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HP achieves fastest Java performance

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Hewlett-Packard Company has announced the performance results of SPEC JVM98 on commercially available products for Java applications on its HP 9000 N-Class server and J-Class workstation.

Regulator is the key for transition: ITU chief

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The role of a regulator is very important once you introduce competition in telecom. This is the message International Telcommunication Union Secretary General Yoshio Utsumi has for India.

News in brief…

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Dax launches cable modem, Mascot Systems ties up with Oracle India, Syntel bags $10m. contract from GTE Data Services, TCS’ accounting package to come bundled with TVSE printers

US notebook sales will offset desktop decline: IDC

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US businesses have stepped up their purchases of notebook computers in the fourth quarter, unexpectedly offsetting much of the widely flagged slowdown in desktop sales to consumers, revised forecasts by IDC showed on Friday.

IBM India and TCS to support marketing of Tivoli products

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IBM India Ltd. and TCS have signed a MoU, under which IBM and TCS will support the marketing of Tivoli’s products, solutions and services in India.

Amazon.com, buy.com, eBay.com, CNN hacked

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Hackers staged more attacks on some of the biggest sites on the Internet, temporarily shutting down CNN, online retailers Amazon.com Inc and Buy.com Inc as well as auction site eBay Inc.

Citil to change its name to i-flex Solutions

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Citicorp Information Technology Industries Limited (Citil) has announced that it proposes to change its name to ‘i-flex Solutions Ltd.

Via to unveil first celeron clone “Joshua”

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Via Technologies to introduce its low-cost processor code named Joshua on Feb. 22, sources said, with conflict in the chip industry likely to follow.

APC develops UPS to support Windows 2000

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APC has announced that it has joined Microsoft Corp., to assist in the development of the Windows 2000 operating system by developing a two-tiered uninterruptible power supply (UPS) management that is built into the operating system.

Linux show no longer a Geek-fest

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LinuxWorld Expo & Conference in New York showed the upstart OS moving into the development stage as a range of business application programs written to run on various Linux OS, including WordPerfect Office 2000 suite were introduced.

Expert tells Jackson appeal-proof verdict can be reached

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Challenge for Federal Judge Jackson is not finding MS guilty of violating antitrust laws, but on wording his verdict in such a way that it doesn’t get overturned on appeal by the same Appeal Court judges that threw out his’98 conviction of MS.

High-Tech merger mania rages on

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The rate at which technology companies are being bought up appears to be accelerating in 2000 after breaking all previous records in 1999. Here is a summation of this week’s biggest mergers worth a combined $10 bn.

Ford has a better idea: a PC for every worker

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Ford Motor Company has 350,000 employees worldwide, each of whom will soon have a Hewlett-Packard personal computer in their home, thanks to an aggressive effort by Ford and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union.

Chip makers rip through the 1 GHz barrier

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AMD upstaged rival Intel at the International Solid State Circuits Conference in San Francisco, the semiconductor industry’s technology showcase event, by demonstrating a 1.1 GHz Athlon chip, which the company plans to ship by this summer.

Sun to make Linux available on Sparc servers

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In its first major entrance into the Linux market, Sun Microsystems announced it will distribute its Java business software to Caldera Systems and that Bell Microproducts will develop a version of Linux to run on Sun’s Sparc-based servers and workstations

News in brief…

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Mahajan assures Rs 100 cr from budget to develop computer community centres. ISRO scientist – chosen as Fibre Optic Person of 1998, ERP for SME, Compex to expand its operation in India and Stewart Nelson CEO of Novell Inc.

Netscapes Andreessen is back in valley’s spotlight

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Netscape Communications founder Marc Andreessen has set up a new company Loudcloud that will provide Internet and other technology companies services for building and managing software, database computers and other equipment.

Hackers continue attack, FBI begins probe

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Hackers continued to disrupt major Web sites for a third day as the United States top law enforcement officials prepared to hold a briefing in Washington on the brazen attacks that they appear powerless to stop

Food portal foodguideindia.com launched

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VSL India a company specializing in providing marketing solutions to the hospitality industry, has launched foodguideindia.com, a food portal.

Yahoo! becomes the latest victim of Net vandals

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Yahoo!, the second most frequented Web site, was the target of Net vandals early this week when they inflicted the site with what is called as distributed coordinated attacks.