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SoftJin tool to compress large design files
ELECTRONIC design companies can now save on their time and storage by using a new tool that compresses large design files by up to 20 times. Bangalore-based SoftJin Technologies, which develops EDA software, has announced a tool that compresses ... More


BSNL plans total coverage in Kerala
KOTTAYAM: BSNL aims at total mobile coverage of Kerala, said Mr K.V. Subramanyam, General Manager (IMPCS), BSNL. BSNL also plans to construct 1,200 more mobile towers. As many as 4.75 lakh new connections will also be provided. ... More


Rebound in sight
For years together, PC offtake in the country has resisted a kickstart. PC penetration has just about groaned and squeaked its way to the 1.5 per cent mark. But it looks like a trigger point has been reached now - and the action is set to unfold o n a livelier note. More

More stork than fish?
When something looks too good to be true, one is generally right to be sceptical. Much like the build-operate-transfer model in the BPO space. It could well be a case of the pool looking inviting but yielding no rich catch. More


Bengal keen to help `IT Plaza' project: CM
THE West Bengal Government will facilitate an initiative taken by the Computer Association of Eastern India (Compass) to set up an "IT Plaza" in Kolkata. It will respond "within one month" to any proposal received from Compass in this regard, ... More


Sun Micro unveils new servers
BANGALORE: Sun Microsystems has announced that a new family of x86, 64-bit servers are now available in India. The Galaxy family of x64 multi-core available servers begins with the Sun Fire X2100, a single-socket x64 rack-mount server, ... More


Financial performance of software majors

MS chalking out retail strategy
CLOSE on the heels of announcing its focus on small and medium businesses (SMB) space with a new licensing program that reduces initial purchase cost by allowing companies to pay for software over a three-year period, Microsoft India is now ... More

OpenOffice new version
OPENOFFICE.ORG has released version 2 of OpenOffice after a thorough revamp of the open-source software suite, which is rapidly becoming a threat to Microsoft Office. The suite features a word processor, spreadsheet, a presentation creator - ... More


Some `open' muscle-building
Three recent moves by eBay, Google and Oracle are aimed at building global online communities that thrive on open standards. More


JRG(Kochi) launches mobile trading
JRG Wealth Management Ltd, a Kochi-based brokerage house, has launched a mobile phone-based commodity futures trading platform that enables users to trade while they are on the move. JRG launched the `M-Trade' platform in association with ... More

Online shops upbeat on festive season biz
lLEADING e-commerce players, such as Fabmall and Sify, are estimating over 100 per cent spurt in online buying during the festive season. "We expect online purchases to shoot up by over 100 per cent during the period leading up to Diwali. Even ... More


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