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‘E-governance will be a reality next year’

By : CIOL Bureau

Additional secretary to the DIT Shankar Aggarwal expects a set of initiatives by the government, including the 100,000th common service centre, State Wide Area Networks and electronic service delivery gateways to be operational to help the citizens

China’s Baidu offers glimpse of new mobile OS

By : CIOL Bureau

Baidu Yi is modelled on Google’s Android mobile operating system and will be rolled out to mobile devices in the future

Suntech intros new HiPerforma product line in Europe

By : CIOL Bureau

The new products utilize Suntech’s advanced Pluto cell processing technology that allows cells to absorb more sunlight and generate more electricity

‘Operators need to gear up for mobile data explosion’

By : CIOL Bureau

Operators face the prospect of poor service quality and falling revenues if they don’t plan carefully for this upcoming surge in data traffic, says analysts at Ovum

Facebook gave punch to Anna movement: expert

By : CIOL Bureau

Kunal Kishore, director of a brand managing firm Value360, told that social media networking and campaigns are the most powerful contemporary forms of communication for getting a point across to a young and hungry India

Baidu sees possible acquisitions in mobile, cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

Jennifer Li, CFO, Baidu, said, ‘We constantly assess our business needs and are on the lookout in the industry space for what will be a good fit for us.’

Bharti Airtel yet to decide on tower unit IPO

By : CIOL Bureau

Earlier it was rumoured that Bharti Infratel, the mobile phone carrier’s tower arm, was looking at a minimum $500 million IPO

WikiLeaks denies charges it put lives in danger

By : CIOL Bureau

It suggested that sloppy handling by people, who formerly worked with WikiLeaks and at least one mainstream media outlet, resulted in the inadvertent disclosure of unredacted versions of all 251,000 State Department cables

HTC unveils two new Windows phones

By : CIOL Bureau

The new phones, including the top of the range Titan, will use a new version of Windows Phone, making them the first users to appear on the European market when they go on sale in early October

SGI eyes the billion dollar club

By : CIOL Bureau

In the last 12 months, SGI has introduced products and significantly expanded its global capability

Borders sues Next Jump over use of customer data

By : CIOL Bureau

Borders accuses Next Jump of continuing its actions even after Borders terminated the agreement

SMS GupShup raises $10 million funds

By : CIOL Bureau

The company will utilize funds in the areas of product development, sales and marketing and global expansions

Mosaid sees rescue in its Nokia-Microsoft deal

By : CIOL Bureau

Mosaid Chief Executive John Lindgren said the deal is ‘transformative’ for Mosaid and revenue from future licensing will likely exceed the company’s revenue from its first 35 years in business

Veteran Apple executive gets expanded role

By : CIOL Bureau

Eddy Cue, who rose to prominence by managing the iTunes and App stores, will now also oversee Apple’s advertising service called iAd and iCloud as the new senior vice-president of Internet software and services

Amazon offers California jobs, if it drops tax

By : CIOL Bureau

The tax, which took effect on July 1, requires retailers outside California to collect sales taxes on online orders made through California-based affiliates

RIM’s head of developer relations resigns

By : CIOL Bureau

RIM, for its part, has struggled to convince developers writing code for devices from Apple and those running Google’s Android software to also produce products for its BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablet

AT&T judge known for speed, no-nonsense style

By : CIOL Bureau

U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle was selected to preside over the Justice Department’s case against AT&T; several lawyers who have argued cases before Huvelle say she addresses issues swiftly, and comes to hearings well prepared

Will US be able to stop AT&T, T-Mobile deal?

By : CIOL Bureau

AT&T has said it will fight the case, and its general counsel said it plans to seek an expedited hearing from the judge

2G scam: CBI gives clean chit to Maran

By : CIOL Bureau

The investigating agency said that the licences granted during the tenure of former telecom ministers Arun Shourie and late Pramod Mahajan should also be investigated