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Microsoft to file in support of its appeal

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft Corporation will argue against findings that it violated antitrust law and an order that the company be split in two in a filing due Monday with the US Court of Appeals.

IT firms compete to compute the genome

By : CIOL Bureau

IT companies are queuing to service the life science industry, which will be a $9 billion market by 2003. That makes life science an increasingly enticing prospect for IT firms, especially when computers sales to other businesses are slowing.

Companies feel CRM will yield high RoI: IDC

By : CIOL Bureau

Effective customer relationship dates back to the time when
commerce started. But, awareness about CRM as a tool has been on the rise only
in recent times. An IDC India study says corporates have begun recognizing its
impact on return on investments.

Mindteck to raise Rs 12.5 cr. through rights

By : CIOL Bureau

The rights issue is expected to fund Mindteck’s expansion plans,
which include the acquisition of Nikko Informatics of Calcutta, setting up a
competency center for embedded systems in Bangalore and augmenting its manpower.

Pentamedia Net hive off plan good: Analysts

By : CIOL Bureau

The multimedia company had pumped in a hefty $14 million into its
Internet broadcasting venture, Numtv with little returns. Analysts feel the hive
off will prove to be a good move in the long run.

Digital ranked a buy: Analysts

By : CIOL Bureau

Digital’s growth in business has been at a much faster pace than
anticipated, say analysts who have fixed an immediate price target of Rs 600 for
the stock. Digital’s stock is currently trading at Rs 532.

New Satcom Policy to be implemented soon

By : CIOL Bureau

The new Satellite Communication policy that allows the operation of
private satellites will get ready shortly. The policy will facilitate greater
private sector participation in the crucial communication infrastructure.

IT Kerala 2000: Not exactly Comdex, but…

By : CIOL Bureau

It was certainly not in the league of the Comdex. Probably, couldn’t even
be compared with the BangaloreIT.COM. But, it did promise a lot with a
number of second-rung IT companies offering exciting products and services.

The P4 is here, courtesy Acer

By : CIOL Bureau

Acer has launched its Veriton 9100 desktops powered
by the latest Intel Pentium 4 processors which assure enhanced CPU performance
for multi-tasking operations.

Sun to participate in India Economic Summit

By : CIOL Bureau

Sun Microsystems will participate in the India Economic Summit 2000
as a strategic partner to the World Economic Forum. Is Sun’s participation yet
another proof of India’s increasing software prowess?

Pentamedia to spin off Numtv

By : CIOL Bureau

Pentamedia Graphics says its decision to spin off its Internet
broadcast division will bring in accelerated growth. The year-old Numtv is
expected to receive strategic investments once it becomes an independent
entity.

IT firms seen boosting exports to Europe

By : CIOL Bureau

The widespread fear about a slowdown in the European IT market is
unwarranted, says SG Securities. For proof, you just have to look at Indian
exports to the continent, which is poised for a 63% growth to $1.4 billion in
2000-01.

Euro server shipments rise 4% in Q3: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Server sales in Europe rise from 256,000 to 267,000 in the third
quarter, signalling a rebound. But, the 4% growth is a far cry from the 30% plus
growth witnessed in the first half of 1999.

No requiem for the floppy yet

By : CIOL Bureau

Who said floppies are passe? Even with the arrival of new age
storage mechanisms like optical disks and storage networks, floppies are here to
stay for some more time at least.

IT Kerala 2000 gets underway

By : CIOL Bureau

IT Kerala 2000, the state’s first full fledge IT event, was inaugurated by Governor Sukhdev Sing Kang. Along with 150 organisations across the globe, the event will showcase the IT strengths of the state.

IT Kerala 2000 gets underway

By : CIOL Bureau

IT Kerala 2000, the state’s first full fledge IT event, was inaugurated by Governor Sukhdev Sing Kang. Along with 150 organisations across the globe, the event will showcase the IT strengths of the state.

Subex opens ODC for IN Solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

The offshore development center, dedicated to IN Solutions System of the US, will develop software that will enhance the features and functionality of IN Solutions’ CRM products.

Will Tablet PC prove a bitter pill for Microsoft?

By : CIOL Bureau

It was the hottest new release at the Comdex. Microsoft has pitched the Tablet PC as its latest brainchild. But, there are a dozen other lookalikes already in the market. More importantly, many see it as an attempt to kill the desktop.

iSeva gets $8m. funding from e4e

By : CIOL Bureau

iSeva, the eCRM company, plans to invest in expanding its sales and consulting teams in the US and expand its technology and operations facilities. Apart from the funds, e4e will also offer its expertise to the start-up.

XML: Comments and declarations

By : CIOL Bureau

In this XML session, let us learn about comments, attribute list
declarations, their various types plus some more interesting aspects of XML
coding.