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Convergent launches Motorola Vanguard routers

By : CIOL Bureau

The Motorola Vanguard 7300 family of multi-service routers offer up
to 840 voice ports and a concentration of 2,500 ports in a single fault-tolerant
chassis.

Has PC growth hit a wall?

By : CIOL Bureau

First it was the chip powerhouse Intel, and now Apple. Financial
warnings by Apple Computers and bad news from printer maker Lexmark and
contract manufacturer SCI Systems have stoked fears that PC sales is indeed
slowing.

Is the turnaround over at Apple Computer?

By : CIOL Bureau

Apple doubters came back in force when the computer maker announced
that its upcoming earnings will fall short of projections. Its critics say that the Apple comeback is now well and truly over.

BPL to have 4 ODCs in Bangalore

By : CIOL Bureau

Of the 4 offshore development centers to be set up in Bangalore,
the first with 750 professionals will go on stream in the next 3 months.

Music download sites benefit from Napster

By : CIOL Bureau

While song-swapping firm Napster’s fate lies in the hands of a landmark copyright court battle, many file-sharing client and streaming media sites are benefiting from the much-publicised event, according to Jupiter Media Metrix’s AdRelevance.

Dell launches direct sales in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Computer Corporation, formally launched Dell’s direct sales strategy in India on Thursday.

Wipro to invest $17m. expansion plan

By : CIOL Bureau

Wipro Ltd. said on Thursday that it would invest $17 million in India as part of its expansion plans and hire 3,000 software professionals in two years. It plans to set up software development facilities in Bombay and Pune.

Apple sees Q4 earnings below expectations

By : CIOL Bureau

Apple Computer Inc Thursday said that its fourth quarter earnings would fall far short of expectations because of weak sales during September.

Compaq names CEO Michael Capellas as chairman

By : CIOL Bureau

Compaq Computer Corporation said on Thursday it named its president and chief executive Michael Capellas to the additional post of chairman.

Compaq names CEO Michael Capellas as chairman

By : CIOL Bureau

Compaq Computer Corporation said on Thursday it named its president and chief executive Michael Capellas to the additional post of chairman.

Paul Allen to step down from Microsoft board

By : CIOL Bureau

Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft Corp., will step down from the software giant’s board at its annual meeting on November 9.

Only tech portals will make money on ads: Expert

By : CIOL Bureau

Only those vertical technology portals that are focussed on technology can make sufficient money out of Internet advertising, according to Marc Miller of Engage Asia

Telecom behemoth DTS on tricky path of change

By : CIOL Bureau

The DTS will come into force from Sunday. But, it will not be an easy task for the huge corporate to shed its deep routed culture of a government department.

Lanner enters India with 50:50 JV with D-Link

By : CIOL Bureau

Lanner Electronics Inc., USA has initiated its foray into India 50:50 tie-up with D-Link India to enhance market penetration in the Asia-Pacific region.

Some Apple customers complain of cracks in the Cube

By : CIOL Bureau

Several Apple customers who have paid big money to purchase its new Power Mac G4 Cube computer have complained that cracks were appearing in the the machine’s clear plastic casing, ruining the sleek design that they had paid for.

Tech stocks receive mixed response

By : CIOL Bureau

Infotech stocks got a mixed reaction as most of the scrips moved in range bound manner. The Sensex managed to close the week on a positive note with a gain of 23 points.

VSNL to set up STM links in high traffic areas

By : CIOL Bureau

VSNL plans to set up STM-1 connections, which has 155 Mbps of capacity, in the high traffic zones in the country.

AOL denies report of instant message systems links

By : CIOL Bureau

America Online Inc. came under fire on Tuesday for a report, denied by the company, that it had quietly tested a way to link its two popular instant messaging systems.

Microsoft unveils datacenter software

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off its much-anticipated Windows 2000 Datacenter Server and introduced a slew of new products, partners and customers.

Sun set to unveil it next generation of chips

By : CIOL Bureau

Sun Microsystems Inc. on Wednesday will unveil a long-awaited verssion of its crown jewels, a faster computer chip that functions as the core of its workstations and computers that serve up Web pages.