Few of interesting news on Internet:
Mock Internet Attacks
The US government has concluded its “Cyber Storm” wargame, its biggest-ever exercise to test how it would respond to devastating attacks over the Internet from anti-globalization activists, underground hackers and bloggers.
Participants confirmed parts of the worldwide simulation challenged government officials and industry executives to respond to deliberate misinformation campaigns and activist calls by Internet bloggers, online diarists whose “Web logs” include political rantings and musings about current events.
The Internet survived, even against fictional abuses against the world’s computers. Experts depicted hackers who shut down electricity in 10 states, failures in vital systems for online banking and retail sales, infected discs mistakenly distributed by commercial software companies and critical flaws discovered in core Internet technology. link
here is one on Google setting up shop in India – Mumbai and Delhi
Leading internet search engine company Google on Thursday announced setting up its offices in Delhi and Mumbai to develop business opportunities and provide locally relevant products and services.
“Market in the country is changing rapidly. Infrastructure here is expanding at a fast pace, which is resulting into more people coming online,” Google vice president (Asia Pacific and Latin America) Sukhinder Singh Cassidy said.
The company which already has presence in Bangalore and Hyderabad will be setting up these offices to look for local opportunities especially into online advertising space. link
How to make money in India using blogging..
Turning the hobby into income is much easier in the present day with ample options like displaying ads on blog pages, getting sponsorships , working with a blog network, leaving a tip jar for donation on blog sites, merchandising personalised products or offering consultations to people in need and on it goes.
Blogging for money has already caught on and blog gurus all over the world vouch that it will only move up in the following years. But is the city looking up to the booming trend?
Nishita K a 28 year old business analyst opines “If there are people who have good content in their sites then there is no harm in going commercial. But if people are spewing out trashy content and having paid sites on top of that only to pay their site bills then it is not too bright an idea.” link
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