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HP to give e-speak source code free on Internet

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Hewlett Packard has announced that it would make the source code of its new software product e-speak available free over the Internet

HCL Tech fixes IPO price

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HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCLT) has fixed a price band of Rs 450-540 per share of Rs 4 each for its initial public offer (IPO) of 14.2 million shares through the book-building process

Nortel sets off price war with huge cuts

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Nortel Networks has slashed prices on some systems that compete directly with Cisco, setting off a price war.

Foreign investor to take 30% stake in DSQ

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DSQ Software Ltd. indicated that a foreign strategic investor was likely to pick up close to 30 per cent stake in the company soon through a preferential allotment.

Sun unveils Java tools

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Sun Microsystems has announced two new Java tools and has claimed huge success for its StarOffice.

Internet economy grows 68%, creating 2.3m jobs in the US: Cisco

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The Internet economy grew by 68%from the first quarter of 1998 to the first quarter of 1999, generating an estimated $507 billion in the US.

CAG indicts TRAI for unauthorized issuance of orders

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The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India has indicted TRAI for “unauthorisedly issuing a number of orders”.

Satyam in JV with Bank of Madura

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Satyam Infoway and private sector Bank of Madura will set up a joint venture to offer e-commerce services to persons of Indian origin.

Apcom launches ethernet adapter

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Survey to identify telecom technologies for rural areas

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The recently set up Telecom Group on Rural Services (TGRS) has ordered a detailed survey to identify specific telecom technologies for different rural areas depending upon prevailing conditions.

Microsoft sheds $10 b. on Jackson’s findings

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Microsoft stocks plunged then rebounded on the NYSE, which resulted in $10 billion from being removed off the firm’s market capitalization, attributed to the harsh court ruling.

Amazon.com to add more products on Net

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Amazon.com will soon add home improvement goods, computer software and an array of video games to its web site.

Citizens are customers of the govt. : Lee Kwok Cheong

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In an interview, the architect of e-governance in Singapore and chief executive officer, National Computer Systems Pte Ltd., Lee Kwok Cheong, deals with the various issues pertaining to e-governance.

Intel wins Intergraph Antitrust case

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Intel has won the antitrust lawsuit filed by Intergraph of Alabama for allegedly forcing it to hand over patents in return to access to information in future Intel microprocessors.

Highlights of Judge Jackson’s “Finding of Facts”

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Some of the main features of Judge Jackson’s findings against Microsoft in the antitrust case.

Bill Gates is optimistic of emerging a winner

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates says Microsoft will prevail in the court at the end.

Andhra Pradesh realizes its hi-tech dream

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The state-wide WAN across Andhra Pradesh has become operational, linking all 23 district headquarters to the state secretariat.

New IT ministry moves ahead against all odds

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Despite being a step ahead in attaining the IT super power status, the change in name of the Department of Electronics to Ministry of Information Technology has captured the headlines of the dailies for reasons not so much in its favour.

Shiv Nadar quits as HCL Info. chairman

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The founder and promoter of HCL Infosystems, Shiv Nadar, has stepped down as chairman paving the way for Ajai Chowdhry, President and CEO, to take over.

MTNL’s second GDR offering on Nov. 10

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The second divestment of government equity in the international markets will be held on Wednesday with the GDR offering of MTNL.