Win Rs.30,000 and a trip to the Mumbai IndiBlogger Meet!

As per an announcement received from IndiaBlogger team, all the Indian Bloggers stand a chance to Win Rs 30,000/- and a chance to fly to Mumbai (and back) on August 15th for the Mumbai IndiBlogger Meet! All you have to do is:

  • Take a quick pledge to fight heart disease at the Billion Hearts Beating website.
  • Blog about your pledge and encourage your readers to take a pledge themselves. That’s right, you only need to submit one post, not five as in early contests organized by IndiBlogger!

Check out the rules, other prizes and nominate your blog now at IndiBlogger website

If you have already taken a pledge and nominated your blog, you don’t have to do so again. Your nomination is still valid.

Good luck, and keep blogging!

.TEL General Availability Starts Today

Starting 2100 Hrs IST, Today, .TEL will be available for registration to all on first come first served basis. Sunrise period for .TEL started on 03.December.2008 and landrush period started from 03.February.09. Now, anyone can register this tld through ICANN accredited registrars. General Availability registrations will carry a one-year minimum term and are subjected to the standard registration conditions depicted by the regisrar company. For more on .TEL check out detailed .TEL FAQs.

Anubhooti Internet (registrar and host of this blog), in association with DirectI, will make .TEL available for registration at an attractive price of Rs. 600/= (US$ 12) per annum. Continue reading “.TEL General Availability Starts Today”

Version 3.0.3 of phpBB (Open Source Forums Software) Released

phpBB Group relesead version 3.0.3 of it’s widely used Open Source Forums solution phpBB. This release addresses numerous stability fixes, performance tweaks and general bugs fixed. Apart from some tiny new features, this version also introduces two major new features: template inheritance and a post-based queue. The new version can be downloaded from http://www.phpbb.com/downloads/. Continue reading “Version 3.0.3 of phpBB (Open Source Forums Software) Released”

Parallels Launched Plesk 8.4.0

Parallels (formerly Sw Soft), launched Plesk 8.4.0, though an official communication from the company is still awaited. Surprisingly, there is no mention of this release either on Parallerls website or forums. Good news for Pleask users is that Plesk 8.4.0 supports DomainKeys, long awaited anti spam solution promoted and used by Yahoo!. A small list of What’s New, showing from within the control panel, includes Continue reading “Parallels Launched Plesk 8.4.0”

dot ASIA registration opens up for All

The .ASIA registrations opened up for all from 1200 GMT on 26th March. The .ASIA Landrush was a colossal successand it can only be anticipated the .ASIA count to augment further. dot ASIA is a highly recognisable phrase that is short, easy to remember, versatile but specific and focused on the Asia identity. It captures the essence of the community served and is a sustainable phrase that will not easily become obsolete. “Asia” traverses a broad region yet elicits a clear concept and coherence of the community, providing registrants tremendous value in establishing an Internet presence with global recognition and regional significance. Continue reading “dot ASIA registration opens up for All”

Google Beta Testing Google Ad Manager

Google, after acquiring Doubleclick, has started offering new ways for publishers to maximize their ad revenue. In continuing efforts to provide publishers of all sizes with tools to improve revenue opportunities and productivity, today announced a new tool with the beta launch of Google Ad Manager. Google Ad Manager is a hosted ad management solution that can help publishers sell, schedule, deliver, and measure all of directly-sold and network-based inventory. It offers an intuitive and simple user experience with Google speed and a tagging process so publishers can spend more time working with their advertisers and less time on their ad management solution. Continue reading “Google Beta Testing Google Ad Manager”

Latest Offering from Google Apps – Google Sites

Recently Google introduced its’ new offering by the name of Google Sites as part of Google Apps. Google Sites makes creating a team web site as easy as editing a document. Variety of information can be gathered in one place easily including videos, calendars, presentations, attachments, and gadgets. It can also be shared as easily for viewing or editing with a small group, entire organization, or the world. Continue reading “Latest Offering from Google Apps – Google Sites”

Google Made changes in Verification Process for Adsense Publishers

Recently Google made changes in verification process for Adsense publishers.  To make sure that the AdSense account details, publishers provide to Google are valid and correct, it uses two methods of verification. First one is using PIN (Personal Identification Number) and second is Phone Number verification. Google uses one or both of these verification methods in order to ensure the security and accuracy of adsense publisher’s information so that payments from AdSense account can be released in favour of the publisher. Continue reading “Google Made changes in Verification Process for Adsense Publishers”

sabsebolo.com – Free Conferencing Facility Launched

Sabeer Bhatia, co-founder of Hotmail, has co-founded SabseBolo.com – a free conferncingSabseBolo.com - free conferencing facility for up to 10 callers facility, in association with Yogesh Patel, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of arzoo.com. SabseBolo.com provides a three easy steps facility to start conferencing. Mind you, this is not some online conferencing, Sabeer is talking about. It’s about conderening through any land line or mobile device. Continue reading “sabsebolo.com – Free Conferencing Facility Launched”