Tech

Sovika to set up subsidiary in US

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, August 24: Mumbai-based Sovika Infotek is setting up a subsidiary in the US to undertake marketing and offshore development projects. The project will come up by October this year on the US East Coast after which it will pitch

Siemens to implement EDMS at NTPC

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: Siemens Information Systems Ltd. (SISL), a joint venture of Siemens Ltd. (India) and Siemens Nixdorf Information System of Germany SISL with a turnover of Rs 135 crore, will design, develop and implement the Electronic Document Management

IBM launches Via Voice in Indian English version

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: IBM Software Group has launched the Indian English version of Via Voice for the OEM market. IBM’s Via Voice has been developed to suit the Indian English accent with the help of Speech and Software (India), a

HP launches portable CD-RW drive

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: Hewlett-Packard announced its first drive for mobile professionals with the launch of HP CD-Writer Plus M820. The new portable SCSI CD-RW drive weighs less than a pound and fits in the palm of a hand. HP

Gemini to diversify into Internet services

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Intel Solutions partner, Gemini Communications Ltd., is planning to diversify into Internet services, starting with Coimbatore where the company has a strong distribution/reseller network. Gemini Communications is a network solutions provider and till recently, was an agent

HFCL to launch hospital management software

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: Hindustan Futuristic Communications Ltd. (HFCL), the telecom and equipment manufacturing company, is planning to launch a software for hospital management, Medisoft, by the end of this month and a software for the call center by October

Datamatics to acquire 3 US cos

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, August 24: The Datamatics group has identified three US companies for acquisition during the current financial year, which is a step towards becoming a global player. The acquisitions are expected to cost between Rs 50 crore to Rs 100

Chennaionline.com to cover elections on the Net

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Chennai Interactive Business Services (P) Ltd., the host of www.chennaionline.com, has designed, developed and hosted an exclusive Web site for the coverage of Elections of Tamil Nadu at www.chennaionline.com/elections. The election special on www.chennaionline.com/election99 seeks to give

Ramco creates RADAR for security solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Ramco Systems has created RADAR, a dedicated team of professionals to offer information security solutions and services. RADAR helps customers evolve effective enterprise-wide security policies by deploying a network security solution based on the best available products

NIIT’s to focus on products and solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: NIIT has decided to strengthen its product portfolio in the new millennium. The company has chosen four focus areas for the development of its new products range: business application, electronic delivery system, customer relationship management and legacy

Crompton Greaves to move out of services business

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Crompton Greaves (CG), the Rs 1,800 crore division of Thapar Group, plans to pull out from the services line of business in telecom according to Crompton Greaves president S.M. Trehan. He added, "We do not want to

AMP India launches AMP Netconnect services

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 23: AMP India, the wholly owned subsidiary of AMP Incorporated USA, announced the launch of AMP Netconnect Services program. AMP Netconnect Services offers programs like engineering and design services, proposal development services, cable system management services, cable

CTS announces contract with HealthPlan

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTS), an applications outsource company, announced its agreement to provide a range of application outsourcing services to HealthPlan Services Corporation (HPS), a health care services company. The first project centers on re-engineering applications

Intel to slash Pentium III prices

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Chip major, Intel Coporation is planning to cut prices on its Pentium III chips by as much as 41 per cent, according to reports on the Internet. The huge cuts are aimed at increasing the demand for

Intel releases re-engineered 810 chipset

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Intel has released its re-engineered 810 chipset for the value PC, providing next generation features and graphics performance for 2D and 3D graphics. The new chipset has been optimized to integrate chipset design that utilizes second-generation graphics

Summit appointed national distributor for Kodak digital cameras/CD-writers

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, 23 August : Summit Data Products, a distributor of IT products and solutions to the print and publishing industry, has been appointed national distributor for Kodak digital cameras and CD-Writers by Kodak India Ltd. Summit has a strong

IIPL launches new site

By : CIOL Bureau

CALCUTTA, August 23: To get in touch with an ex-colleague, you can log in to www.companymates.com, a web site launched by India Internet Pvt. Ltd. (IIPL). The site offers free registration for individuals and organizations. All that one needs is

Essae Technologys introduces Zebra Barcode printers in India

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Bangalore-based Essae Technologys announced the launch of a new range of barcode printers- “Stripe S400” and “Z4000” manufactured by Zebra Technologies Corporation, US. Essae has a strategic marketing and technical tie-up, representing Zebra for their entire range

Birlasoft attracts equity investment

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Chip major, Intel Coporation is planning to cut prices on its Pentium III chips by as much as 41 per cent, according to reports on the Internet. The huge cuts are aimed at increasing the demand for

Apple to focus on home segment

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: Apple Computer International plans to increase channel partners for iMac in India and target the home segment. Announcing the startegy for iMac, Apple Computer International managing director (India and SAARC countries) Naren Ayyar said, "iMac is not