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We want to start cellular services next year in some of the places: P.S. Saran

By : CIOL Bureau

Telecom Commission member P.S. Saran has taken over as the first secretary of the newly created DTS. Considered as the step forward in the corporatization of DoT, DTS will have 90% of the existing DoT workforce. Mr Saran spells out his agenda for DTS.

Nortel banks on `Partner Source’ to double channel revenue

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore-based Nortel Networks has added yet another distributor and introduced its online business resources initiative `Partner Source’ program to channel partners in India.

AMD ships 750 MHz Athlon

By : CIOL Bureau

AMD regained bragging rights in the microprocessor market this week with the shipment of its new 750 megahertz Athlon processor.

Forecast 2010: Sunny skies ahead for High-tech

By : CIOL Bureau

In a two-part series, CIOL sketches the IT world as it would appear ten years from now. What will happen to the Internet and the scores of Net-based appliances that will hit the markets soon? How thin and fast will the chip be?

E-commerce in India: And the time starts now

By : CIOL Bureau

Many e-commerce start-ups are mushrooming despite the infancy of e-commerce penetration in India. Nobody wants to wait for the cyber laws to come and infrastructure to improve.

Satyam Info acquires Net portal IndiaWorld

By : CIOL Bureau

Satyam Infoway will acquire IndiaWorld Communications for Rs 499 crore, considered to be the first ever acquisition of an Internet business in the country in an all-cash deal.

Infosys announces 2:1 stock split

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys Technologies has announced on that it would split its equity shares at the ratio of 2:1.

K7 discovers new virus

By : CIOL Bureau

The Chennai-based K7 Computing has claimed that it has discovered a new virus called “Fix2001,” which comes as a 12-Kb “Fix2001.Exe” file attached to an email message, with the subject “Internet Problem year 2000”.

‘Date Hound’ from Linc to spot Y2K problems

By : CIOL Bureau

Linc Software has come up with a software analysis tool that identifies Y2K problems. The “Date Hound” acts like a “sniffer dog”, spotting problems likely to arise as the year ends.

Russian engineers stake claim for fastest chip

By : CIOL Bureau

Russian computer engineers claim that they have developed a microprocessor that beats anything in the West.

HCL Infosystems launches mobile speech recognition solution

By : CIOL Bureau

HCL Infosystems Limited has launched a mobile speech recognition solution, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Mobile, a product of US-based Dragon Systems, Inc. with whom HCL Insys’ Frontline Division has a tie up for exclusive marketing and support alliance.

SISL restructures Software Engineering Centre

By : CIOL Bureau

Siemens Information Systems Limited has announced a plan to consolidate its Software Engineering Centre into a separate strategic business unit.

CADD to offer training in graphics and animation

By : CIOL Bureau

CADD Centre Training Services is setting up a fully owned division by the name of Colorgrafx & Multimedia to offer graphics and animation education.

Hunger for money brings them together

By : CIOL Bureau

It was the hunger for money that was all pervasive at the VC for IT 1999. A report on the two-day meet held in Mumbai on November 22 and 23.

SSI to acquire software companies

By : CIOL Bureau

SSI Ltd. announced that it will spend $15 million to acquire three more software companies focussing on industry verticals such as banking and finance, insurance and telecom.

Cognizant plans sweat equity offer in 2000

By : CIOL Bureau

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has planned a sweat equity offer in the year 2000 for employees of its five subsidiaries across the world.

India to have 5.3 lakh Net connections by March 2000: IDC

By : CIOL Bureau

India will have a minimum of 5.3 lakh Internet connection by the end of the current fiscal year and over 13 lakh connections by March 2001, IDC has said.

HCL Technologies IPO creates history with total demand crossing Rs 20,000 cr.

By : CIOL Bureau

The HCL Tehnologies has created a record of sorts on Thursday when the total demand for the book built portion of its IPO went over Rs 20,000 crore.
the offer crossing Rs 20,000 crore. The portion was oversubsribed by 27 times.

Tektronix to expand support for high-end microprocessors

By : CIOL Bureau

Tektronix has announced that it would provide support to Motorola’s MPC7400 Power PC microprocessor with AltiVeca technology.

Cisco sees strong growth in Asia Pacific Internet market

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco Systems, Inc. has reported 60% rise in revenues during the first fiscal quarter that ended on October 30, 1999 in the Asia Pacific region.