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Nokia revamps top management

By : CIOL Bureau

The company split into four divisions from the current three and named a new head for its core mobile phones division.

‘MS ubiquity a threat to security’

By : CIOL Bureau

Says a report, compiled by computer security experts, to supposedly raise awareness of the risk to national security by using a single, wide-spread software system.

US Court stays FTC’s `Do Not Call’ order

By : CIOL Bureau

A US district court has stayed the FTC’s `Do Not Call’ registry days before the October 1st deadline.

Intel pumps $450 mn in memory chipmaker

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel Capital has injected $450 million in cash and picked up 5.3% of outstanding common stock of struggling memory chip manufacturer, Micron, which has recently reported a loss of $123 million for Q4.

Oracle, PeopleSoft chiefs ordered to show e-mails

By : CIOL Bureau

Both the companies have been given a Thursday deadline by a Delaware court to turn in e-mails of their respective CEOs.

PC sales up 26% in Q1

By : CIOL Bureau

Telecom, backoffice and BFSI drive the growth of the PC market in India, while assemblers continue to rule the roost picking 65% of the 6.41 lakh units sold.

Telecom doors to open wider for FDI

By : CIOL Bureau

“The total foreign investment limit including FII and FDI has been recommended at 74 percent,” Communications and Disinvestment Minister, Arun Shourie.

Juniper opens SDC in B’lore

By : CIOL Bureau

Also announces the expansion of its technical certification program for IP engineers to cover four levels instead of the present two.

Microsoft has XML up its sleeve

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft claims “commitment to open standards” with its much-touted XML support in Office 2003, but the days of proprietary file formats are far from over.

BPL Sanyo to launch ‘desi’ handsets

By : CIOL Bureau

Says it would not be a cheap product but compete with existing brands on price and quality fronts.

Motorola president aspires for the throne

By : CIOL Bureau

Many see Zafirovski as a natural successor for Galvin and fear a prolonged search or hiring of a CEO from outside, could trigger a mass executive exodus.

Now, paper that can display video

By : CIOL Bureau

The paper-display draws power from a lightweight battery, and displays data stored in a portable chip. With fast switching times and lower switching voltages, this paper is capable of displaying video images.

Software patent bill favours small firms

By : CIOL Bureau

The draft proposal to place software patents on a firmer legal footing was amended to avoid exposing smaller firms to heavy litigation costs.

NetScaler enters Indian market

By : CIOL Bureau

Sets up sales and marketing division; to launch its flagship 9000 series of secure application networking systems.

A bio lab on a chip

By : CIOL Bureau

Micro-arrays, integrated electronics and photonics on a sliver of silicon let researchers probe for individual genes responsible for a disease.

AMD’s 64-bit to drive home entertainment

By : CIOL Bureau

PCs based on the Athlon 64, are to enable people to play or watch TV, DVDs, CDs and MP3 music files on different devices throughout the home using a remote control.

MSN shuts free chat rooms

By : CIOL Bureau

The rise of unethical activities and junk e-mail has forced Microsoft to shut down its free-for-all chat rooms across 28 countries. Rivals think otherwise.

PCs apart, Dell to offer music player, PDAs, TVs

By : CIOL Bureau

Eyeing the consumer gadgetry market, Dell plans to unveil music players, new PDAs and flat panel television sets following the footsteps of rivals HP and Gateway.

Sun’s Java break into Microsoft Windows

By : CIOL Bureau

Acer, Gateway and Toshiba sign agreements with Sun Microsystem to load their PCs, laptops and notebooks with the latest Java software.

RedHat to launch new desktop Linux

By : CIOL Bureau

Claims that, building the desktop Linux on the enterprise kernel, will imbibe the OS with increased stability and dependability.