Tech

CITIL turnover grows at 75%

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 2: Citicorp Information Technology Industries Ltd. (CITIL) has announced a 75 per cent growth in the turnover for the fiscal 1998-99 over the previous financial year. The company has recorded a total turnover of Rs 144.57 crore and

CSI’99 scheduled from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, September 2 : The Computer Society Of India, a body of IT professionals and users, is organizing an IT event in the country comprising of conferences, tutorials, exhibition, Web site development contest, a CIO conference and a CEO summit.

HFCL enters into software

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 2: Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd. (HFCL) has announced its foray into software with the launch of Medisoft, a product aimed at hospitals. The product, which has been developed using Developer 2000 and Oracle 8 in the client/server architecture

Microsoft claims Hotmail hole is patched

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 1: Microsoft has said that it has patched the security hole in its MSN Hotmail free email service that let Net surfers access any Hotmail account with just the email address. According to CNET’s News.com, security experts had

Digital net zooms, to pay Rs 24 special dividend per share

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 1: Digital Equipment India Ltd. has reported a decline in total revenues to Rs 249 crore for the fiscal year ended June 26, 1999, from Rs 350 crore the previous year. However, the net profit increased 98.4 per

VSNL plans to start webfarms to make website hosting easier

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 1: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (VSNL) has decided to start a webfarm in Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore with a number of servers which will be leased out to customers, to make Web site hosting easier on the Internet

Nokia initiates industry cooperation on mobile computing

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 1: Nokia Pvt. Ltd. is planning to bring together content developers and software developers as part of its initiative to push mobile computing in the country. Called "Value Added Services Phone", the initiative aims to make the

DAIT ties up with Sundaram Finance

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 1: The Dealers Association of Information Technology (DAIT) of Chennai is planning to tie up with Sundaram Finance Limited to assist its members financially. The association plans to recommend and certify its members who are eligible for the

Cyberwave reduces Internet tariffs

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 1: Cyberwave, a regional Internet service provider in Chennai, is the latest to join the bandwagon of ISPs to reduce Internet connectivity pricing. The tariff reduction, effective from 15 August, can be availed by subscribers under the regular,

Compaq launches Proliant 8000, Proliant 8500 servers

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 1: Compaq, announced the launch of its 8-way server models in India. The servers, developed in collaboration with Intel, come in two models– Proliant 8000 and 8500, based on the 8-way Profusion Symmetric Multi-processor (SMP) architecture. It

TRAI recommends lower cellphone tariffs

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 31: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has proposed that while incoming calls to cellular mobiles be made free from November 1, monthly rentals be reduced to Rs 475 per month, instead of Rs 600 as planned

BI implementation from IIS Infotech

By : CIOL Bureau

CALCUTTA, August 30: Delhi-based IIS Infotech, the sole distributor of Cognos, a business intelligence tool, has now extended the offering to BI implementation, consultancy and authorized training services. Amongst the products that Cognos offers, PowerPlay and Impromptu are the most

Silicon Graphics, Autodesk launch new workstation

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 30: Silicon Graphics launched a new workstation with multimedia software provided by Autodesk. The Silicon Graphics 320 visual workstation is based on two Pentium III processors and offers 2D and 3D graphics, multimedia, video and multiprocessing at

UNDP and Cisco Systems deliver advanced Internet education

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 30: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Asia pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP) and Cisco Systems Inc. has announced an innovative partnership to bring Internet education to students in developing countries in the Asia Pacific region. APDIP and

DLX Technology partners inaugurates Shared Services Center

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 30 : iDLX Technology Partners Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of iDLX Technology Partners Inc., has inaugurated its first global Shared Services Center (SSC) in Gurgaon. The center was inaugurated by National IT Task Force c-chairperson Professor

Bangalore Telecom District outsources billing activities from Modi Xerox

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 30 : Bangalore Telecom District (BGTD), part of DoT entered into an agreement with Xerox Business Services, the document outsourcing division of the document company, Modi Xerox. The agreement will enable BGTD to outsource its entire billing activities

Telecom Commission to set up panel for IT enabled services

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 30: The Telecom Commission has decided to constitute a ‘Telecom Group on Information Technology (IT) Enabled Services’. A sequel to the National Telecom Policy-99 (NTP-99), the group will give recommendations on the registration policy for Other Service

SQL Star made software development partner by i2Office.com

By : CIOL Bureau

HYDERABAD, August 30 : SQL Star International Ltd., Hyderabad-based company involved in integrated operation of software development, ERP consultancy and education, announced its tie up for continual product development with i2Office.com, a California-based Internet services company. I2Office.com is dedicated to

Net Visions unveils e-commerce solution

By : CIOL Bureau

DELHI, August 27 : Net Visions, a Delhi-based web publishing and marketing company, has developed a software product, Net Power, for enabling sites to introduce e-commerce. The software, priced around Rs 2 lakh, has four modules — user registration, inventory

ASCI upholds Brother International’s claim of being the No.1 selling fax in USA

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI August 27 : A recent ruling by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has upheld the complaint of Brother International against the ‘Sharp’ range of fax machines for claiming to be ‘the No.1 fax machine in USA.”