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HP touts 99.95 p.c SLA on its cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

HP commits that its Cloud CDN will be available 99.95 per cent or more of the time in a given calendar month. And if it fails to meet this commitment, it is ready to apply a service credit to users’ accounts

PRQA announces ISO 26262 certification

By : CIOL Bureau

This certification reduces the time and cost of meeting the requirements of these standards during the software development phase

Fujitsu, NEC, Docomo launch smartphone chipmaker

By : CIOL Bureau

The venture pits the Japanese companies against Qualcomm Inc, the world’s largest mobile chip manufacturer and leading supplier of core microchips used in fast-selling smartphones and tablets

TI intros chip solution for wireless, narrowband apps

By : CIOL Bureau

Texas Instruments (TI) has launched the CC1125, a sub-1GHz RF transceiver, which is said to be the industry’s first single chip solution for wireless social alarms and ultra narrowband applications. It targets ETSI EN 300 220 category 1 (ETSI Cat.1) compliance for the European 869MHz band

Synopsys acquires EDA firm Ciranova

By : CIOL Bureau

Synopsys has acquired Ciranova inorder to utilise Ciranova’s technology to accelerate advanced developments in its custom integrated circuit (IC) design solutions

Coming soon: A micro-network for marketing pros

By : CIOL Bureau

The Podium would help one share ideas, thoughts and achievements with co-professionals from advertising, marketing and media sectors

Top 5 upgrades expected on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

By : CIOL Bureau

Note II is reported to carry a quad-core 1.6 Ghz Exynos processor

Lenovo interested in buying Nokia?

By : CIOL Bureau

Nokia shares have dropped more than 70 per cent since it unveiled a strategy shift in February 2011 and the speculations of possible takeover bids have made rounds through the year

The future belongs to lithium ion batteries?

By : CIOL Bureau

Researchers are working on a battery that combines the benefits of lithium-ion batteries and super-capacitors

Watch London Olympics 2012 theme song on YouTube

By : CIOL Bureau

View the London Olympics theme song and cheer for the Indian contingent

Get instant Olympics updates on Twitter, simply

By : CIOL Bureau

By entering a simple hashtag on the microblogging site, you can get to know about results and much more developments at the London Olympics 2012

Google acquires social ad start-up Wildfire

By : CIOL Bureau

Wildfire provides software that links to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks, allowing customers to manage their online brand and presence

Uninor to auction assets, Unitech opposes

By : CIOL Bureau

Unitech, which has 32.75 percent shares, has vetoed Uninor proposal to auction assets and has indicated that it may initiate legal action if Uninor goes ahead with the auction

8 features to look forward to in Microsoft Outlook mail

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft will place the new Outlook.com as a competior against similar services such as GMail and Yahoo Mail, especially the former to take it on in the web space

BPOs hiring employees from rural areas

By : CIOL Bureau

Business process firms like Rural Shores, DesiCrew Solutions are taking the BPO jobs to rural areas utilizing the local talents, delivering high quality work to clients and in a way driving the socio-economic growth of rural India

Telescope-Analysing the Analyst:The WHY axis

By : CIOL Bureau

The world of subliminal influence, subconscious prodding, subtle push and a fuzzy air guiding you forward. Does it always go ‘right’?

Microsoft unveils Outlook : What Hotmail users must do

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft has renamed its Hotmail service as Outlook.com. So, what must the existing Hotmail users do? We’ll tell you

Japan’s Toshiba first-quarter profit jumps 178 p.c.

By : CIOL Bureau

Toshiba logged an operating profit of 11.47 billion yen ($147 million) in the April-June quarter, bouncing back from 4.12 billion yen in the same period last year, when Japanese corporate earnings were hit by the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami

Mitsubishi Electric promises loan to Renesas

By : CIOL Bureau

Shares in Renesas, the world’s No. 1 maker of microncontroller chips used in cars, surged 15 per cent to 260 yen following the news

Hitachi to supply $224 mn loan to Renesas

By : CIOL Bureau

Mitsubishi Electric Corp, which like Hitachi is a major shareholder in Renesas, earlier said it would provide 14.5 billion yen to the chipmaker