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Renesas secures $633 mn support from major shareholders

By : CIOL Bureau

Renesas, the world’s No. 1 maker of microcontroller chips used in cars, has been seeking support after sinking to a net loss in the fiscal year ended in March, hit by a strong yen and fierce competition from the likes of South Korea’s Samsung Electronics

Wanted smart hackers for hackathon

By : CIOL Bureau

ComeHackWithUs (CHWU) will start around end of 2012 or start of 2013 and the venue is yet to be decided

New free Andorid anti-virus app from Sophos

By : CIOL Bureau

The new application uses the up-to-the-minute intelligence from SophosLabs

A hackathon for 2 months on a remote island!

By : CIOL Bureau

ComeHackWithUs will choose 12 brilliant coders or programmers for a hackathon that will run for two months on a remote island in Asia Pacific region this year end

LG: An early adopter of technology

By : CIOL Bureau

Daya Prakash, CIO – LG Electronics India, talks to Pankaj Maru of CyberMedia News about the company’s IT enabled operations, function driven systems, adoption of BYOD concept, philosophy of LG and much more

SMB guide: How to detect computer virus

By : CIOL Bureau

SMBs need to keep a constant check on the condition of computers and sense trouble before it goes out of hand

Samsung unveils latest Windows phone Omnia M

By : CIOL Bureau

The Samsung Omnia M is priced at Rs.18,650. With the launch of this smartphone, Samsung now has a range of 21 smartphone models priced between Rs. 7,350 and Rs. 42,500

Income tax returns: Are you eligible for refund?

By : CIOL Bureau

Only those employees, who have paid additional tax as IT-R, can claim a refund. Refunds will take few months to reach the person

Taking mobile into cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

Driving business transformation through agility and mobility

Virtualization and application delivery controller

By : CIOL Bureau

A key component of the virtualization equation is the application delivery controller, which provides availability, acceleration and security for applications in a single integrated solution

Cyberscams start with Olympics opening

By : CIOL Bureau

With more than 2 billion people connected online, the Internet has become the favorite playground of scammers says Fortinet security experts

India’s largest industrial solar plant is in Punjab

By : CIOL Bureau

State Non-conventional Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia said that the solar plant will perform twin functions of generating solar power besides offering a permanent solution of disposing off large quantity of industrial effluent water by evaporating it

Maintain transparency on broadband services: TRAI

By : CIOL Bureau

TRAI received complaints from the cosnumers stating that under the unlimited broadband plans they were offered higher speed upto 5GB or 10GB; and after it exceeds this limit the speed reduced to below 256 kbps.

Is there a Sony Xperia Mint smartphone?

By : CIOL Bureau

The Sony Xperia Mint Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone is rumored to be launched very shortly

Samsung launches Windows-based Omnia M smartphone

By : CIOL Bureau

Omnia M is the first Windows phone that comes with Samsung’s ChatOn, a unique cross-platform communication service, which allows group chat, rich messaging, fun content sharing

Gagan Narang wins bronze; wish him on Facebook

By : CIOL Bureau

Gagan Narang has made India proud by winning the first Olympic medal for the country this year. You can congratulate him on his Facebook fan page

North India Blackout: Waking up powerless

By : CIOL Bureau

Today many states in India suffered a massive outage since midnight. It took India a while to restore the situation while many North Indians woke up to a troublesome morning. Why?

NASSCOM welcomes PM’s initiative on IT taxation

By : CIOL Bureau

India today ranks as a great destination for global sourcing of technology and BPO and a consistent policy regime is important for the industry to continuously grow and innovate

Apple sounds warning bell for smartphone industry

By : CIOL Bureau

In developed markets, every other person already owns a smartphone. In emerging markets, penetration rates are much lower, but cheaper phones that cost under $100 are squeezing profit margins

Apple, Samsung patent trial to start in US

By : CIOL Bureau

Apple and Samsung, the world’s largest consumer electronics corporations, are waging legal war around the world, accusing each other of patent violations as they vie for supremacy in a fast-growing market for mobile devices