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Cisco will buy Pixstream for $369m.

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco Systems Inc., continuing its torrid pace of acquisitions, on Thursday said it would buy PixStream Inc., a maker of hardware and software for the delivery of digital video over high-speed networks, for $369 million in stock.

Infosys not hit by Sainsbury plans

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys Technologies Ltd. will not be hurt by a client’s plans to outsource its information technology needs to Andersen Consulting, a company source said on Thursday.

Palm virus released accidentally

By : CIOL Bureau

The Trojan type virus, Palm.Liberty.A, hidden inside an update to a popular Palm program deletes almost all data loaded onto the device. But, the Swedish software writer who wrote the virus has said that the release was purely an accident.

Napster banned at 34% of colleges: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

A Gartner Group study shows that 34% of the 50 US colleges have banned their students from using Napster’s song-swap service on their campuses.

No security threat to cell phones, but…

By : CIOL Bureau

Symantec Asia Pacific Vice President Garry Sexton has said that as of now wireless and wired telephony networks do not face any threat from hackers. But, in future cell phones connected to the Net may become vulnerable.

J&K decides to become SMART

By : CIOL Bureau

The Jammu and Kashmir e-governance initiative, being charted out by Telecompetence, will facilitate government-to-government and government-to-citizen interaction.

TRAI slashes long-distance call rates

By : CIOL Bureau

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has reduced the tariffs for domestic long distance calls and international calls. The Rs 800-crore loss from tariff reduction is expected to be offset by increased traffic.

BSE adopts SSI solution for Internet trading

By : CIOL Bureau

SecuraTRADE, a product from a SSI Technologies joint venture, is a Web-based trading solution that allows secure trading of stocks over the Internet.

Intel, IBM, HP, fund new Linux lab

By : CIOL Bureau

Hardware vendors Intel, IBM and HP are tying up with leading
companies in the Linux community to set up a Open Source Development Lab that
will work towards making improvements to the Linux kernel.

Intel sues Broadcom for patent infringement

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel has accused Broadcom of using Intel’s patented technology
for cable and high-speed networking for developing new products and building its
business.

Now, Hyundai sues Rambus

By : CIOL Bureau

Hyundai has filed a case that says it does not owe any royalty
payment to Rambus for using the Rambus technology in its SDRAM chips.

IBM to sell new server with Compaq

By : CIOL Bureau

The $1 billion alliance between IBM and Compaq firmed up in July
will launch its first data storage product, the IBM Modular Storage Server.

B2B companies up on strong Q3

By : CIOL Bureau

Prospects of a good third quarter and regulatory clearance for
various electronic marketplaces boosted the shares of business-to-business
software companies in the US on Wednesday.

Investors rue missing Infy goldmine

By : CIOL Bureau

Shares of Infosys Technologies are today a prized possession for
any investor. But, few had foreseen the heights it would scale when the company first went public in 1993.

Apcom expands Dax family

By : CIOL Bureau

Apcom Computers has expanded its networking basket by adding dual
speed hubs and switches to its Dax range.

Market shrugs off Corel’s latest product launch

By : CIOL Bureau

Corel has launched CorelDRAW 10, the latest version of its popular
graphics software. But, it failed to enthuse investors who are concerned about Corel’s anemic sales and the recent resignation of its CEO.

Infy opens office in Hong Kong

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys Technologies’ office in Hong Kong will focus on catering
to the software needs of e-businesses in the Asia Pacific region.

Latest Intel recall hurts its image: Analysts

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel pushed its aging architecture to keep pace with AMD’s Athlon so that it could get bragging rights to the fastest processor, say analysts. They feel that the chip withdrawal will make Intel look bad to its customers.

Medybiz.com begins operations in Karnataka

By : CIOL Bureau

Positioned as a one-stop-shop for all healthcare related e-content
and e-commerce, medybiz.com will facilitate commerce of medicines, equipment, hospital consumables and services.

Microsoft delays interactive TV OS delivery

By : CIOL Bureau

AT&T will opt for a competing solution in place of Microsoft’s
operating software for interactive set top boxes, as the software company fails
to stick to its agreed delivery schedule.