Voice based service by Google!!!

Google has launched voice based local searches by putting up a call center in hyderabad.
Just dial service was started in the same city and everyone says that this is special coz you get connected to the third party absolutely free. But i dont think it can work in that. Well, using these serivces you can get to know about restaurants, movies, bars, clubs, etc. this service is available for all network providers expect vodafone for now.

For all people out there in Bangalore. You all may try this Ubona. pretty neat voice regonition tool. Well, what you know Voice based service is not new to anyone it’s the regular stuff.


One dead in stage collapse at New Year bash in Chennai

NewsFlash: Reports confirms that two more are dead in this deadly collapse in Chennai. Both of them belong to the same family and they were doing 3rd year in Venkatesware college of eng.

The dawn of the new year proved fatal for a software professional working here, after a wooden stage erected above a swimming pool at a city hotel here collapsed last night during the New Year celebrations.
Summit Agnihotri (24) succumbed to his injuries at the General Hospital in the early hours on Tuesday, police said, while the condition of two others was stated to be critical, the sources said.
Police said the makeshift stage erected above the swimming pool collapsed all of a sudden and a number of people dancing on it fell into the pool, when they were partying on Monday night to welcome the New Year.
Several persons were injured in the incident, two of them seriously, the sources said.
A case has been registered against the hotel authorities, police added.The General Manager (marketing) of a star hotel in the city was arrested following the collapse of a makeshift dias covering the swimming, killing one person during the New Year revelry on December 31 midnight. Police sources said after conducting preliminary inquiries, the General Manager Anthony Michael was arrested last night.

Cases have also been registered against Narendar Singh, the contractor, who had erected the stage, and the licensee of the hotel in connection with the incident.

A case of negligence under section 304 (A) of the IPC was registered against them. More than 250 people were dancing and partying on the makeshift stage when it collapsed into the swimming pool beneath, killing Sumit Agnihotri, a software professional. Six others, who sustained injuries were admitted to the hospital. The condition of two of them were stated to be critical. According to police, the hotel had collected Rs 3,000 per head for the new year bash. IT professionals, industrialist and college students were part of the fun-filled evening, before it turned tragic moments ahead of ringing in the New Year.

A top hotel official described it as an accident and said there was no negligence on their part.

Apple iPhone in Chennai

Apple iphone is now available in Chennai. Wavetel communication is selling this phone at a decent price. You can visit wavetel website for more information.

Apple iPhone has come out with 3G version and it is expected to release on the month of July 2008. It might be priced at around 15-18k(INR) and will be having less features when compared to US. We might have to download lots of apps from online and also BUY IT! to get it activated. Hence, it’s customer’s choice to spend money buying it and also spending online to activate more stuff. FYI, in Nokia N95 we can have the similar feature of flipping visuals or making it rotate according to screen movements. All you have to do is to buy some online app’s to make it work. TAdaaaaa you got the iphone in nokia N95. Apart from the brand name and touchscreen it doesn’t have anything new or interesting as we have all in one piece (N95).