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IBM India exodus continues: Pawan Kumar quits

By : CIOL Bureau

Looks like the Year 2000 has started out as a year of exits for IBM. IBM Global Services president Pawan Kumar is the latest one to leave the company.

Convergent Software opens development center

By : CIOL Bureau

Convergent Software Ltd. has launched its global software development center in Bangalore.

IBM to launch new e-beam chip tools

By : CIOL Bureau

IBM is expected to launch a new “Prevail” electron beam-based lithography technology to produce next-generation circuits with ever smaller geometries.

Bush says he is against breaking Microsoft

By : CIOL Bureau

Presidential candidate George W. Bush, campaigning just 15 miles from Microsoft’s headquarters, said he would not have sued Microsoft on antitrust grounds and as president, would not support breaking up the company.

STM, Rise team up on embedded Pentium

By : CIOL Bureau

STMicroelectronics and Rise Technology of Santa Clara announced they are joining forces to create a Pentium-compatible processor for embedded applications in a new generation of portable information appliances.

VA Linux sales explode, losses grow

By : CIOL Bureau

VA Linux Systems has announced that its sales are soaring, as are its expenses, resulting in an $11.6 million loss compared to $1.8 million a year ago.

Middle of the road approach, say corporate big wigs

By : CIOL Bureau

The corporate big-wigs had mixed reaction towards the budget. Here are some of the immediate reactions to the first budget of the new millennium.

Silence on ESOP takes the sheen out of budget

By : CIOL Bureau

There were mixed reactions from the software industry and the venture capitalists towards the Budget.

Cellular companies welcome budget

By : CIOL Bureau

The telecom industry has generally welcomed the Union budget.

Minimal Impact For IT

By : CIOL Bureau

Like every year, the budget has its share of admirers and cynics. The same has been the case in the IT industry.

Almost nothing for communications!

By : CIOL Bureau

The only noteworthy thing for the communications industry is a sharp reduction in cellphone import duties.

Push for dotcoms

By : CIOL Bureau

The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister has certainly given an impetus for the dot.com companies.

Narayana Murthy has ‘mixed feelings’

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys Technologies Chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy said that while it was good that duty has been reduced on some components, the government has left out some of the demands of the industry.

A mistake we might live to regret: Saurabh Srivastava

By : CIOL Bureau

IIS Inforech executive chairman Saurabh Srivastava has reacted sharply to the introduction of tax on software exports.

IT industry unhappy with ‘Millennium’ budget

By : CIOL Bureau

The Union budget of 2000-2001 presented by Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha is only a bit softer on the domestic PC manufacturers and resellers and it stops at that.

Not as bold as we wanted: Atul Vijaykar, Intel

By : CIOL Bureau

The budget is mildly positive, but not as bold as we would have liked it to be, says Intel Corp. director South Asia Atul Vijaykar.

Party over for software, hardware SAD

By : CIOL Bureau

Software exports taxed, ceiling on FII investments increased to 40%, takeover norms eased, tax on VCs liberalised, but SAD extended to all products. Catch the budget highlights and the corporate reactions.

CIOL introduces INTERSHARE for IT companies

By : CIOL Bureau

Cyber India Online Ltd. has introduced INTERSHARE – a concept and service aimed at large, medium and start-up IT organizations.

HP-India sets up “HP Education”

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett Packard India has commenced its training and education-solutions operations in India by setting up HP-Education as a separate division headed by Anand Shankaran.

NIIT launches Internet entrepreneurship project

By : CIOL Bureau

NIIT will set up a Net entrepreneurship programme in Bangalore.