Stories by Sanjit Singh

  • Indian software companies eye US IPOs

    There was a time when Indian software firms considered themselves made if they got orders from the US. When they were thrilled to supply cut-price programmers to US firms. Time was.

  • Student develops CIH virus antidote

    One student invented it, but another has written an antidote to help users who lost data to the CIH computer virus family. The Chernobyl virus, a member of the CIH virus family, was invented by one-time Taiwanese student Chen Ing-hau and caused havoc all over Asia on April 26, infecting thousands of PCs in South Korea, Singapore, India, Bangladesh and China. But it now has a cure, courtesy of Monirul Islam Sharif, an undergraduate computer science student at Dhaka University in Bangladesh.