I prefer comedies among all the television shows due to below said four reasons. Firstly, comedies generally help in relaxing and getting energized again. For example, immediatley […]


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


The Stage is Set—Obama/Biden vs. McCain/Palin 1

Well, now that the set is set for the final two months countdown for the much-awaited US Presidential Elections. Now, both Republicans and Democrats ready with their Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates, the stage is set for the ultimate battle. Earlier last week, Obama accepted his candidacy for the Presidential Post. His speech was […]


Fed to Resist Price Expectations Surge

Bernanke Says Fed to Resist Price Expectations Surge (Update1) By Craig Torres and Scott Lanman June 10 (Bloomberg) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said policy makers will “strongly resist” any surge in inflation expectations, delivering his clearest message yet the central bank is done lowering interest rates. Bernanke […]


Update on World Food Crisis

The problem of food crisis does not seem to calm down in the near future due to affect of climate changesa ll across the worls. ********************************************************************************************************** June 10, 2008 The Food Chain Worries Mount as Farmers Push for Big Harvest By DAVID STREITFELD and KEITH BRADSHER GRIFFIN, Ind. — In […]


McCain vs. Obama 7

As US presidential elections close by; due on November, we wil henceforth, follow the details hereon including the talks of both. We start with the recent talk of Obama with starting his 2-week tour from yesterday. ************************************************************************************************************* June 10, 2008 Obama, in Economic Tour, Criticizes McCain Agenda By JOHN M. […]