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SSI up 2% on profits jump, prospects

By : CIOL Bureau

Markets react enthusiastically to the healthy performance of
software and services firm SSI for 1999-2000. The company’s share gained close
to Rs 58 on Friday.

VeriFone announces Developer Forum

By : CIOL Bureau

VeriFone Developer Forum will act as a catalyst in the design,development and deployment of applications for its multi-application POS payment terminals.

Wipro shares surge on strong growth prospects

By : CIOL Bureau

Wipro shares appreciate by over 1% on Friday on renewed buying
interest, thanks to a good first quarter performance and strong growth propects.

Charges against AOL won’t stick: Analysts

By : CIOL Bureau

Is AOL indulging in Microsoft-like monopoly in Internet messaging?
Yes, say some consumers. But, analysts point out that the issue lacks the kind
of hype that would force regulators to take action.

Fund firms cut Microsoft holdings

By : CIOL Bureau

Many of the biggest mutual fund families, including Fidelity Investments, Janus Capital and Putnam Investments, cut their holdings in Microsoft sharply in the second quarter, according to recent regulatory filings.

Birla 3M launches multimedia projectors

By : CIOL Bureau

The ultra portable multimedia projectors that come with a host of
new features are being positioned as handy tools for professionals on the move.

New alliance to push for digital TV on PCs

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel, Microsoft and a dozen other leading companies announce the
formation of the PC DTV Promoters Group, which will work on bringing digital television signals onto PCs.

Arima to build Ericsson phones

By : CIOL Bureau

Swedish telecommunications major Ericsson has tied up with Arima of
Taiwan to develop and manufacture entry-level mobile phones.

Intellect Data Systems launches Fortune Lite

By : CIOL Bureau

The hotel management software, Fortune Lite, will automate the
day-to-day activities of small and medium-sized hotels.

Intel’s P-4 breaks 2 GHz barrier

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel’s new Pentium 4 processor that runs at a stunning 2 GHz
speed, packs 42 million transistors onto a single chip.

More power, any takers?

By : CIOL Bureau

More power for the same price? What more could computer users ask
for? As Intel prepares to take us to the realm of 2 GHz and beyond processing power, real-world-like graphics and simulation are very much within the reach of desktops.

Moser Baer to make audio products

By : CIOL Bureau

Floppy disk manufacturer Moser Baer India has tied up with Emtec
Magnetics of Germany for manufacturing audio cassettes and handheld video
cameras.

Motorola to pump $3.4 b. into China

By : CIOL Bureau

Motorola’s investment in China, which would go into expanding its
semiconductor fab at Tianjin, is the single largest investment in the country by a foreign chipmaker.

Pokey virus hits US

By : CIOL Bureau

A computer virus featuring the cuddly Japanese cartoon character
Pikachu finds its way into computers in the United States, leaving some operating systems devastated.

Redwood to open software center in Bangalore

By : CIOL Bureau

Redwood Technologies has announced plans to expand its Indian
operations by setting up its second software development center in Bangalore.

Samsung to launch free service campaign

By : CIOL Bureau

The free service campaign, scheduled between August 18 and 31, will include
free service for Samsung color monitors, laser printers, optical disc drives and hand-held GSM phones.

Sun offers free Solaris porting kit for Linux drivers

By : CIOL Bureau

The porting kit offers scripts and guidelines that would help
developers convert PCI-based Linux driver source into a binary Solaris driver for the Intel platform.

VA Linux sales increase 6-fold

By : CIOL Bureau

Linux-based network servers manufacturer, VA Linux, has posted a
6-fold increase in revenue for the fourth quarter, from $7.84 million a year ago to $50.7 million.

VAX on the verge of extinction

By : CIOL Bureau

Compaq, which inherited the Virtual Address Extension line of mini
computers in 1998, has decided not to produce the VAX computers after September.

Kumaramangalam passes away

By : CIOL Bureau

Union Power Minister PR Kumaramangalam, one of the youngest
ministers in the Vajpayee Cabinet, passed away in Delhi on Wednesday after a brief illness.