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HCL's BPO arm plans expansion in E. Europe
Eyes transaction-based services co in US More

Sapient application bags award
Energy Risk Magazine has chosen Sapient's gas optimisation solution for a major European utility - Essent Energie for the Energy Risk Award 2006. The application developed in partnership with Sapient has, according to a ... More

Western Digital brings service to the doorstep
Roadshow to popularise product, enhance brand image More

AMD-based products hit market
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced a few developments in the processor industry, starting with the new AMD-powered Lenovo laptops. Dell has also finally unveiled its first desktop PCs based on processors from AMD. ... More

APC InfraStruXure available
American Power Conversion (APC) has announced availability of InfraStruXure with a Smart-UPS VT uninterruptible power supply. Since the InfraStruXure with Smart-UPS VT architecture uses a modular and scalable design approach, ... More

Infosys deploys PeopleSoft 8.8 at Nissan units
Infosys Technologies Ltd and Oracle on Monday announced the successful `go-live' of PeopleSoft 8.8 at five facilities of Nissan North America in the US, Canada and Mexico. Nissan North America Inc, a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co Ltd, had ... More

Seraja offers new app for citizen journalists
The tool may be available in November More

Approva tools for Reliance
Approva Corporation announced that Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has licensed its BizRight Platform and Enterprise Controls Suite to manage controls across its enterprise-wide IT environment. The Approva solution will also ... More

SumTotal solution for Italian publisher
SumTotal Systems has announced Seat Pagine Gialle, a European directory services company, will deploy SumTotal learning management system (LMS). SumTotal LMS is an enterprise platform for analysing, storing and delivering ... More

NIC, IBM team up for national portal
The National Informatics Centre (NIC) has partnered with IBM to power the national portal of India ( enabling delivery of government services. The portal, based on open standards and Service Oriented Architecture, will provide a ... More

SlashSupport in pact with TN college
SlashSupport, a US-based technology support company with development centres in Chennai, has signed an agreement with Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering, in Tamil Nadu for technical knowledge sharing, developing ... More

Demand for technical writers growing
"Can engineers write?" Ms Usha Mohan, Managing Director of Triumph India Software Services, a major technical communication services company, faces this question very often from her clients. And her answer to this is in numbers, "About 70 per ... More

`Labour productivity has increased'
The IT sector in India currently employs about 1.2 million people and will provide employment for an additional 3,50,000 people in the following year, according to Mr Mohandas Pai, HR Director, Infosys. Speaking at `Artha 2006', a symposium on ... More

Jabil Circuit to set up facility in Sriperumbudur
Jabil Circuit Inc, a global leader in electronic product solutions, plans to invest more than $70 million in a new facility in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai. According to a press release, the new facility will include a production area, a ... More

Satyam, Melbourne varsity sign pact
Satyam Computer Services Ltd and the University of Melbourne (MU) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will seek to increase opportunities for technology students and businesses. The MoU was signed by the Satyam CEO, ... More

Virtusa in Deloitte's Tech Fast 50
Virtusa Corporation has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Programme for New England, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the area by Deloitte & Touche More

Autodesk Media unveils new range of products
Autodesk Media and Entertainment, the technology provider for animation and digital content industry, has unveiled a new family of products that enhance productivity and broaden the range of design capabilities through virtualisation. The ... More

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