Tech

NASSCOM signs software pact with Israel

By : CIOL Bureau

India and Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase cooperation in the IT software and services sector. This MoU was signed at Tel Aviv, Israel by NASSCOM President Dewang Mehta alongwith IASH (Isreal) Chairman Amiram Shore. According to

Informix launches Internet Foundation.2000 in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Informix International Inc, an enterprise database solutions company, has launched its high-performance, extensible data and content management platform for the Internet–Informix Internet Foundation.2000–in India. Based on Informix’s Centaur database engine, Internet Foudation.2000 incorporates both database and application server capabilities within

CBSI launches e-commerce training program

By : CIOL Bureau

CBSI the e-commerce solutions provider has launched e Biz, a training program on e-commerce, in Secunderabad recently. The program will give trainees the benefit of web based development process. The course has a duration of 150 hours covering Internet and

Intel boosts network systems business

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel Corporation has announced the Intel6000 Series Switch and the Intel Express 9500 and 8200 routers, new products that significantly expanded Intel’s network systems offerings. With the addition of these products, Intel has broadened its network systems offering to provide

NavinMail – New international voice communication service debuts in the US

By : CIOL Bureau

International communication is changing with the advent of NavinMail, a Voice Messaging Service that makes staying in touch across the globe easy and inexpensive. The key feature of NavinMail is the ability to call a local telephone number and leave

Tektronix unveils MTG100 and MTG300 to the market

By : CIOL Bureau

Tektronix has unveiled the MTG100 and MTG300 MPEG-2 Generators for circuit design evaluation and conformance testing of compressed digital video products. These new instruments provide storage and playback of MPEG-2 transport streams compliant with the ATSC, DVB and ARIB standards.

Lucent, Share and Care Foundation outline initiatives to support Youth development

By : CIOL Bureau

Lucent Technologies announced that it will award grants worth US $ 500,000 to aid more than 4000 young people across India. This is being made possible by Lucent’s arm, the Lucent Technologies Foundation, the funding will support sponsorships and vocational

South African order for Satyam’s Dr.Millennium

By : CIOL Bureau

Dr. Millennium, the online Y2K solution launched by Satyam Computer Services, is being adopted by the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council (GJMC), Republic of South Africa through Satyam’s partners in South Africa-Trans World Technologies. The value of this deal is expected

Ram Informatics in Chennai

By : CIOL Bureau

Ram Informatics Ltd., a Hyderabad-based software developer and training company, is opening a training center in Chennai, to offer e-commerce courses. The company is the authorized training partner for IBM Global Services, with IBM certified study materials and staff. The

CTS announces new project management tools

By : CIOL Bureau

Cognizant Technology Solution Corporation, an application outsourcer providing software development and management services, announced a suite of project management tools design to measure and monitor project status, enhance customer communications and streamline workflow on client engagements. The tools will standardize

Kale Consultants opens SDC in Chennai

By : CIOL Bureau

Mumbai-based Kale Consultants Ltd., a software product development company, has opened a software development center at Chennai. An investment of Rs 1.5 crore has been pumped into the facility. The center will provide support services for Lakshmi Vilas Bank and

Wipro Net launches Internet services

By : CIOL Bureau

Wipro Net Ltd. on Thursday launched a series of Internet services for the corporate segment. The services include Internet Mail Services, Internet Access Services, Web Hosting Services and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). The company will also extend end-to-end Internet based

Motorola to buy General Instrument

By : CIOL Bureau

Telecommunications giant Motorola said it will buy General Instrument in an $11 billion stock swap. Under the deal, each General Instrument share would be exchanged for 0.575 shares of Motorola. Following the merger, Motorola shareholders will hold approximately 17 percent

Qualcomm looks to sell handset business

By : CIOL Bureau

Qualcomm Inc. developer of the popular cell-phone technology, said it was in talks to sell its phone-making business. Increasing competition, falling profit margins and drop in handset prices have forced Qualcomm to consider selling its handset business, suggesting the wireless

Free stock trading predicted by Lucent chief

By : CIOL Bureau

The power of the Internet and World Wide Web is about to make yet another major impact as several companies are reportedly planning to offer free stock trade services to investors willing to do their trading from a host site

Palm Pilot gets new competitor, the

By : CIOL Bureau

The market for handheld computing devices welcomed a potentially powerful new contender as the heavily funded Handspring Silicon Valley start-up launched its long-awaited "Visor" system that offers users a cheaper and more expandable hand-held computer than the market-leading Palm Pilot

Solectron buys Smart Modular for $2 billion

By : CIOL Bureau

America’s largest high-tech contract manufacturing company, Solectron, announced it is branching out into the memory module design and production arena with a $2 billion, all-stock take-over of memory chipmaker Smart Modular Technologies. California-based Solectron does about $10 billion a year

Sun claims 250,000 StarOffice downloads in first week

By : CIOL Bureau

A whopping 250,000 people downloaded the 65 MB StarOffice office business software suite during the first week that Sun Microsystems made the office application suite available for free download from its Web site. Sun chief Scott McNealy said the heavy

Motorola announces

By : CIOL Bureau

The electronics giant Motorola has announced, it has forged an alliance with IBM, QNX Software Systems and Embedded Plant to bring to market advanced, new devices to integrate the automobile with the Internet.That’s just one application of a major initiative

Pentagon still lags in Y2K compliance

By : CIOL Bureau

After spending more than $8 billion, 97% of the most important computers controlled by the United States government are now certified Y2K compliant according to a report released by the White House this week. Still lagging is the Pentagon, according