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IBM ready for new Internet boom, says new chief

By : CIOL Bureau

IBM new CEO Samuel Palmisano says that the company is ready to
be among the first to cash in the new Internet boom is just around. He said
insistence on security technology, and its expertise in networking and
computer services are the right combination of tools to handle a new wave of
emerging Internet devices.

Microsoft’s move prevents states from presenting key evidence

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft’s decision to call only eight more witness in the
antitrust trial has deprived the states an opportunity to introduce Microsoft
e-mails and other pieces of evidence. One such piece of evidence is a letter
from Dell Computers that read, ‘Dell cannot imagine that the intent of the
federal settlement decree was an even greater degree of control by Microsoft.’

CRM services market to reach 45.5 bn in 2006

By : CIOL Bureau

The worldwide CRM services market will increase at a CAGR of 18.6%
to reach $ 45.5 billion in 2006, according to a research by IDC. The research
also forecasts the customer care outsourcing and CRM consulting services market
to reach $ 90.3 billion by 2006.

Storage: ‘The big shift to software’

By : CIOL Bureau

Veritas Software announced its new ‘adaptive software
architecture’ and an industry-wide "Veritas Enabled" partner program
at the Vision 2002 seminar in Dallas. The software architecture is a software
and services model aimed at reducing storage complexity for large enterprises,
and improving IT responsiveness to changes in business and technology.

Majority wins!

By : CIOL Bureau

Walter Hewlett had a clear moral obligation to prevent what he and
most of the Packard family see as the destruction of their parent’s lifetime
achievement. But Fiorina can argue all day that HP is a different story today,
but can’t convince Hewlett who felt HP is strong enough to pull itself up by its
bootstraps and remain a strong technology company.

Hynix board cancels Micron merger

By : CIOL Bureau

Six months and intense negotiations that was to create the world’s
largest memory chipmaker is now discarded as Hynix’ board of directors rejected
management’s proposal to sell the company’s memory chip business. The impact
of the surprise collapse of the Micron-Hynix merger will likely cause memory
chip prices to fall worldwide.

Intel aims to be an Internet building block company

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel Bangalore is aiming to become an Internet building block
company in the coming years. The staff strength in the Bangalore center will be
increased to 1000 from the present 800, according to Intel marketing and sales
group director.

Birla, Tata, AT&T unveil new identity ‘Idea Cellular’

By : CIOL Bureau

Birla, Tata and AT&T has unveiled its new corporate identity as
‘Idea Cellular’, the brand earlier known as BTAL. Idea Cellular plans to extend
coverage to 80 new towns and cities, provide coverage in major towns, provide
vernacular SMS, pre-paid roaming, interactive games and new generation voice
mail.

Walter’s suit dismissed, HP-Compaq merger cleared

By : CIOL Bureau

A Delaware court has dismissed Walter Hewlett’s suit against the HP shareholder voting, paving the way for the merger of Compaq with HP. The merger, expected to be completed by May 7, now awaits a formal declaration of voting results.