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IBM’s new chip to advance wireless devices

By : CIOL Bureau

Supposedly combines computing and communications capabilities on one “silicon on insulator” wafer that is thin enough to maximize both components, according to IBM.

3G mobile struggles to win affection

By : CIOL Bureau

Due to high costs and the unstable new technology, demand for 3G would only take off at least three years after its commercial launch, says IDC.

LG Elec. chairman resigns due to spin off

By : CIOL Bureau

John Koo resigns as the LG Group, tries to spin off four of its 51 affiliates from the group in an attempt to focus on its main stream businesses.

Network Assoc to pay $70 m to shareholders

By : CIOL Bureau

The lawsuit claimed that the company had misled investors by recognizing software revenue when it was shipped to distributors, rather than when end-user paid for its products.

Ex-Novell(India) MD joins Talisma

By : CIOL Bureau

In his role as Managing Director, India, Vikram Shah will oversee all functions based out of India such as product engineering, professional services and product support.

Applied Micro buys IBM IPR for $47m

By : CIOL Bureau

Says buying the communications switch product would help it expand its offering of switches, which are used to direct information traffic on networks.

Sun’s Java Desktop hits the stands

By : CIOL Bureau

Sun is in conversation with OEMs, including HCL, Wipro and GID, for bundling of the Java desktop on their machines.

Excellence comes with practice, not talking: Infy co-founder

By : CIOL Bureau

States Infosys co-founder K Dinesh , at the Winner’s conference organized by the CII, after having won the CII-Exim Bank Award for Business Excellence 2002.

An interactive billboard unveiled!

By : CIOL Bureau

The widest in the world, it supposedly recognizes if people are waving at it from the ground below and, eventually, will be able to respond to text messages.

Sutherland ties up with Avaya

By : CIOL Bureau

The strategic alliance is to address the growing outsourcing opportunity between Asia, Latin America and the United States, says Sr. VP, Sutherland Group.

Carlyle Group invests $6 m in QuEST

By : CIOL Bureau

The funds will be used to grow QuEST’s infrastructure in the US and India as a part of its ongoing global expansion plan and support the company’s acquisition strategy.

INSAT-3E, a boon for telecom & television

By : CIOL Bureau

With an operational lifetime of 15 years, INSAT-3E is meant to enhance the present capacity of INSAT for communication and television services.

Samsung to invest $395 m in TV, PC panels

By : CIOL Bureau

Said the investment would boost the output at Samsung’s sixth liquid crystal display (LCD) line to 100,000 panels per month by mid-2004.

Reliance to take broadband to the masses

By : CIOL Bureau

Said that in the next three years the company will have broadband business as a major segment in its telecom projects.

Contract manufacturers signal high-tech recovery

By : CIOL Bureau

Top contract electronic makers and analysts indicate that demand is on the rise, providing hope for a gradual turnaround after a long slump.

US court to clamp telemarketers

By : CIOL Bureau

An anti- telemarketing measure which places some 50 million phone numbers on the ‘no-call list’ is likely to be approved, thus straining the telemarketing business.

MS holes lead to massive phone bills

By : CIOL Bureau

Security holes in Internet Explorer get more lethal by breaking into the AOL instant messaging accounts and misusing dial -up connections.

dParv to represent Rogue Wave in India

By : CIOL Bureau

The companies plan to bring Rogue Wave’s application development, integration, and GUI development products to India’s C++ development community.

Microsoft “Bhasha” to bridge digital divide

By : CIOL Bureau

Aimed at accelerating local language computing in India, announces 14 vernacular language interfaces of Windows and Office.

Adobe launches suite for design, publishing

By : CIOL Bureau

Creative Suite, which includes a new program called Version Cue to manage documents through the editing process, is aimed at Adobe’s key market of graphic designers and publishers.