Posts From CIOL Bureau

Bureaucrats call for change in centralised approach

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Bureaucrats of various state governments have demanded that there should be less involvement of the Centre for an efficient implementation of e-governance in the state administration.

Citil demonstrates Web-TV banking module

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Citil has put released a Web-TV banking module using Java technology that works on a TV with the use of a set-top box.

Texas lawyers scare Toshiba out of $1.2 billion

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A group of aggressive Texas-based attorneys has apparently scared laptop producer Toshiba out of $1.2 billion in a class-action lawsuit

TI licenses ARM DSP technology

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Texas Instruments and ARM Holdings announced plans to combine their respective expertise in digital signal processor and RISC-based microprocessor design.

LG-Philips files second LCD infringement suit against NEC

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LG-Philips LCD has filed a second LCD patent infringement lawsuit against Japan’s NEC.

Sun goes on offense with new products

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Sun Microsystems announced a broad range of new products this week, including several servers aimed, at the market for Web and e-commerce site management.

Task force to supervise rural telephony

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The Ministry of Communications has set up a task force headed for the supervision of rural telephony.

Software Exports grow at 58.3% in H1

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Software exports rose by 59 per cent during the first half of the first half of the current fiscal.

New Motorola cellular DSP offers global compatibility

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Motorola announced a new digital signal processor chip that will let a single cellular telephone operate with virtually any wireless telephone system standard used around the world.

Krone and Prestolite launch TrueNet cabling

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Krone Communications and Prestolite Wire Corporation have jointly launched TrueNet, the cabling system to prevent throughput loss in local area networks.

Iridium India launches world roaming service

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Iridium India Telecom has launched Iridium world roaming service with BPL Mobile Communications Ltd.

IBM moves CFO to head online business unit

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IBM has re-assigned chief financial officer Doug Maine to head TeleWeb, the recently created unit that will handle Web sales and customer service call centres.

Scott McNealy joins GE board

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General Electric announced it has appointed Sun Microsystems chairman Scott McNealy to its board of directors.

Dell aims for 15% of computer market

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Dell Computer chairman Michael Dell expects his company to eventually grab a 15 per cent share of the overall global computer market, currently $750 billion in sales value.

India’s largest IT event, BangaloreIT.com ’99, begins

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BangaloreIT.com ’99, the five-day IT extravaganza, got underway in the city on Monday.

Karnataka government doles out sops to IT industry

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There was a special cause for celebration on the Rajyotsava Day in Karnataka for the IT industry as the government announced a series of packages to provide a boost to the industry.

Omega Software in talks with venture capital firms

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Omega Software plans to raise Rs 5 crore through the venture capital route for its expansion programme.

Visual Interactive appointed sole distributor of Skyline Network

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Visual Interactive India has entered into a distribution alliance with US-based Skyline Network Technologies, Inc.

Wipro posts increased sales in H1

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Wipro’s software and services business first half-year sales went up by 55 per cent to Rs 440.70 crore.

Sun leads in Unix server market in Q2: IDC

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Sun Microsystems leads the UNIX server market in the second-quarter in terms of revenues and shipments, according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) report.