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Cisco offering new access routers

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco has added 14 new low and mid range access routers to its
product line. The new 3700 Series routers offer customers an all-in-one box that
can incorporate switching.

Judge clears HP-Compaq merger

By : CIOL Bureau

Delaware Chancery Court Judge William Chandler who threw out Hewlett’s lawsuit against the HP-Compaq shareholder election said, Hewlett failed to meet the burden of proof on both points in the lawsuit. The merger, expected to be completed by May 7, now awaits a formal declaration of voting results.

Microsoft trims witness list, cites strong case

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft plans not to call nearly half of its remaining witness,
citing ‘progress made so far’ in defending itself from severe antitrust
sanctions. Steve Ballmer is still on the list of potential witnesses, but the
company removed executives from four companies, including Best Buy and Charter
Communications.

MTNL Q4 net up 15.5% YoY, beats forecasts

By : CIOL Bureau

MTNL reported a net profit rise of 15.5% to Rs 4.16 billion, for
the quarter ending March from a year earlier. MTNL that provides fixed-line,
cellular and Internet access services in Mumbai and Delhi beat analysts’
expectations.

No ruling on HP merger at Delaware court Monday

By : CIOL Bureau

The Delaware business court judge deciding the fate of HP’s
takeover of Compaq did not file a ruling on Monday. HP in its final brief argued
that internal projections quoted by Hewlett’s team were not comparable with
official forecasts.

‘We have to devote all our energies to maximize customer satisfaction’

By : CIOL Bureau

BSNL is gearing up to face competition in the wake of
privatization. The telecom provider is working towards creating an awareness
among its workers about the virtues of customer orientation, says BSNL chairman
and managing director, Prithpal Singh. Excerpts from the interview.

Tektronix introduces low cost oscilloscopes

By : CIOL Bureau

Tektronix has introduced two new series of oscilloscopes, TDS1000
and TDS2000. The TDS1000 is monochrome while the TDS2000 has colored LCD for
each trace and waveforms.

Accton enters telecom segment with VoIP gateways

By : CIOL Bureau

Accton Technology has released its latest VoIP gateways, the two
port AC-VG3504-2FX0 and the four port AC-VG3504-4FX0. The release marks its
foray into the telecom market. The gateways successfully switch the gap between
PSTN and Internet or Intranet to enable unlimited long distance calling.

Intel opens 3 e-biz labs in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel Asia Electronics will set up 3 e-business solutions labs,
along with associate partners, in India to develop solution on Intel
Architechture. Wipro Infotech, Satyam Computers and PricewaterhouseCoopers are
the associate partners in whose premises the labs will be set up.

High-tech pay drops first time in a decade: Study

By : CIOL Bureau

The woes of IT workers seems to be never ending. With them making
already very less from stock option, their salaries and bonuses also seem to be
falling sharply now. According to a survey, managers will see an 8% decline in
total compensation this year, while it will be 11% for IT workers.

Intel counting twice on Moore’s law

By : CIOL Bureau

Patrick Gelsinger, vice president and CTO of Intel expressed his
hope that Moore’s law is going to hold on for decades to come. He was delivering
the keynote address at Intel Developer’s Forum 2002, in Bangalore.

Intel’s new tuning tool for developers

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel’s VTune Enterprise Analyzer was introduced at IDF 2002 held
at Bangalore. This tool is still in its beta version will aid in optimization of
Web services development process and figure out the bottlenecks in the Web
services.

Intel’s new tuning tool for developers

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel’s VTune Enterprise Analyzer was introduced at IDF 2002 held
at Bangalore. This tool is still in its beta version will aid in optimization of
Web services development process and figure out the bottlenecks in the Web
services.

NetXcell’s Land Line 2 SMS Server version 1.0 launched

By : CIOL Bureau

NetXcell has announced the launch of its Land Line 2 SMS Server
version 1.0 that enables cellular operators to offer the flexibility of sending
SMS from their fixed phone lines to GSM mobile phones. The server is a mixture
of Interactive Voice Response and SMS, and offers the operator the ease of
installation.

Indian companies craft first Intel solution blueprints

By : CIOL Bureau

Financial Technologies and i-flex solutions are among the first
companies worldwide to publish Intel solutions blueprints, Financial Tech for
its MATCH, a integrated back office processing solutions, and I-flex has worked
on next generation, back office banking.

Value List Handler

By : CIOL Bureau

The most critical concern in a distributed paradigm is the latency
time. Value List Handler Pattern suggests an alternate approach of using ejb-finder
methods. The pattern is used to control the search, cache the results and
provide the results to the client using a lightweight mechanism.

Microsoft denies making Windows incompatible

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft vice president Robert Short, said software giant makes
‘significant efforts’ to make its operating system work well with its
competitors’ software. He is the fourth Microsoft executive to testify in the
antitrust case.

Microsoft’s new security czar to juggle tech, policy

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft’s new tough cop, Scott Charney, who plans to draw
heavily on his government background to shore up the holes in Microsoft’s
software. The new security chief was formerly the justice department’s computer
crime chief.

EliteX2002, exhibition for electronics, IT held

By : CIOL Bureau

EliteX2002, a two day exhibition cum seminar for electronics and IT
exposition, saw participation of over 20 firms from around the country. The
seminar discussed e-infrastructure, enablers and drivers for convergence along
with the need for security and broad band for mobility.

Media Lab rolls out world’s first GIS software for handheld computers

By : CIOL Bureau

Media Lab Asia has launched the world’s first open-source
Geographical Information System software, GramChitra, for handheld computers.
GIS software enables creation, storage, editing and accessing of map related
databases for visually intuitive and effective decision making.