Posts From CIOL Bureau

New IT ministry moves ahead against all odds

By : CIOL Bureau

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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

Logix Microsystems IPO oversubscribed

By : CIOL Bureau

The maiden public issue of Logix Microsystems of 13 lakh equity shares of Rs 10 each for cash at premium of Rs 10 per share aggregating Rs 2.6 crore, was oversubscribed.

Cabletron introduces Smart Load Balancer Switch

By : CIOL Bureau

Cabletron Systems has released its Smart Load Balancer line of switches by integrating server load balancing into its Smart Switch Router (SSR) family.

Intelligroup to spin off its ISG to its shareholders

By : CIOL Bureau

Intelligroup has announced its plans to spin off its Internet Solutions Group to its shareholders.

Cisco to drive standards for broadband wireless Internet services

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco Systems has announced that it was joining forces with ten companies to drive open standards for broadband wireless Internet services.

BT to deploy Novell Directory services

By : CIOL Bureau

BT has signed a deal with Novell to deploy Novell Directory Services for NT to 90,000 users across UK.

Festival season: It’s time for new schemes and more offers

By : CIOL Bureau

Vendors and dealers come up with various offers during the festive season to increase their sales.

Microsoft stifled innovations: US Judge

By : CIOL Bureau

A US Judge has said that Microsoft did hold monopoly in the operating systems market for Intel-based personal computers, providing a big jolt to the software giant.

Nicholas Negroponte – on Digital world

By : CIOL Bureau

The IT visionary recently visited mumbai to speak on Digital Revolution: Impact and opportunities for your
Business CIOL brings you abstract of his speech

SQL Star invests in STI

By : CIOL Bureau

SQL Star International has acquired a 7.5 per cent stake in Solution Technology International Inc.

SAP Labs to focus on mySAP.com

By : CIOL Bureau

SAP Labs India would focus on mySAP.com, SAP’s Internet business strategy.

Tata Tel launches Centrex service

By : CIOL Bureau

Tata Teleservices has launched Centrex service, a productivity tool which targets the EPABX systems.

Union Cabinet clears IT Bill

By : CIOL Bureau

The Union Cabinet has approved the introduction of Information Technology Bill, 1999, targeted at facilitating electronic communication, trade and commerce, and prevention of cyber crimes, during the winter session of Parliament.

Need to examine MTNL tariff proposals: TRAI

By : CIOL Bureau

TRAI has said that tariff proposed by the MTNL for its cellular services needs to be examined for cross subsidization and other related issues.

Dell launches PowerEdge 2400

By : CIOL Bureau

Dell Enterprise Systems has launched a new workgroup server, PowerEdge 2400.

IBM unveils first PC from its plant in Pondicherry

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S3, Via form graphics chip set alliance against Intel

By : CIOL Bureau

Graphics chipmaker S3 and Taiwan’s Via Technologies have formed a new joint venture, S3-Via which will sell potential customers its new integrated high-end graphics chipsets.

Intel ready with Rambus chipset

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel is set to launch the much-awaited 820 chipset in the next two weeks.