Tech

Is America Online Entering India?

By : CIOL Bureau

Market is abuzz with rumors of America online (AOL) planning to enter India through equity arrangement with Satyam Online, India’s first non-government Internet Service provider (ISP). AOL has been moving very aggressively elsewhere in the US and the rest of

Aptech launches Knowledge Management Corporation Service

By : CIOL Bureau

Aptech Ltd. has launched a separate division called Knowledge Management Corporation Services to address the knowledge and e-business requirements of companies. Announcing this, Aptech managing director Ganesh Natarajan said that the new arm would not only target the Indian market

Pentafour’s health & transport SW packages soon

By : CIOL Bureau

Pentafour Software and Exports, with revenue of Rs 500 crore plus, is in the process of developing healthcare and transportation software packages to be released in the second half of 2000-2001 fiscal. The new products will feature extensive multimedia special

DoT to open call centers

By : CIOL Bureau

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has decided to open "CALL CENTRES" for different organizations to facilitate their services to the public. Particularly attractive to industries such as tourism, banking, financial services, hotel chains, etc, Call Centers are established by various

US fund managers to participate in Bangalore IT.COM

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore IT.COM’99, the second edition of the International IT exposition, is planning to attract US fund managers and venture capitalists in the country to woo prospective candidates and companies with a technological edge. To be held in Bangalore between November

Maars Software net up

By : CIOL Bureau

Chennai based Maars Software International Ltd. has posted a 89 per cent jump in net profit at Rs. 3.51 crore, in the second quarter ending June 30, 1999 over Rs. 1.85 crore in the same period last year. Net sales

Nortel to invest in India

By : CIOL Bureau

The $17.6-billion, Toronto based Nortel Networks has decided to pump in about $50 million in development, sales infrastructure and marketing activities in the country during the current fiscal year. Nortel Networks is expanding its Nortel network team, channels and visibility

Task force for MTNL divestment

By : CIOL Bureau

The government has constituted a 7 member high-level task force to work out modalities for the proposed disinvestment of about 5 per cent of its stake in Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL). Various modalities including selection of bankers and time

Divorce is just a click away

By : CIOL Bureau

WARRING British couples are being offered a chance to divorce with just a few clicks on the Internet. More than 300 couples had downloaded divorce documents since the service was launched last week by a company called Desktop Lawyer. Desktop

Satyam plans 2-stage route to ADR issue

By : CIOL Bureau

The board of directors of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. decided to expand the equity base of the company through a two-stage route leading to an ADR (American Depository Receipts) issue. The initial stage covers the proposal to raise funds through

IBM unveils data storage systems

By : CIOL Bureau

International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. is introducing a new generation of high-volume data storage systems as part of a bid to recapture momentum from EMC Corp., the dominant storage systems provider, in a business IBM pioneered decades ago. The new

Compaq, Dell in race

By : CIOL Bureau

Dell Computer Corp. nears top market slot by capitalizing on Compaq Computer Corp.’s ongoing turmoil. But, Compaq held on to a generous lead worldwide according to recent surveys. Battle for market share took place as global shipments of PCs grew

AOL battles rivals

By : CIOL Bureau

America Online Inc is battling to maintain a grip on one of its most popular features, instant messaging, after rivals Microsoft Corp and Yahoo! Inc introduced competing software. The battle began when Microsoft and Yahoo launched free software that promised

Microsoft, EDS alliance

By : CIOL Bureau

The two computer giants Microsoft Corporation and Texas based Electronic Data Systems (EDS), will announce an alliance focused on offering comprehensive network services to business customers. A statement said that the deal would allow businesses to benefit from EDS’ comprehensive

MTNL’s online billing services

By : CIOL Bureau

To mark its foray into the world of e-commerce, Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) will launch online billing and payment for telephone bills from August 15, despite lack of cyberlaws regulating Net-based transactions. Besides billing, MTNL will also allow people

Vintron Elixir – Internet ready PC at Rs. 29,995

By : CIOL Bureau

Vintron, a pioneer in the field of personal computers and peripherals has announced Internet ready PC. This personal computer has all the essential components along with a choice of 33.6/56KBPS Modem and an Internet package registration with 10 hrs of

Polaris, NEC forge tie-up

By : CIOL Bureau

Chennai-based Polaris Software Lab Ltd. has forged an alliance with Japanese multinational Nippon Electronics Corporation (NEC) for its $83 million project to evolve a banking solution in the United States. As per the agreement, Polaris with three other companies would

IBP Caltex implements Makess ERP solution from ESS

By : CIOL Bureau

Eastern Software Systems (ESS) has announced that IBP Caltex has adopted its Makess ERP software (HR and payroll modules). IBP Caltex is a joint venture between IBP and Caltex (a US oil MNC). IBP Caltex markets the Caltex bran of

SGI, SDRC extend mechanical design automation solution for Windows NT

By : CIOL Bureau

SGI announced that SDRC has certified its award-winning I-Deas software on Silicon Graphics innovative visual workstations, and has optimized the software. The Windows NT operating system release of I-DEAS Master Series 7 is optimized to take advantage of the graphics

Wipro launches Apollo printers

By : CIOL Bureau

Wipro Peripherals has announced the entry level Apollo range of Inkjet printers in the Indian market. The new range Apollo 1200 or Apollo Spectrum is focused on the SOHO and SMB segments. Apollo consumer product is a fully owned subsidiary