Posts From CIOL Bureau

FBI looking for three hackers, Clinton holds summit

By : CIOL Bureau

As President Clinton convened a high-level summit on Internet security, the FBI announced it is looking for three hackers who go by the online names of “coolio,” “mafiaboy” and “nachoman.”

Payment date extended for telecom licence dues

By : CIOL Bureau

The union cabinet has approved a proposal for extending the deadline for payment of license fee dues of basic and cellular mobile operators from January 31, 2000 to March 15, 2000.

Network Solutions plans Indian foray

By : CIOL Bureau

Network Solutions Inc, a Web registration services company, plans to enter India later this year either through a joint venture or through an outright acquisition of an Indian company in the area of its business.

CA buys Sterling for $4.2b.

By : CIOL Bureau

Computer Associates said it has agreed to buy Sterling Software, a maker of computer-storage management products, for $4.2 billion in stock.

Mahajan worries about IT scrips boom

By : CIOL Bureau

Information technology minister Pramod Mahajan has said that, he was concerned about the way stock markets were reacting to infotech stocks.

Wipro Net to offer computer courses on the Net

By : CIOL Bureau

After ERP on the Net, Wipro Net Ltd., has launched an online learning programme for corporates, offering computer courses on the Net.

CIOL wins TechSightings Award

By : CIOL Bureau

Cyber India Online Ltd. (CIOL) has announced that the company was awarded the “sightings of the day award” from TechSightings, the rating agency that rates the best high-tech sights on the Internet.

Netcafe@India to turn into NetZoo

By : CIOL Bureau

Teleindia Private Limited, the Indian subsidiary of the $50 million Asian Pacific Internet Company (APIC) will acquire India’s first Internet browsing center, NetCafe@India.

MIT attests Nasscom’s agenda for Union Budget

By : CIOL Bureau

The ministry of Information Technology is in unison with the proposed 10-point agenda of Nasscom for the Union Budget-2000.

“Windows 2000 will require 250 MHz extra power”

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel’s researchers have found that computers running Windows 2000 would require about 250 MHz more power to deliver the same level of processing performance as current desktops and servers.

Michael Dell flip-flops on Windows 2000

By : CIOL Bureau

Just three days after he caused a 6% drop in Microsoft shares with his statement that Windows 2000 adoption would be slow, Dell Computer chairman Michael Dell said that he now thinks Windows 2000 is “a leap forward”.

Intel strikes back with 1.5 GHz Willamette chip

By : CIOL Bureau

The chip speed fight between Intel and AMD has reached newer grounds with Intel announcing its next generation Pentium with a maximum speed of 1.5 GHz.

Indian software industry grow by 52%

By : CIOL Bureau

The Indian software industry earned $5 bn in 1999, recording a growth of 52 %, a Nasscom survey said. Shocked over the instances of cyber hacking, Nasscom has decided to set up a “National Cyber Cop Committee” to spread awareness.

Novell launches new products for simpler e-business

By : CIOL Bureau

Novell has launched four new products in the Internet space that aims to break down barriers for simpler e-business.

Intel launches e-biz programme

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel has introduced its e-business solutions provider (eBSP) programme in India which is aimed at bringing e-business developers to establish a team of e-business experts who can advise and integrate Intel Architecture based solutions.

Security business booming in wake of Web attacks

By : CIOL Bureau

E-commerce companies are scrambling to add security to their Web sites in the wake of attacks on some of the most popular Internet sites during the past two weeks.

AMD is on a roll

By : CIOL Bureau

AMD may have its first-ever billion-dollar quarter as the Sunnyvale chipmaker announced that first quarter sales are expected to be higher than the $968 million it reported in its most recent fourth period.

Warnings put damper on Windows 2000 launch

By : CIOL Bureau

On the eve of the launch of Windows 2000, several reports suggest that the software faces an uphill battle.

Pirates have more market share on our products than us!

By : CIOL Bureau

There is no denying that software piracy is rampant. And, there cannot be anyone better than Microsoft who can talk about the pain and agony of piracy. A first hand interview with Microsoft India director business development Ashutosh Vaidya.

Internet zone: Children below 13 keep out!

By : CIOL Bureau

Last week’s CIOL poll on how long should a 13-year old be allowed to surf the Net has shown interesting results. They speak volume about the present psyche of a typical Indian netizen.