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NIIT implements software package for internal systems

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: NIIT, has implemented an internal systems software, which is designed to carry out enterprise-wide transformation through world-class practices, the project code named ‘eXPRess’ went live on October 1, 1999. A 85-person dedicated internal systems team from NIIT worked through

No TDS on ESOP scheme: Narayana Murthy

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies Limited chairman and chief executive officer N. R. Narayana Murthy on Monday said that his company would not accept any tax liability on account of its Employee Stock Option Scheme (ESOP). On October 08, Infosys received a

Implementing CPP costs DoT Rs 150 cr

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: All the telephone exchanges of The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) across the country will ready to implement Calling Party Pays (CPP) regime by November 1. This was pointed out by DoT sources here. It is learnt that the

BPL Mobile plans to enhance benefits of CPP

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: BPL Mobile has announced its plans to enhance the benefits of calling party pays-based (CPP) charging for incoming calls. BPL Cellular Ltd. Managing Director K.S. Jayanth Kumar said that with the introduction of CPP, mobile phone services would become

Binary Semantics plans expansion

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: New Delhi-based Binary Semantics is setting up another software development center in Gurgaon at an approximate cost of Rs 8 crore. With an area of 25,000 sq. ft., the center will be operational by the first quarter of

TRAI issues show cause notice to MTNL

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a show cause notice to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) for launching its mobile services without taking TRAI’s approval on the tariffs. The show cause notice is to be

Dell, IBM announce IT services agreement

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: Dell Computer Corporation and IBM announced an agreement that will make IBM Global Services a strategic provider of computer-related services to Dell customers. The agreement could be worth $6 billion over seven years. Additional terms were not disclosed.

CD on company directory

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: The Department of Company Affairs has released a CD ROM on company directory containing 5.22 lakh companies registered as on March 31, 1999. The CD contains registration number, name, address, date of registration, products and services of 5.22

Crompton Greaves to sell SkyCell stake to Bharti

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Crompton Greaves is in the advanced stage of negotiations with Bharti Enterprises to sell its 40.1 per cent equity stake in Chennai cellular service provider SkyCell Communications for around Rs 255 crore. Sources said Bharti, which runs cellular and

Geneva to host 9th ITU Telecom World in 2003

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: On the eve of Telecom 99 + Interactive 99, the 8th World telecommunications exhibition, the Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Yoshio Utsumi, announced that the 9th World Telecommunications Exhibition and Forum would be held at

Infosys declares 30% interim dividend, PAT up by 131%

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies Ltd. on Friday declared an interim dividend of 30 per cent. The company here announced its results for second quarter ending September 30, 1999, which showed 80 per cent increase in total income against the corresponding period

Sonata Q2 net up, declares 15% dividend

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Bangalore-based Sonata Software has reported a profit after tax of Rs 5.4 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 1999, up from Rs 2.3 crore in the corresponding period the previous year, an increase of 130.68 per cent. The

HP unveils inkjet printers, e-imaging service

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Hewlett-Packard India has unveiled its new generation inkjet printers and its e-imaging service that will let users upload, store and share photos over the Internet. The DeskJet 970 Cxi Professional Series color printer is based on the new thermal

Swadeshi assemblers vs. videshi brands: The battle continues

By : CIOL Bureau

The MNC brands and local assemblers are fighting for supremacy in the mother of all PC battles

Sun Microsystems releases design details of MAJC chip

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Sun Microsystems, Inc. has announced the design details of the MAJC 5200 chip, the first one to use the general-purpose MAJC microprocessor architecture. According to a company release, the new MAJC 5200 model integrates two VLIW (very long instruction

SQL Star to offer Oracle’s CRM and Data Warehousing solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Hyderabad-based SQL Star International has announced that it would be an Oracle partner in India for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Data Warehousing. SQL Star has integrated operations in ERP Consulting Software Development and Education and is an Oracle

Disrupting to grow

By : CIOL Bureau

With change in technology being the only constant, the future belongs to those organizations, which continually innovate and adapt – on technology.

ATM Forum stresses on its technological superiority

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: The Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Forum has said that ATM technology could directly benefit a cross section of Indian industry. The ATM Forum is an association whose charter is to promote the development and deployment of ATM products and

Novell to invest $100 million in Whittman-Hart

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Novell Inc. has announced that it would invest $100 million in Whittman-Hart Inc. to accelerate the deployment of Novell Directory Services in enterprise and e-business solutions. Whittman-Hart is a provider of integrated business and technology solutions for middle-market companies.

Interview – Hemant Bharat Ram

By : CIOL Bureau

MAIT president Hemant Bharat Ram speaks on various issues that plague the Indian IT hardware industry.