Posts From CIOL Bureau

E-commerce revenues in Asia to top $1.3 billion in 2003

By : CIOL Bureau

With the web-based e-commerce use in the Asia Pacific region rising sharply the revenues from electronic commerce are expected to top $1.3 billion by 2003, said International Data Corporation (IDC). E-commerce applications in the region surveyed (excluding Japan), showed revenues

V-commerce:Voice of the Web

By : CIOL Bureau

V-commerce not only complements e-commerce, it further, increases the latter’s reach and accessibility

India Dazzles At CeBIT99

By : CIOL Bureau

India Dazzles At CeBIT’99

Polaris Software plans to rework IPO structure

By : CIOL Bureau

Polaris Software Ltd may rework its proposed public offer as Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) might liberalize IPO (Initial Public Offer) listing norms. Instead of 25 percent equity dilution, the minimum prescribed under current norms, the company may

DoT set to miss free incoming cell calls deadline

By : CIOL Bureau

Free incoming calls on cellular phones are unlikely to come into effect on August 1, the deadline set by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( ). According to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) sources the exercise of upgrading close

Apple Computer sues Daewoo

By : CIOL Bureau

Apple Computer Inc. said it has filed a suit against Future Power, Daewoo Group and Daewoo Telecom, alleging that a new PC launched by Future Power has copied the industrial design of Apple’s consumer iMac. The complaint, filed in US

VSNL to commission its fourth station in Bangalore shortly

By : CIOL Bureau

The new earth station will be installed at Videsh Sanchar Bhavan – Sanjaynagar which will act as the centre for providing leased lines internet services and the site at International Technological Park Limited (ITPL) will act as a hub. According

Zenith to enter software

By : CIOL Bureau

Zenith Computers Ltd. (ZCL) the personal computers major is in the process of buying software companies in Singapore and the US. The company will spend Rs. 50 crores in the next six months on buying out a software company each

Hughes Software Systems launches Campus@NET

By : CIOL Bureau

Hughes Software Systems (HSS), a communications software company, has launched Campus@NET, a placement preparation program for engineering graduates on its website www.hssworld.com. The Campus@NET Program is a web-based information site that disseminates useful information, career tips and tests for engineering

Satyam Infoway launches ExpressFrame@Satyam

By : CIOL Bureau

Satyam Infoway unveiled a new service ExpressFrame@Satyam. This will enable businesses to interconnect their nationwide offices to suit their individual requirements over a multi-service ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) backbone. ExpressFrame@Satyam, similar to Wide Area Networking, provides point-to-point dedicated virtual circuits.

Satyam Infoway rules out cut in Internet tariff

By : CIOL Bureau

The first private Internet Service Provider in the country – Satyam Infoway Ltd. ruled out any further cut in Internet tariff unless the state owned Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. offers to slash its price. Mr. Pradeep Lakshmanan, Vice-President, Internet sales

IOC plans entry into telecom sector

By : CIOL Bureau

Delhi based Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is planning to enter into telecom sector through leasing its optical fibre cable networks to various telecom companies and Internet Service Providers. According to the IOC officials, US based telecom major JMS alongwith Telecommunications

Ramco Systems to de-merge as a separate entity

By : CIOL Bureau

The Board of Directors of Ramco Industries Limited have recommended to de-merge Ramco Systems as a separate entity and transfer the company’s fast growing software business into a new company, named, Ramco Systems Limited. The de-merger will be effective, subject

Web-based degree verification software

By : CIOL Bureau

To verify the authenticity of university certificates submitted by technical graduates for the H-IB visa, a web-based system will be available to help crosscheck the academic credentials of software professionals. This would help the Immigration and Naturalisation Services (INS) to

Software exports grow in 98-99

By : CIOL Bureau

According to the annual industry survey released by Nasscom – National Association of Software and Service companies, the software industry in India grossed an annual revenue of Rs.15,890 crore during 1998-99, with exports growing to Rs.10,940 crore registering a growth

Case study:ONGC – A rig not too far

By : CIOL Bureau

A study revealed that the principal area of concern for the experts at the central office related to coordination between the central office and the rig.

Modem sales shoot in 1998-99, says IDC

By : CIOL Bureau

IDC’s Quarterly Modem Tracker reveals that modem sales in 1998-99 registered an increase of 88.4 percent in unit terms and 9.6 percent in value terms over 1997-98.

Shrinking Time And Space

By : CIOL Bureau

With the government actively promoting ISDN, video conferencing on your desktop is just around the corner.

Buyer’s Guide – Desktop Video Conferencing

By : CIOL Bureau

This is one of the largest selling Philips solutions for VC. A desktop model, the package includes a camera, PCI card, telephone handset and software. With an integrated electronic whiteboard one can interactively see, communicate and work on drawings, sk

Compaq, Intelligroup announce strategic alliance in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Compaq India and Intelligroup Asia Pvt Ltd (IGA) entered into a strategic alliance to address the requirements of ERP customers in the Indian market. The MoU signed between Compaq and IGA will leverage strengths in their respective fields of expertise