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Gecis ties up with Osmania varsity
HYDERABAD: Gecis Global, a captive BPO firm, has partnered with Osmania University for an associate trainee programme that will allow students to earn a Bachelor of Commerce (with computers) degree as they work alongside. The programme ... More

TELECOMMUNICATIONS


3G spectrum pricing policy soon: Maran
THE Union Government expects to come out with a pricing policy for 3G spectrum soon, said the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr Dayanidhi Maran, here on Friday. Mr Maran was speaking to reporters after ... More

BSNL takes group life cover from LIC for Rs 4,770 cr
BHARAT Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has taken a corporate group life insurance policy from the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) for it 3.5 lakh employees for a sum assured of Rs 4,770 crore. Under the scheme, 10,000 senior BSNL executives are ... More

TRAI plans unified licensing regime
THE Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has made a case for introducing a unified licensing regime in the country, as this will help in unification of networks and services leading to advanced and cheaper telecom services to ... More

BSNL purchase deals to have `local' clause — Bid to boost manufacturing
BHARAT Sanchar Nigam Ltd will procure all its telecom equipment from only those vendors who have plans to set up a manufacturing facility in India. The State-owned company will introduce this clause in all its procurement policy, including for ... More

SOFTWARE


TCS posts 33 pc rise in Q1 net — Adds 68 clients; hires 2,690 people
TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) has reported a net profit of Rs 578.86 crore for the first quarter ended June 30. The company's consolidated net profit, at Rs 630 crore, was 33 per cent higher, year-on-year, and 33.66 per cent higher, ... More

Satyam launches Futurus lab
SATYAM Computer Services has launched Futurus, a business solutions lab with facilities to design and simulate future business scenarios while experimenting with various technology alternatives. The lab will enable customers get a snapshot of ... More

IPR


Only a copy of the copyrighted software
T. C. A. Ramanujam on a Tribunal ruling about the acquisition of copyrighted software More

ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES


SatNav in pact with Nippon
SATNAV Technologies (P) Ltd, a products company which announced the launch of India's first navigation system SatGuide recently, has signed an agreement with Nippon Audiotronix Ltd for marketing and after sales service of the product. As per ... More

SECURITY


More IT firms opting for `fidelity cover'
INSURANCE coverage is expected to increase two-fold as the perception of risk is on the rise on the back of recent episodes of the alleged sale of British customers' data and the siphoning off of funds of Citibank clients. Mr V. Ramakrishna, ... More

PIRACY


Microsoft to launch anti-piracy initiative
IF you use a pirated Windows Operating System and download new updates and drivers from the Microsoft download centre, you may be in for a surprise from July 26. In a global initiative aimed at nudging users to shift to genuine Windows ... More

IT-ENABLED SERVICES


MPS Tech eyes publishers with content delivery platform
MPS Technologies, a technology company of Macmillan India, is building a content delivery platform (CDP) out of its Gurgaon (Haryana) software development centre to help publishers across the world to publish various research papers on the ... More

OUTLOOK


Satyam, TRW see further scope for growth in alliance
THE number of employees of Satyam Computer Services Ltd deployed for the $12-billion US-based TRW Automotive Inc has increased to 400 since the two companies formed an alliance in June 2000, according to Mr Subu D. Subramanian, Director, and ... More

PERFORMANCE


IT revenues cross $28.5 b in 2004-05
THE domestic IT industry logged in total revenues of Rs 1,24,039 crore ($28.5 billion) in the year ended March 31, 2005, recording a growth of 33 per cent. The industry showed a substantial growth across all segments, while the IT exports grew ... More

PEOPLE


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    TRENDS


    `Pentamedia group companies owe Rs 270 cr to various banks'
    PENTAMEDIA Graphics, the Chennai-based company that is engaged in multimedia and animation, owes over Rs 180 crore to a number of banks, including Oriental Bank of Commerce.Similarly, another company in the group, Pentasoft Technologies, owes ... More

    NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES


    Harbinger unveils authoring tool for e-learning industry
    HARBINGER Knowledge Products has announced the release of Elicitus Interactivity Builder, a rapid interactivity authoring (RIA) tool for the global e-learning industry. The product is based on Harbinger's patent-pending technology for rapid ... More


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