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MTNL to provide telecom services by way of JVs

By : CIOL Bureau

MTNL has been empowered to provide telecom services within and outside India through joint venture or partnership and to fix, modify, increase or decrease tariffs for any of the services it provides.

Iridium gets $20 million funding from investors

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Iridium LLC has announced that it has obtained a funding commitment of $20 million from current investors led by Motorola.

EC Cubed, Infosys tie up to provide advanced B2B e-commerce systems

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys Technologies and EC Cubed have announced a strategic partnership that will enable large companies to build and deploy e-commerce solutions.

Integra releases document management solution

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Integra Micro Systems, a Bangalore-based IT solutions and services provider has launched FIDO2001-LITE, a document management system for the benefit of small users.

DTS to slash STD tariffs by May 2000: Saran

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Department of Telecom Services will slash STD tariffs and strengthen the optical fibre backbone for long distance telephony to offer affordable and better services to the consumer, a senior official has said.

VSNL to slash Internet access rates by 10-15%

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Following MTNL’s decision to slash Net tariff, the Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. has announced 10-15% cut within the next fortnight.

CVC favors common regulator for Net, telecom, broadcasting

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Chief Vigilance Commissioner N. Vittal has said that government should consider a comprehensive regulatory authority for various disciplines of communications including telecom, broadcasting and Internet.

Comdex India snippets

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Here is the latest corporate news from IT World ’99 Comdex India being held in New Delhi.

MGE Systems to set up manufacturing base in India

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The French UPS manufacturer MGE Systems will be setting up a manufacturing unit in India by April 2000, Pondicherry being the likely site.

Hitachi to move all DRAM production out of Japan

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Hitachi has announced that it expected to end domestic production of DRAM memory chips as early as 2001. The company has been shifting DRAM production to plants in Singapore.

Sun moves into the server farm business

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Sun Microsystems has said that was partnering with Inktomi and Digital Island to install 5,000 high-speed Internet servers at Internet Service Providers in 350 metropolitan areas around the world.

Another Linux start-up strikes gold on Wall Street

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Yet another Linux company has received massive support from the investors. Andover.Net, a network of Web sites aimed at Linux software developers, went public Wednesday and the stock immediately surged $45 (250 per cent) to $63.25.

MatexNet gets VC funding from ICF Ventures

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Bangalore-based MatexNet Pvt. Ltd., engaged in business-to-business e-commerce services, has announced that it has received venture capital funding from ICF Ventures.

Tata Elxsi releases Maya 2.5 in India

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Tata Elxsi the master reseller for Alias Wavefront in India has launched the latest version of Maya, the animation and modeling software.

Texas Instruments to focus on cable modem segment

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Texas Instruments (TI) will focus on a new VoIP cable modem reference design based on its programmable digital signal processor (DSP) platform.

Nasscom 2000 show in February

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Nasscom has announced that it will be holding “the first mega IT show of the millennium Nasscom 2000”, in Mumbai early next year.

IT vendors eye healthcare in India

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With the opening up of the insurance sector, healthcare has become the new focus of IT vendor

Goldstone Engineering changes name to Goldstone Technologies

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Goldstone Engineering Ltd., a Hyderabad-based telecom equipment manufacturing and software development company, has announced its decision to change its name from Goldstone Engineering to Goldstone Technologies.

Sun drops Java standards effort

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Sun Microsystems has formally announced that it was giving up on making its Java programming language an industry standard and withdrew its Java standard proposal from the ECMA, the European standards body.

Microsoft targets downloadable music, video markets

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Microsoft has announced that it was teaming up with General Instrument and Texas Instruments in a new assault on the leadership position of RealNetworks in the market of downloadable music and video.