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Wednesday, November 30, 2005
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Wipro support for UK co
BANGALORE: Wipro Technologies said on Tuesday that it had assisted the UK-based Friends Provident Plc to relaunch its Individual Personal Pensions suite of products with technology enhancements to enable greater ease of transaction and ... More


Accenture eyes smaller deals of Fortune 1,000
ACCENTURE is looking at smaller deals in a bid to engage with customers trying out outsourcing through low-risk transactions initially. Many Fortune 1,000 companies are engaging in smaller outsourcing activities as they try it out for the first ... More

`India could become outsourcing hub for quality production work'
INDIA is well-known for delivering high quality IT and IT-related services. And, now Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of the WPP Group believes that this country can become a hot destination for outsourcing of production work in the creative ... More


Telecom users to bear USO burden for another 5 years
TELECOM users will have to bear the burden of funding the universal services obligation until 2010 by when the Government is planning to phase out the fund set up to finance rural telephone projects. At present, telecom operators contribute 5 per ... More

Policy on spectrum allocation early next year — Govt wants new players for 3G services
THE Communications and IT Minister, Mr Dayanidhi Maran, has said that the Government is keen on new players for third generation (3G) services and will spell out the policy for spectrum allocation early next year. Third generation mobile services ... More


SMART Tech unveils upgraded interactive white boards
SMART Technologies, global market leader in interactive whiteboards, has launched its latest version of Smart Board 600 series, an improved version of its earlier model. The new modelhowever, uses the same software built for 500 series, has ... More


Saudi bank chooses Finacle
BANGALORE: Infosys on Tuesday said that Arab National Bank (ANB) has chosen its core banking solution `Finacle' to power its aggressive focus on the burgeoning retail banking market in Saudi Arabia. "The decision of ANB, an existing ... More

Anti-money laundering tool
HYDERABAD: World-Check, intelligence gathering solutions provider for financial communities, and SDG Software have announced they would offer anti-money laundering solutions to banks. In a statement, SDG has informed that World Check has ... More


Man Financial to foray via Refco-Sify ventures
SIMULTANEOUSLY with a transaction on November 25 to acquire Refco LLC in the US, Man Financial completed certain key stages in its acquisition of Refco's 70.15 per cent interest in Refco-Sify Securities India Pte Ltd, including a shareholder ... More


Satyam in pact with Goldratt
HYDERABAD: Satyam Computer Services Ltd has announced an alliance with Goldratt Consulting Ltd to implement a `Viable Vision' programme based on the theory of constraints. Dr Eli Goldratt's company aims to transform current net sales ... More


`Indian IT cos must focus on integrated data security'
INDIAN companies have been forced to adopt integrated data and security solutions driven by negative reporting on business process outsourcing (BPO), strict European Union data protection rules and other regulatory compliances. As a result, the ... More


TI developers' meet
SEVERAL sectors will be revolutionised as they start consuming technology products; the next wave is set to engulf the transportation, medicine, security and educational sectors, according to Mr Gene A Frantz, TI Principal Fellow, Business ... More


Avtar Saini joins eInfochips board
MUMBAI: eInfochips, a provider of electronic design services, has announced the appointment of Mr Avtar Saini to the board of directors. Mr Avtar is an Intel veteran having spent 22 years there. He has worked in various capacities in the ... More

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