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Computer scents pioneer gets a shot in the arm

By : CIOL Bureau

DigiScents Inc., the much-ballyhooed US start-up seeking to give computers a sense of smell, was set on Monday to disclose that it has won the backing of two leaders in the global fragrance industry.

It’s Nepal’s turn to woo IT firms

By : CIOL Bureau

The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, known more for its tourism industry, aims to woo IT companies with a host of incentives. The government plans to dole out incentives for the purpose.

Investors seek value in badly hammered tech stocks

By : CIOL Bureau

Shares are expected to trade in a narrow band this week with cautious investors likely to seek value in beaten down technology stocks and book profits in the old economy sector which rallied last week, analysts said.

Web sessions, page views remain steady in Oct.

By : CIOL Bureau

Web surfers viewed the same number of pages and spent the same amount of time online, on average, when they logged on in October as they did in September, according to the Nielsen/NetRatings’ global Internet index .

Forecast on US tech profit growth slashed by half

By : CIOL Bureau

Wall Street analysts have slashed their forecast of tech companies’ profit growth for the fourth quarter by half. Since October 1, earnings growth expectations for the tech sector has dropped from 29% to 14% for fourth quarter 2000.

Crusoe bug may prompt NEC to recall notebooks

By : CIOL Bureau

An alleged problem with the Transmeta Crusoe processor is reportedly causing NEC to consider a recall of thousands of Crusoe-based notebook computers it has already shipped.

Flat panel display price drops stem market growth

By : CIOL Bureau

Despite an anticipated 12% increase in the number of flat panel displays shipped in the fourth quarter, industry revenues will decline slightly due to a sharp fall in FPD prices.

Gateway joins others in downsizing forecast

By : CIOL Bureau

Gateway added to Wall Street’s high-tech stock blues by announcing it is now predicting lower sales and earnings in this crucial fourth quarter.

E-Lock releases first compliant assurance management product

By : CIOL Bureau

E-Lock Technologies has released Assured 4.0 – the first E-sign compliant assurance management product.

Of Silicon Fast Foods and Cyber Motors

By : CIOL Bureau

Hyderabad’s transition from a sleepy little city to one of favourite Indian IT destinations is primarily the result of Chandrababu Naidu’s marketing and PR blitzkrieg. It’s the most successful brand building exercise to have happened in India.

C sharp: The high note in Dot Net

By : CIOL Bureau

Is the C sharp threat to Java real? Has the language captured the
imagination of developers yet? Is it more versatile than Java? Here’s a
collection of Web sites that could answer your questions.

XML: The last word

By : CIOL Bureau

In this final session of XML, we will discuss more about entities, their
declarations and their various types. Also, let us check out a simple code
written in XML.

Struggling Web retailers still hot with consumers

By : CIOL Bureau

Online shoppers flock to the virtual mall, but dotcom retailers
continue to fall like ninepins. Reason: Good business does not always translate
into healthy profit margin. For proof, you just have to look at Pets.com.

Satyam Infoway launches third Net gateway

By : CIOL Bureau

Satyam Infoway, which already operates two satellite-based Internet
gateways in Mumbai and Ahmedabad, has set up its third gateway in Hyderabad. All
the gateways are being supported by SingTel, New Skies and Loral Cyberstar.

Microsoft signs 3 interactive TV deals

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft’s tie-up with ACTV, eCity and RespondTV will see the
company developing new means to deliver interactive advertising and allow people
to shop from their TV sets.

MRO-TEK grows by 117% in H1

By : CIOL Bureau

The Net access and networking solutions provider saw its net profit
skyrocket by 294% to Rs 9.81 crore on revenues of Rs 61.60 crore for the
half-year ended September 30, 2000.

Advertisers tune in to interactive TV

By : CIOL Bureau

After e-commerce and m-commerce, it is now time for t-commerce.
With interactive TV, advertisers can now access critical information like who
exactly is watching their ads and whether their product is of any interest to
them.