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MMC, AMCC in $4.5 b. merger

By : CIOL Bureau

The second largest merger in the semiconductors industry will see
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation acquiring MMC Networks for a whopping $4.5 billion in stock.

Court okays class action suit against MS

By : CIOL Bureau

The class action suit against Microsoft is the first of the many
cases that accuse the software maker of harming consumers through monopolistic practices.

Welcome to the world of colors

By : CIOL Bureau

Investing in the latest printing technology could mean better
bottomline to businesses. And, the ability to print accurately, quickly and
cost-efficiently is now within our reach, more than ever before.

Sony to build new chip plant in Japan

By : CIOL Bureau

Sony Corp plans to double its production of liquid crystal displays and charge-coupled devices by setting up a new semiconductor plant in Japan with an investment of 100 billion yen.

Sony’s Palm-based handheld in stores in Sept.

By : CIOL Bureau

Sony plans to launch CLIE, the handheld computer that uses the operating system developed by Palm. But, the computer will offer a range of capabilities that are not available on other Palm-based devices.

Teleglobe to offer bandwidth to Indian cos.

By : CIOL Bureau

Satellite bandwidth provider Teleglobe of Canada plans to offer 50
Gbps satellite bandwidth to India through its submarine cable project,
South Africa Far East.

Intel pulls 1.13 GHz chip due to flaw

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel announced it has discovered a flaw in the 1.13 GHz Pentium III processor and has halted production and delivery of the chip. In a separate decision, the company also reduced the prices of most of its chips.

Cybernet sets up e-business test lab

By : CIOL Bureau

The new e-business testing venture, Ready to Go, will offer a range of e-business testing services including performance and functionality tests.

HP to go all out on education front

By : CIOL Bureau

HP Education plans to extend specialized courses in cutting edge technology, which offer end-to-end solutions for dotcoms, as a part of its aggressive strategy for the training and education market.

Silverline mulls 6% stake in US firm

By : CIOL Bureau

Silverline Technologies plans to take 6% stake in TIS Worldwide of the US, deferring its earlier proposal to acquire 100% stake in the company.

Lara Networks to open development center

By : CIOL Bureau

Network application processors manufacturer Lara Networks will invest $2 million in its India Design and Development Center, which will come up in Bangalore.

HCL Tech opts for 2:1 stock split

By : CIOL Bureau

HCL Technologies CEO Shiv Nadar has said the company plans to go for a stock split in order to make its shares more affordable to retail investors and employees.

IDA, NIIT to source talent for Singapore

By : CIOL Bureau

Under an agreement between Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore and NIIT, Singapore will source 1,000 infocomm professionals from the NIIT training centers in South Asia in the next 1 year.

Government, associations to save PCOs

By : CIOL Bureau

The Government of India, in cooperation with Assocham and TISA, has set up a training center in Delhi to teach PCOs how to compete effectively with the increasingly popular cyber cafes and cyber dhabas.

Infosys sees no bar to acquisitions

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys Technologies, which is hunting for acquisitions, said it sees no roadblock to its shopping plans in government policies. It also announced plans to open a software centre in London by November.

Binary Semantics ties up with Minitab

By : CIOL Bureau

The strategic tie-up will see Binary Semantics marketing Minitab’s statistical and data analysis tools for Six Sigma practitioners in India.

Satellite connectivity to be in vogue till 2002

By : CIOL Bureau

Satellite-based connectivity in India will continue to be the preferred mode of usage in India for quite sometime, say industry experts.

Focus on software as shares consolidate

By : CIOL Bureau

Analysts expect software stocks to stay in favour as shares consolidate their gains this week, but a further drop in the rupee or a hike in oil prices could stir up markets.

Linksys launches broadband routers

By : CIOL Bureau

Linksys has launched a range of networking products
that will offer plug-and-play network connectivity to users.

National Semiconductor to launch CRTpad

By : CIOL Bureau

National Semiconductor India plans to launch CRTpad, a new Internet
device that provides access to email, online applications, chat, shopping and
search engines.