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Telephone nos to go into 7 digits in Kerala
TELEPHONE numbers in the Kerala Telecom Circle will get converted into seven digits from the midnight of December 20, according to a spokesman of the Principal General Manager's office of the Circle. This will be done by prefixing `2' to the ... More

Tejas sees turnaround next year
"We are close to break-even and expect to achieve that by early next financial year," Mr Sanjay Nayak said. More

Mobile-to-land phone connectivity partly hit
The two-way traffic is a major revenue generator for both the land phone provider and the cellular phone operators. More

BSNL setting up 18 more CDMA stations
BHARAT Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has begun experiencing migration of customers to new telecom service providers in the Bangalore circle. Briefing presspersons here on Thursday, Mr B.R. Baliga, Principal General Manager, Bangalore Telecom Circle, ... More


Cranes Software jumps 250 pc on profit hopes
CRANES Software International Ltd (CSIL), developer of the high-end scientific and engineering software, has gained over 250 per cent since the last week of October. The upturn in the price is mainly on expectation of good financial ... More

e-Serve sees block deal
THE e-Serve International stock today spurted on the back of a block deal of 2.93 lakh shares on the Bombay Stock Exchange. It closed at Rs 538 on the BSE with a gain of 9.31 per cent. The total traded volumes on the BSE stood at around 3.5 lakh ... More


PC sales up 9 pc in Q2
INDIA'S personal computer (PC) sales in the July-September quarter grew by 9.3 per cent over the same period last year, fuelled by purchases by Government-funded projects in the education space and robust consumer spending, according to a study ... More


Infosys campus plans worry Karnataka
KARNATAKA Government officials are concerned about talks that Infosys Technologies was likely to shift its proposed second development centre outside the State. "We are eager to have the second Infosys campus near Bangalore... if the company ... More

`Paradigm shift vital to hardsell Linux'
THE open source community, which continues to contribute a lot to Linux has yet one more mission to fulfil — of making Linux easy to use in homes and small retail outlets. Making a plea for this, the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Vice-President, ... More

HCL Comnet sets up disaster recovery centre in Chennai
HCL Comnet, a subsidiary of HCL Technologies has announced the setting up of its disaster recovery site in Chennai. With this, the company says it has moved into the managed disaster recovery space. Addressing a press gathering, Mr Vineet ... More

Sierra Atlantic solution for Viasat
HYDERABAD: Sierra Atlantic, the application networks company, announced that Viasat, the US-based digital wireless communication company, has selected its application networks to integrate its enterprises applications. Sierra also ... More

AP mulls consortium model for IT cos
THE Andhra Pradesh Government is working towards a policy framework that encourages small and medium-sized technology enterprises to work in a consortium mode leveraging joint capabilities. The State Government is in the process of building ... More

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    AIG Asian fund open to exiting telecom cos
    AIG Asian Infrastructure Fund would exercise the option to exit from its investee companies such as Idea Cellular, BPL Telecommunications and Spice, should the exit option be offered to it by these companies at a price based on the valuation at ... More


    Safescrypt unveils new services
    SAFESCRYPT Ltd, India's first licensed certifying authority has made use of digital certificates even more convenient for users with the introduction of their new secure roaming digital certificate service (SRDCS). With this new service, ... More

    HCL Insys unveils Toshiba tablet PC
    NEW DELHI: HCL Infosystems Ltd has launched the Toshiba Portege 3500 Series Tablet PC in the country. Priced at Rs 2 lakh, the Toshiba Tablet PC is powered by Intel P III 1.33 GHz processor. The new product will be sold through HCL ... More

    Compaq launches AMD-powered PCs
    NEW DELHI: AMD, the world's second largest microprocessor maker, today that said Hewlett-Packard (HP) is launching a new business PC powered by its Athlon XP processors in the Indian market. Besides the AMD chip, the new Compaq D315 ... More

    Quantum unveils back-up system
    BANGALORE: Quantum Corporation, a provider of data protection systems, has launched the Quantum DX30 - the only disk-based backup system that emulates a tape library, in the Indian market. With the Quantum DX30, enterprises can ... More

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