Tech

Novell launches open enterprise server, Desktop 9 in India

By : CIOL Bureau

The products expected to offer greater freedom,flexibility and choice, at affordable cost to Indian organizations.

Microsoft sees sophisticated pirate operation

By : CIOL Bureau

The FBI have seized $10.5 million in counterfeit Microsoft software and arrested four men who allegedly smuggled fake software products from Asia and sold them at deep discounts. The suspects were running a big, sophisticated operation but failed to fake the anti-piracy hologram on the disks.

US urge court to deny Microsoft delay request

By : CIOL Bureau

The US Justice Department and 18 states suing Microsoft have argued
that the antitrust case against the latter should proceed as quickly as possible
and dismissed the idea that it should go on hold while the company appeals to
the US Supreme Court. Microsoft had asked the US Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia to delay an order that would send the case back to the
lower court.

Rhythms to end service, cut 700 jobs

By : CIOL Bureau

High-speed Internet access company Rhythms NetConnections Inc. will end service in a month and fire 700 employees, or 75 per cent of its work force. Companies that provide high-speed digital subscriber line, or DSL, Internet access have been hurt by the slowing U.S. economy, heavy competition, the inability of many customers to pay their bills and a marked tightening of capital markets.

Commerce One touts new “collaboration” software

By : CIOL Bureau

In a bid to boost its share in the sagging b2b market, Commerce One has announced a new software that will enable corporate buyers to work with suppliers without having to pay fees to online marketplaces. However, the new offering will not replace its marketplace platform, MarketSet, developed in conjunction with SAP AG.

Cisco introduces new routers

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco has announced significant design enhancements to its SAFE security blueprint and introduced two new routers based on Cisco IOS software. The blueprint is aimed at providing organizations of all sizes with the most scalable, flexible method of securely, reliably and cost-effectively competing in today’s business environment.

Novell beats estimate, to break-even in Q4

By : CIOL Bureau

Despite a drop of six per cent in revenue in the previous quarter, Novell has reported Q3 pro-forma earning that beat the Wall Street expectations. The networking software firm also said it was expecting to gather slight sequential increase of $305 million to $315 million in revenues during the fourth quarter.

‘New applications will drive success of mobile Net’

By : CIOL Bureau

Mobile Internet is set to change the face of business, but this will depends on timely development of ‘killer applications’ that are offered. The US was lagging behind other countries in the adopting mobile Net technologies by consumers and businesses. These were some of the findings in 12th annual PwC forecast report.

Microsoft to launch Xbox on Nov 8

By : CIOL Bureau

With the launch of the Xbox video game console, Microsoft hopes to break Sony and Nintendo’s domination in the $6.5 b-industry. But analysts say the need is now to develop games that are ‘fun’ to play.

Technology on wheels: Michael Schumacher

By : CIOL Bureau

Formula 1 racing is considered by many as one of the most thrilling sport. And few drivers have dominated it like Michael Schumacher. Here he talks on how technology has changed the face of F1 racing.

SMB – fastest growing segment for tape storage

By : CIOL Bureau

Companies like HP are targeting SMBs when it
comes to positioning storage solutions driven by tape.

Compudyne Q1 profits up 81%

By : CIOL Bureau

Compudyne Winfo has announced a sales turnover of Rs 836.46 lakh for three months ending June 30, 2001. The net profit for the quarter was Rs195.62 lakh up by 81.16%. The firm now plans to achieve at least 70% growth in the current fiscal.

Microsoft’s IDC to file 70 patents in 2005-06

By : CIOL Bureau

Started in 1999 with end-to-end product development, this is one of the few centers outside of the US with fully-owned facilities.