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"Big Risks" to be brought by Giant database

The Information Commissioner, Richard Thomas said, UK would be facing significant risks, if giant databases of personal information are created.

Thomas is of the view that it might raise the risk of data going missing and bad decisions made based on people's files.

As of now, 30 "serious" breaches of data protection law by the government and other bodies are being investigated by Mr Thomas. Thomas is planning to advise that the least amount of data possible should be held, at his speech at the Royal Society of Arts in London.

Popular software of Microsoft to go online to compete with Google Docs

MicrosoftOn Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. revealed its plans to soon initiate Web-based versions of some of its most popular office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, providing users with the ability to work with documents through a Web browser or mobile phone whenever the PC is not available.

These Web-based programs, which are described as "lightweight versions"of the Microsoft Office programs that are installed on PCs, actually have been initiated to over show Google.

PlanetSpace ties up with Boeing for US space supplies

It seems that India already has made a good name in the big league of space missions. Recently, to contribute in the US' manned space missions, an Indian-born American's company tied up with aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

LinkedIn Showed Progress in Social Networking with Apps

LinkedinIn harsh times where social networking sites are badly hit and are fighting hard to keep afloat, popular business oriented social networking website LinkedIn has registered a decent profit. The company has 370 employees and some 30 million members on their website.

Preity Achieves The Top Slot At Chicago Film Festival

Preity Achieves The Top Slot At Chicago Film Festival Preity Zinta, who have ruled the hearts of many Indians, made a mark on international audience as she was recently awarded with the coveted title of ‘Best Actress’ at 44th Chicago Film Festival. The actress bagged the award following her riveting performance in Deepa Mehta’s ‘Heaven On Earth’. She now becomes the second actress after Shabana Azmi who was honoured with this prestigious award.

Heroes: Movie Review!

Heroes: Movie Review!To cast out a movie from what starts as a mere vague idea in one's mind is akin to casting a gem out of a stone. Yet some people are successful, while others are not. 'Heroes' is one such example, a movie that had all the ingredients to be among the top notch but failed in its attempt to do so.

The Director, Samir Karnik seems to be lost in the idea as to what exactly he wants to convey. The message that the film conveys is that one can serve the nation through different ways but to everyone's disappointment the conclusion is reached after going through the lives of three army officers who have lost their lives fighting for their country.

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