Tag Archives: telecommunications

Technology like chocolate: An Internet Christmas

We keep Christmas, even though we’re not Christian. India’s the land of festivals, and I grew up believing it’s vital to celebrate — and that it’s easier to get in the mood when all around you is festive. Especially for … Continue reading

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Guess who called me? Dish Network

Back in February,  I posted here about the ubiquitous and recurring phone-spam from Dish Network. They’re the most persistent telemarketers evah! They have the expiring-automobile-warranty and the problem-with-your-credit-card people beat hollow. After years of patiently telling the callers that we … Continue reading

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Does Haagen Dazs Head Office Know?

There’s an update at the bottom of this post. ——— When Haagen Dazs, the super-premium ice-cream company owned by the US corporation General Mills, recently announced it would be opening its first store in India in New Delhi, they probably … Continue reading

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India, disconnected? VoIP

Okay, that’s an exaggeration. No one is planning to disconnect India from the rest of the world. However, with fears of terrorism saturating the atmosphere, the Intelligence Bureau ( in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Internal Security) would … Continue reading

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