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Archive for June, 2009.

Venture Center – Pune’s incubator for startups in biotech, chemical, materials sciences

Venture Center is an incubator housed in NCL Pune, created with this purpose: To nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises for India by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the region. Envisioned Future: To be the organisation that will be credited with creating, shaping and sustaining a “Pune cluster” of […]

Tech events for Pune – Barcamp? TechWeekend? CoreTechnology? When?

A discussion is going on over twitter for the next technology event. Should we have a “core technology camp”? Should we have a “Tech Weekend”? What about the “regular” Barcamp Pune that is expected to be announced soon? There’s also a session on REST by Dhananjay Nene that is being planned – but that is […]

Event: IC Design Challenges in the Telecom sector – Shrinath Keskar, ex-MD Ikanos, India – 29th June

Image via Wikipedia What: Talk by Shrinath Keskar, fomer MD Ikanos Communications India, on IC Design Challenges in the Telecom Sector. When: Monday, 29th June, 6:30pm to 8:00pm Where: Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pashan Road. To reach Venture Center, go past NCL towards Pashan, pass the cricket ground adjacent to NCL and then you’ll […]

BlogCampPune: Carpools, Buspool, What to Expect, Contacts, and other info

(Tarun Chandel, one of the organizers of BlogCampPune, sent out this mail to all those signed up to attend BlogCampPune 2, and it is being reproduced here for the benefit of those who haven’t yet registered – in the hope of convincing you that this is where you want to be on Saturday. And of […]

The PuneTech SMS Reminder Service – Get event reminders on your mobile

Have you ever forgotten about an interesting tech event in Pune, and then regretted the fact that you did not attend it? PuneTech is pleased to announce the Free PuneTech Event Reminder SMS service that will send you reminders about tech events in Pune one day before. Basically, this is a Google SMS channel, where […]

PuneChips Weekly Roundup: Nortel, Moore’s Law, Graphene, 3G and more

(This is a roundup of last week’s semiconductor/EDA industry news by Abhijit Athavale founder/editor of PuneChips – Pune’s forum for the semiconductor industry. For more information about PuneChips see the PuneTech wiki profile of PuneChips) Image via Wikipedia Please keep the responses coming. It is encouraging to see that as a writer. Last week’s mention […]

Can Orkut/Facebook kill Flickr?

Vibhushan Wagmare, co-founder of Pune-based MQuotient, wonders whether a slight addition to photo album features of social networking sites like Facebook and Orkut could kill photo sharing websites like Flickr and Picasa.

Why you should attend BlogCampPune – 2

Passion That is the one word that a BlogCamp can be captured in – passion. Bloggers, the serious ones, are very passionate about their blogging. And usually, the more successful blogs tend to be about a few specific topics that the blogger is very interested in, and puts a lot of time and effort into. […]

Rise of the Virtual Machines – Some thoughts on the impact of virtual machines

Schematic diagram of a Virtual Machine setup. The physical hardware is at the bottom, the virtual machine monitor (VMM) sits in the middle, and multiple actual virtual machines sit on top of the VMM. Image via Wikipedia (This post by Dilip Ranade on his blog, takes a look at how Virtual Machines are going to […]

PuneChips weekly roundup: Marketing ‘green’, Power over Ethernet and more

(This is a roundup of last week’s semiconductor/EDA industry news by Abhijit Athavale founder/editor of PuneChips – Pune’s forum for the semiconductor industry. For more information about PuneChips see the PuneTech wiki profile of PuneChips) Image via Wikipedia Thank you for the great response to last week’s e-mail. Please continue with your responses and I […]