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DoT projects Rs 3,000 crore loss

By : CIOL Bureau

DoT has estimated a revenue loss of up to Rs 3,000 crore during the current financial year due to implementation of cost-based tariff for telecom services announced in May last year by the TRAI.

News in brief…

By : CIOL Bureau

Compaq’s struggle continues, Intel plans $2-billion 300mm fab in Arizona, More losses at Cadence, Cypress has record sales.

Sebi clears net trading

By : CIOL Bureau

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has cleared the stage for stock trading on the Internet.

Microsoft suffers big set back in Java case

By : CIOL Bureau

A Federal Court judge has prevented Microsoft from releasing its Java version unless it complies to the licensing agreement.

SAS launches WAP Gateway product

By : CIOL Bureau

Silicon Automation Systems has launched its Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) gateway, which enables mobile users to access the Net through various WAP enabled devices.

News in brief…

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HP furthers its e-services strategy, Genesis Infotech to offer Enterprise Java Beans training, Intel processors give notebooks the speed of a desktop, Aptech builds India’s first industrial products portal.

DSPs spell profits for Texas Instruments

By : CIOL Bureau

TI revenues zooms up by 715 as demand for DSPs pick up.

US PC sales surged 22% in 1999

By : CIOL Bureau

The strong US economy resulted in a 22% surge in personal computer sales during 1999, despite higher prices and Y2K concerns.

Gates’ Foundation is world’s richest too

By : CIOL Bureau

Gates’ Foundation is the world’s richest charitable organisation.

Subex Systems acquires US company

By : CIOL Bureau

Subex Systems Ltd. has acquired IV Generation, Inc. of USA, which is engaged in turnkey project development for US telecom companies.

Nilgiris to set up online store

By : CIOL Bureau

The super market store, Nilgiris, with 18 outlets in the country, is planning to set up an online store in the next three months.

Regulating the regulator: The TRAI story

By : CIOL Bureau

Last week the government amended the TRAI Act, removing its adjudicatory powers, setting up another body for the purpose. Can the TRAI still be called a regulator? Will there be peace after this? One is not sure.

McKinsey introduces initiative to assist IT entrepreneurs

By : CIOL Bureau

McKinsey has introduced India Venture 2000 – an initiative to assist and promote IT entrepreneurship as also e-commerce in India.

Apple’s Jobs gets an airplane as profits soar

By : CIOL Bureau

Apple Computer once again beat Wall Street forecasts with a $183 million profit for the quarter ended December 31. To reward CEO Steve Jobs for his work these past two year, Apple has presented Jobs with a $90-million airplane and $1.2 billion in stock op

News in brief…

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Red Hat teams with communication server maker, Rambus sues Hitachi for patent infringement, Sony want to be an online banker

Secret Crusoe processor finally revealed

By : CIOL Bureau

IT world’s most secret project has been completed. Transmeta, last week, unveiled Crusoe processors, which it believes will rewrite mobile computer market.

Gates & Naidu: Visionaries of the masses, for the masses

By : CIOL Bureau

Bill Gates and Chandrababu Naidu, the choice leaders of CIOL readers, are the product of the modern masses. They have both also contributed to the upliftment of these masses in their own way. CIOL brings you their profile.

Govt not bound to accept TRAI recommendations: Mahajan

By : CIOL Bureau

The government has clarified that it is not bound to accept the recommendations of the reconstituted Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

NRI group forms IT committee

By : CIOL Bureau

An IT committee has been formed by the IT ministry, comprising of NRI professionals, primarily from the Silicon Valley -US, to turn India into a global IT powerhouse.

AIT of Karnataka appeals to CM on sales tax

By : CIOL Bureau

Association of Information Technology has appealed to chief minister S. M. Krishna to roll back sales tax on its products to 0.25 per cent.