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Nasscom 2000 gets underway in Mumbai

By : CIOL Bureau

The four-day mega event, Nasscom 2000, was inaugurated in Mumbai a few hours ago. A report on the inauguration ceremony.

More competition predicted for PC processor market

By : CIOL Bureau

The 2000 PC processor market will extend the level of competitiveness with faster chip coming to the market at an ever faster pace and entry-level performance jumping to 500 MHz and beyond.

Delhi ISP launches Internet through DSL

By : CIOL Bureau

Delhi-based ISP MagnaCorp has launched high speed Internet services on Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) besides offering Net connectivity through Wireless in Local Loop.

Intel’s Itanium may not come to India

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The US government is expected to reject a request from Intel to export its latest Itanium processors to more than 50 countries, including India, as it exceeds the operating speed limits.

IBM, Silicon Graphics move on Linux

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Silicon Graphics has made a dramatic commitment to the Linux operating system, while IBM has added to its already strong endorsement of the open source software.

Online shops: sugar coated carrot approach

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The business models being followed by the Indian B2C e-commerce players seem to be that of experimentation and promotion than revenue generation.

Chip shortage to continue in 2000

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Although IC and motherboard production levels in Taiwan have returned to pre-earthquake levels, computer and electronics manufacturers are facing shortages in a range of key IC components for much of this year.

Ways India to offer Brokat’s E-finance solutions

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Ways India Ltd. has entered into a strategic alliance with Brokat Asia Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) to offer e-service solutions to banking and financial institutions in India.

Software exports set to grow 60%: Nasscom

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Software exports from the country, which achieved over 50 per cent of growth over the last few years, are expected to show a 60 per cent rise next year.

PolicyOne opens shop in India

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PolicyOne Inc., an US-based company engaged in the area of Internet Infrastructure, has launched its fully owned subsidiary in India.

The ISP scene: Innovate and survive

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Even as the market grows rapidly, opportunities will be reaped by only those players who continuously evolve and redefine their business strategies.

MTNL posts lower net sales

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MTNL has registered a PAT of Rs 364.20 crore in the third quarter ended December 31, 1999, an increase of 7% against the same period last year.

Quantum releases Fireball Plus drive

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Quantum Corp. has announced the release of its third-generation 7200 RPM performance desktop drive, the Fireball Plus LM.

VSNL posts a 11% increase in net profit

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VSNL has announced a 11% increase in net profit for Q3 ended December 31 at Rs 298.40 crore, compared to Rs 268.40 crore in the same period last year.

Wipro in pact with Microsoft

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Wipro has struck a deal with Microsoft, announcing the appointment of Wipro Technologies-Global R&D as a partner for outsourcing software development and testing in India.

Tecknowledge Consultants develops ‘Universal Banker’

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Tecknowledge Consultants has launched a Java-based customer/account specific integrated banking automation solution for the banking sector.

KPTCL installs VSAT-based communication network

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India’s first VSAT-based communication network to support real time data applications used for power generation and distribution will be commissioned in KPTCL.

InfoBahn to unveil online stock broking application

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InfoBahn Internet Services Pvt. Ltd. (IISPL) will unveil India’s first online trading application at Nasscom 2000.

Indiamarkets.com launched

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The Bangalore-based IMO Communications Pvt Ltd has launched indiamarkets.com, a business-to-business Web site in India.

News in brief…

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Vivek Kulkarni replaces Sanjoy Das Gupta, Escotel Launches V-Tel Easy Prepaid Connection for Rs 999, Clarify Inc. enters India.