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Will Jackson find Microsoft innocent?

By : CIOL Bureau

Even though Judge Jackson found Microsoft guilty in April, going by the dramatic manner in which the case has swung between extremes, the same Judge might now find Microsoft innocent.

NIIT invests in OneWeb Systems

By : CIOL Bureau

NIIT has made a strategic investment in OneWeb Systems Inc., an Atlanta-based Internet Solutions company. The figures were howevere not disclosed.

Baan set to announce takeover by Invensys

By : CIOL Bureau

Dutch business software company Baan is set to announce an all-cash takeover by British engineering company Invensys Plc, industry sources said on Tuesday.

Nasdaq rises on optimism over interest rates

By : CIOL Bureau

The Nasdaq rose on Tuesday on strength in semiconductor and fiber optics stocks and the market’s supersonic Cisco Systems, due in part to lessening fears that the Federal Reserve may aggressively raise interest rates.

No damages for Sun in Java case

By : CIOL Bureau

US Federal District Judge Robert Whyte has said that he does not
believe Sun Microsystems is entitled to the $35 million damages it claims from
Microsoft for publishing the Java source code on its Web site.

Pentagon awards $2.5 b. satellite contract

By : CIOL Bureau

Lockheed Martin, Hughes Electronics and TRW have jointly won a $2.5
billion contract to build the Pentagon’s next generation military
communications satellites.

3-way split of Microsoft ruled out

By : CIOL Bureau

Lawyers for the US Department of Justice have insisted on breaking
up Microsoft into two, arguing that a 3-way split would be disruptive to the
industry and potentially harmful to the overall economy.

Lucent to take over Chromatis

By : CIOL Bureau

Lucent Technologies is reportedly close to taking over start-up
Chromatis Networks as part of its efforts to keep pace with Cisco in the market for optical networking technology and equipment.

Gateway chooses Crusoe processor for AOL Web appliances

By : CIOL Bureau

In a major endorsement of the Crusoe processor architecture from
Transmeta, Gateway Computer will develope a line of Web appliances around the innovative Linux-based processor.

Insight Capital launches Asia IT fund

By : CIOL Bureau

Insight Capital Partners, Microsoft and i2 Technologies have
launched ConnectCapital, an IT investment fund targeted at Asian countries,
especially India.

Electronics orders plunge in US

By : CIOL Bureau

In a disturbing development that has baffled economists, the US
Commerce Department announced this week that factory orders for electronics
products in the US had plummeted a record 20% in April.

Global Systems Tech. to conduct Summer 2000

By : CIOL Bureau

Global Systems Technology has tied up with United States International University to offer skill-based training for info-tech organizations in India and software intensive Asian countries.

Invensys acquires Baan for $714 m.

By : CIOL Bureau

Baan investors rejoice and Invensys investors bristle as British engineering group Invensys Plc announces its takeover of the loss-making software firm Baan for $714 million.

Let’s learn from the Taiwanese: Atul Vijaykar

By : CIOL Bureau

If we can put up world class free trade zones and attract global
hardware manufacturers like Taiwan did, it could be the beginning of a
revolution in the Indian hardware industry, says former director of Intel South Asia Atul Vijaykar.

Sun shines on Scotland

By : CIOL Bureau

Sun Microsystems has announced that it plans to invest $38 million to expand its Scottish factory in Linlithgow, outside Edinburgh.

Microland launches Internet media entity

By : CIOL Bureau

Microland has floated media2india.net, an Internet media entity that will offer integrated marketing, media solutions and services.

HP launches e-learning in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett-Packard Education will offer Indian companies HP Virtual
Classroom, a collaborative learning platform that extends online courses on a variety of topics like Linux, Java, ERP and Microsoft suites.

Aplab stake to help cable network: Zee

By : CIOL Bureau

Zee’s acquisition of 26% stake in Aplabs is expected to help
Zee subsidiary Siticable’s foray into broadband access.

Computer Associates warns of new e-mail worm

By : CIOL Bureau

Anti-virus software maker Computer Associates has said that a new
worm with the subject line "Cool Notepad Demo" could flood e-mail
networks.

Barrett: Powering the Internet

By : CIOL Bureau

Going by his statement, one can expect Intel chief Craig Barrett to be in Asia more often. After all, Asia will be Intel’s second largest market. Moreover, he wants to make up for the time Intel lost in being there in the Net revolution.