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ICICI Infotech to implement ‘Premia’ at Oriental Insurance

By : CIOL Bureau

ICICI Infotech’s Premia, an integrated information solution for
Insurance companies, will be implemented at the Oriental Insurance. The solution
promises automated reporting at divisional and regional levels as well as
effective management information systems for top management decision making.

NIIT, top choice of 116 IT recruiters, says Dataquest

By : CIOL Bureau

NIIT is rated as the top choice of employers while recruiting
people of IT training institutes, according to a survey report by Dataquest. The
survey also predicts a shortfall of 5,00,000 IT professionals in India by 2006.

HP to report progress of merger, job cuts

By : CIOL Bureau

HP in its first financial forecasts for the combined company since
announcing the deal, is expected to report on the progress of the job cuts it
began since then. Housekeeping details of integrating and slimming the two
companies will be the highlight of the analyst conference.

IBM develops PC tablet for Mars Rover scientists

By : CIOL Bureau

IBM is developing PC based devices for NASA scientists to analyze
data received from the Mars Exploration Rover expeditions. The project to
develop ‘MERboard’ is a spin-off of its BlueBoard project. The board
includes a PC with a web browser and custom workspace application for data and
file sharing.

Napster takes the next step in its troubled history

By : CIOL Bureau

Napster has sought Chapter 11 protection under the US Bankruptcy
Law, as per the conditions by Bertelsmann, which is taking over the song
swapping firm for $8 million. The German company hopes to turn Napster into a legal
service for Internet music-swapping.

Bharti to consolidate all mobile operations

By : CIOL Bureau

Bharti Tele-Ventures plans to amalgamate its cellular mobile
business under a single subsidiary, ‘Bharti Cellular Ltd.’. Bharti, which
provides cellular mobile services under the brand name AirTel, also plans to
branch out into other Indian states.