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The largest Indian telecom company, BSNL is planning to build a mobile WiMax network covering three states on the subcontinent capable of serving 250 million people.
State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is leaning on Soma Networks to build the broadband-speed network in response to government requirement that 20 million broadband lines be in service by 2010.
The WiMax rollout will first hit the largest and most-connected states, but BSNL is planning on extending the network if things go well. When it's done, 400 Indian cities will be covered, with downstream speeds of 1.5 megabits per seconds. No word on when that might be, but the race is officially on, Sprint.

On the 19th & 20th of January '07 Ahmedabad Magneteers were in Mumbai to attend a wedding of The Chairman of Magnet, Nirav Mehta. Wedding was on 19th.
On 20th we just hanged out there with a bit of planned plan.

Snaps are here..

These are the videos, taken while Steamer Ka Safar started from Gateway of India.

The Crunchies is an internet and technology competition without geographic boundaries. No companies are restricted from consideration. Certain awards have specified criteria (i.e. best unfunded start-up or best start-up launched in 2007) but, otherwise, all companies and products are eligible for consideration based on their business accomplishments made during calendar 2007.

Best Overall: Facebook

Facebook revolutionized the idea of what social networking could be.

Best technology innovation / achievement:

Earthmine picks up where Google Earth leaves off, bringing deep semantic data to 3D panoramas of the real world. Earthmine’s system can keep track of the objects found in the real world and attribute information to each of them, such as latitude, longitude, elevation, and other attributes.

Best Clean Tech Startup: Tesla Motors

Tesla’s green sports car has captured the imagination of a public who had come to expect electric cars to be dull are boring. Due to be released this year, the company has pre-orders from some of the biggest names in Entertainment and Technology.

Best video startup: Hulu

Hulu put television online. Their broadcasting system was modeled on the success of social video sites and drawn the praise of its previous critics.

Best user-generated content site: Digg

Digg’s simple voting system defined the emerging social media revolution. Getting “dugg” quickly became a badge of honor and established a coveted place in the geek lexicon.

Best mobile start-up: Twitter

Twitter, the new addictive microblogging platform. It wasn’t until after the South by Southwest conference that people realized the value of the incredibly simple microblogging platform.

Best International startup: Netvibes

Based in London, Tariq Karim and Freddy Mini’s Netvibes has made waves in the U.S. as a top personalized web portal.

Best consumer startup: Meebo

Meebo made instant messaging ubiquitous by bringing it online. They then developed it into a platform where anyone could add chat to their applications.

Best enterprise startup: Zoho

Zoho’s comprehensive online suite of 14 business applications ranging from document editing to CRM continues to lead the way in the move away from desktop computing to working in the cloud.

Best design: SmugMug

SmugMug is professional photo site. SmugMug’s attention to detail and design can command as much as $150 per year from their users.

Best new gadget/ device: Apple iPhone. See the Apple acceptance speech here.

Best business model: Zazzle

Looking for a Star Wars hat or memorable mug? Zazzle is an on-demand factory of consumer goods for top brands. It also lets consumers become producers by uploading their own images onto that T-shirt, mug, or mousepad. . Consumers can also receive a commission on products that they sell and design themselves

Best bootstrapped startup: Techmeme.

Founded and developed solely by Gabe Rivera, Techmeme serves as the front page of the tech blogosphere. The site’s advanced algorithms identify the day’s top stories by making sense of conversations across the web’s best blogs.

Best Startup Founder: Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)

Does this really need any explanation? At 23 Mark has built one of the world’s leading online destinations that has recently been valued at $15 billion. A remarkable achievement for anyone, let alone someone at the still relatively young 23. A well deserved award.

Best Startup CEO: Toni Schneider (Automattic)

Schnieder has lead the company from its roots as a open source alternative to Movable Type into a multi-million dollar enterprise that saves the world from blog spam and offers a free hosted blogging solution that competes with Google’s Blogger.

Best new startup: iMedix

iMedix combines search and social networking to change the way people find health information online. Users are encouraged to help each other by sharing health experiences and links from around the web.

Most likely to succeed: Automattic (WordPress)

The open source blogging platform that powers the long tale and turned into a multi-million dollar spam fighting and hosted blogging service.

Best use of viral marketing: StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon’s service lets users bookmark and discover new sites they love. With only a $1.5 million investment in 2005, StumbleUpon gew to over 4 million Stumblers and was bought by eBay in 2007 for $75 million

Best time sink site: Kongregate

CEO Jim Greer describes Kongregate as XBox live for casual games. This site hosts some of the webs most addictive casual games. Remember Desktop Tower Defense? Moreover, the games are not only played by users, but also created by them in exchange for a share of advertising revenue and other rewards.

Most likely to make the world a better place: DonorsChose

DonorsChoose.org is dedicated to connecting classrooms in need with individuals who want to help.

I found website named Quotes DB, where u can find some useful, funny & interesting talks done on internet.
It allows you to submit your talks.
Quotes DB is a database of talks, chat logs.
Visit here : Quotes DB

I found a PHP code sample that somebody had written as following line of code:

   1: <?php
   2: System.out.print($result);
   3: ?>

What you say about that code ?
This actually works in php. It will not print anything, but It doesn;y produce any error.
It just sees them as constants which do not exist and are interpreted as strings, and apparently, this is a valid PHP statement as well:

   1: <?php
   2: "this"."is"."a"."string";
   3: ?>

My friend Jignesh Thummar forwarded me a link of Presentation on 'Getting Rich with PHP 5' by Rasmus Lerdorf, the founder of PHP at O'Reilly's Open Source conference.

The Slides available online here.

This is one of the video taken during Sari & Tie wearing game on the Monday Blast 2007 at Magnet.

This video was taken on one of the Fun Fridays we have in Magnet.
Pumping the Balloons..Game