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Interview – Dewang Mehta

By : CIOL Bureau

In a freewheeling interview National Association of Software and Services Companies president Dewang Mehta speaks to Preethi K. of CIOL Bureau

Suvi Information to launch Hindi portal

By : CIOL Bureau

Indore-based Suvi Information Systems is launching a portal in Hindi, www.webdunia.com, on September 23 at the India Internet World, to be held in Delhi. The site will have the usual content of news, information on films, music, recipe from Tarla

Crossing the VC Rubicon – Ten questions for your prospective VC investor

By : CIOL Bureau

Ten questions for your prospective VC investor

Crossing the VC Rubicon – Some multi-million dollar questions

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Some multi-million dollar questions

Crossing the VC Rubicon – The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma

By : CIOL Bureau

With all the recent excitement about instant riches that the IT industry appears to hold lately, entrepreneurial activity in the sector seems to have increased dramatically.

LG Soft India sets up E-Biz division

By : CIOL Bureau

LG Soft India (LGSI) has entered into the Commerce Service Provider (CSP) market by setting up a separate division to target the e-commerce solutions market in India and overseas. The E-Biz Division will help corporates "e-commerce enable" their operations. The

Indian ERP solution on Net by ESS

By : CIOL Bureau

Delhi-based Eastern Software Systems (ESS) has become the first Indian company to provide an ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution on the Internet. The company has also received venture investment of Rs 10 crore from Citibank Venture Funds, FMO of Holland

Compaq and Zenith Computers Announce Strategic Partnership

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Compaq India and Zenith Computers have announced a strategic partnership to increase their reach in the market. As a Compaq Partner, Zenith will offer Compaq products to the large and medium corporations across the country. With Zenith’s strengths in Government

Denso Corp. develops 2-dimensional barcodes

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Denso Corporation, part of the Toyota group involved in the evolution of bar coding technology has developed a newer and more advanced technology called quick response (QR) codes or two-dimensional barcodes . These have been approved and accepted by the

Shiv Nadar to infuse fresh Rs 25 cr. equity into Network Ltd.

By : CIOL Bureau

Network Ltd., a Shiv Nadar promoted company, has decided to infuse fresh equity of 55.75 lakh shares valued at Rs 25 crore through a preferential issue. This was decided, so as to repay its debt to the tune of Rs

HP and Nortel tie up for sales and support of Nortel products

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett-Packard Company and Nortel Networks has announced a network services alliance under which the companies will jointly deliver network lifecycle services and support, including consulting, design, support and reselling of Nortel Networks’ solutions. This announcement reinforces Nortel Networks’ Unified Networks

Microsoft to purchase Visio

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Microsoft Corp. said that it agreed to buy Visio Corp, a maker of technical drawing software, for stock valued $1.3 billion. Under the agreement Seattle-based Visio will become a division operating within Microsoft’s business productivity group, which includes the Office

Seagate to slash 8,000 jobs

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Seagate Technology said it would cut 8,000 jobs, or 10 per cent of its workers, as part of a plan to streamline operations while prices continue falling. Seagate will take a $200 million pre-tax charge this quarter for the cuts,

Chennai Telephones to offer Net, cellular services

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 7: Chennai Telephones, the city’s monopoly basic telephony service provider, will soon be adding a gamut of services. Chennai Telephones plans to become an Internet Service Provider (ISP) in four months. The second will be cellular service, within

Intel invests in RiteChoice

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 16 : Intel Pacific Inc has picked up between 20-25 per cent equity stake in Chennai-based software firm RiteChoice Technologies Pvt Ltd, a provider of enterprise solutions for stock brokerage houses in India. This is the first time

SDRC to become solutions provider

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 16 : SDRC India Pvt. Ltd., the subsidiary of the CAD/CAM company SDRC, is planning to align itself to its global vision of becoming a solutions provider as against the traditional focus of a technology provider. This

Galileo launches Internet-based products

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NEW DELHI, September 16 : Galileo India, a provider of electronic global distribution services for the travel industry, has launched two Internet-based products–FocalpointNet and Travelpoint.com. "The introduction of these Net enabled products will break new ground by providing an e-commerce

Millthree training school in Chennai

By : CIOL Bureau

Millthree Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a training company, has recently been opened in the city. To start with, the school will offer courses covering Java, Corba, DHTML, ASP, Perl, SERVLETS, Java Beans, Java Security as well as e-commerce. The training center

SGI servers selected for National Internet Backbone

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SGI-India has announced that it has bagged the order for the supply of high performance servers for the first phase of the National Internet Backbone (NIB) project being implemented by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). SGI was part of a

Oracle earnings up

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Oracle Corp. the database software maker said its fiscal first-quarter ended August 31 net income rose 21 per cent, surged by higher sales to companies trying to power electronic commerce over the Internet. Net income rose to $237 million or