Tech

VSNL continues to be top ISP: Survey

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 6: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) continues to dominate the Internet market. Despite the entry of many private ISP’s, most of the new users preferred VSNL’s service and support, according to an industry survey. PC Quest, a publication

National Semiconductor releases new chip

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 4: National Semiconductor Corporation has successfully integrated the entire semiconductor content for an information appliance onto a single chip – the ` I A on chip’ (Information-Appliance-on-a-Chip). National’s Geode SC1400 is a member of silicon and system solutions

Novell opens Institute for Networking Technologies in Pune

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 4: Onward Novell Software (I) Ltd. has set up the Novell Institute for Networking Technologies (NINT) — Centre for Networking Excellence in Pune. The centre was inaugurated by Maharashtra government chief secretary Arun Bongirwar. "Government of Maharashtra is

Mascot plans for expansion

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 4: Bangalore-based Mascot Systems has plans of tying up with companies in the US and Europe in the business of e-commerce (design, develop and front end services) and it is also looking at new areas of business such

Spectrum licenses Sun-Netscape directory and security products

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 4: Spectrum, a division of Cabletron Systems (NYSE: CS), and the Sun-Netscape Alliance announced that Spectrum will bundle Alliance directory and security Internet infrastructure software with Spectrum policy management applications. The combined solution allows Spectrum to offer fully

Bangalore IT.COM ’99 launches its official Web site

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 4: Bangalore IT.COM, announced the launch of its official Web site, accessible at http://www.blrit.com. The Web site contains a host of features and information aimed at the needs of both business exhibitors and visitors to the show. While

IBM launches processors for networking products

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 4: International Business Machines Corp. has launched a new programmable communications processor as part of its drive to become a major technology supplier to the communications industry. To focus on new technologies for communications components, IBM is starting

DoT leads in Y2K compliance of its network

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 3: Out of 25,784 Local Telephone Exchanges and 386 Trunk Automatic Exchanges under DOT, only 2,065 exchanges are pending to be certified Y2K compliant. Of these 2,065 pending exchanges, 2,063 are C-DOT exchanges, which are spread across

PCs not to get any cheaper as worldwide shortage hit India

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, Septemeber 3: The worldwide shortage in the semiconductor industry coupled with booming markets in developed countries and resurgent Asian economies is putting the squeeze on the Indian IT market. India has been hit with a shortage of PC

USIT forays into e-commerce

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 3: UEC SAIL Information Technology Limited (USIT), a joint venture between USX Engineers and Consultants Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of USX Corporation of USA, and Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has decided to foray into e-commerce

Modi quits, Martin to be new chief of Xerox Modicorp

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 3: B.K. Modi has resigned from the chairmanship of Xerox Modicorp and handed over the company’s reins to Pat Martin of Xerox Corporation. This move follows an agreement signed between Modicorp and Xerox after the US firm decided

AMD appoints country representative

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 3 : Processor manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has taken the first step towards opening an office in the country by appointing a country representative. Although the company has not announced this officially, it has taken on

Microsoft unveils e-book software

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 2: Microsoft wants to make text on a computer screen as legible as a printed page. At the Seybold publishing conference in San Francisco, the software giant unveiled the Microsoft Reader, a new PC software application that the

Intel unveils networking chips

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 2: Intel entered the networking processor market unveiling a new line of processors for telecommunications equipment and a $200-million venture fund geared to attract allies to its cause. Intel introduced its networking chips, including a network processor for

Sony ties-up with Apex for product distribution

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 2: Sony International Limited has tied-up with Chennai-based Apex Computers Pvt. Ltd. for distribution of the former’s computer peripheral products in the country. This was announced by Sony Singapore Computer Peripheral Sales Department Senior Manager Shigeru Iwata ,

Stumpp, Schuele & Somappa select Aptech For SAP implementation

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, September 2: Stumpp, Schuele & Somappa, manufacturer of coil springs for the automotive sector, has selected the Software Consulting Division of Aptech Limited for implementing SAP in their organization. The implementation covers their manufacturing units in Bangalore and they

Softplus inaugurates new software development facility

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, September 2: Softplus Inc., a Cupertino-based systems integration and products company delivering total solutions in Enterprise Customer Relationship Management (e-CRM) and e-commerce, announced the inauguration of its software development facility at SEEPZ, Mumbai, as a part of its global

Satyam Infoway launches Web EDI

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, September 2 : Satyam Infoway has launched Web EDI products and solutions in India. This is apart from its existing VAN based EDI and supply chain management solution which it brings to the Indian corporate customers in association with

Govt. has not done enough on Y2K: Nasscom

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 2: The Indian government has not done enough to educate the world on its Y2K preparedness. The international agencies have also not yet properly evaluated India’s position on the issue. These observations have been made by the

Max Touch successfully installs Supersound EFR coding in Mumbai

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, September 2: Hutchison Max Telecom, the cellular service provider in Mumbai, has successfully introduced the latest in coding technology called Enhanced Full Rate (EFR). The new technology feature provides superior speech quality that is comparable to fixed lines (PSTN),