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Oracle to pay $2 mn fine over India bribery charge


August 17th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Software giant Oracle has agreed to pay $2 million to settle US regulators' charges that its Indian subsidiary violated foreign anti-bribery laws by secretly setting aside ... Read more...

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Microsoft India the best employer: Randstad


April 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Microsoft India has been adjudged by HR services company Randstad as the "Most attractive employer" for the second straight year.Oracle India and Tata Consultancy Services have ... Read more...

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Follow your heart to perceive future events


February 26th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) People who trust their feelings - or follow their heart - are able to perceive future events more accurately than those who subdue their feelings, a ... Read more...

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HP may buy software company for $10 bn: Report


August 19th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Personal computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) is in talks to buy British software company Autonomy for about $10 billion, a media report said.HP - based in Palo ... Read more...

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Top 20 cash-rich American companies (To go with: US wallows in debt but its firms hoard $2 trillion in cash)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Here is the Standard and Poor's list of top 20 US companies sitting on $1.4 trillion in cash, even as the debt-ridden world's largest economy had ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama will live to be 113


July 6th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) An oracle has predicted that the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will live to be 113, the Tibetan cabinet said on his 76th birthday Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Oracle to open in Technopark Kerala Thursday


June 14th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for IT blue chip Oracle to open its operations in Kerala at the Technopark campus here Thursday, a top ... Read more...

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Cognizant, Ernst & Young to set up Kerala units


May 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) In a major boost to Kerala's efforts to attract investments in the information technology (IT) space, global consulting and IT majors Cognizant and Ernst & Young ... Read more...

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Oracle all set to open in Technopark in June


April 14th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for IT blue chip Oracle to launch its first operations in Kerala at the Technopark campus here in June.M.Vasudevan, top official ... Read more...

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Infosys, Oracle join to support US power utility service


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) India's IT major Infosys Technologies is helping Seattle City Light, the 10th largest public electric utility in the US, to improve customer service by real-time ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto signed ‘Immortals’ for men


November 13th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has revealed that she took on a role in "Immortals" because she would get to work with scantily clad men.The Mumbai-born actress, who rose ... Read more...

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World Cup oracle Paul the Octups dies


October 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) – Paul the Octopus, who gained international fame after correctly predicting the results of the 2010 World Cup, died on early Tuesday, Aquarium Oberhausen said. He was 2.5 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Is Oracle vying to acquire HP?


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hewlett Packard and Oracle have announced that they have reached a deal that will see former Oracle chief Mark Hurd assume his new role as co-president of Oracle.Hurd's ... Read more...

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HP sues Mark Hurd, Oracle to pay him annual salary of $950,000 plus 10 million in stock options


September 8th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hewlett Packard has sued its former top executive Mark Hurd for picking an appointment at a rival technology company, Oracle.Oracle admitted in a regulatory filing ... Read more...

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Mark Hurd Joins Oracle, HP Sues Him


September 8th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company seemed to have landed himself in another trouble. The former CEO resigned from his post after 5 years as the ... Read more...

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HP files suit to block ex-CEO Hurd from taking president’s job at Oracle


September 8th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Hewlett-Packard (HP) on Tuesday sued its former CEO, Mark Hurd, in response to the news of Hurd’s intention to join Oracle as co-president. The company said in ... Read more...

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Google Locks Horns With Oracle, Microsoft Watches Gleefully


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ongoing tussle between two of the giants in Silicon Valley has created a storm in the tech industry and the experts are worried of the ... Read more...

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“Oracle octopus” Paul, a symbol of decandent West: Ahmadinejad


July 28th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 28 (ANI): Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said Paul the "oracle octopus" is a symbol of all that is wrong with the Western world.Shifting temporarily away from his favourite targets ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Angad: “Don’t See ‘Bidaai’ Lasting More Than A Year”


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): He's confessed to being bored without having his mates Sara Khan and Kinshuk Mahajan anymore in "Bidaai'. Angad Hasija, a.k.a Alekh, is having tough time these ... Read more...

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IBM and Oracle eye Technopark as next destination


July 21st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Global IT majors IBM and Oracle are planning to set up units at the Technopark here, official sources said Tuesday. An official of the state IT department said the ... Read more...

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Germany’s Oracle Octopus says Spain will win World Cup 2010


July 9th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), July 9 (ANI): Germany's oracle octopus Paul has predicted Spain as the winner of this year's FIFA World Cup.In a live television broadcast watched across the world, Paul placed himself ... Read more...

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‘Octopus oracle’ keeps perfect record


July 8th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Oberhausen (Germany), July 8(ANI): Paul, the psychic octopus, has maintained his amazing run of World Cup predictions with Spain's 1-0 win over Germany in the semi-final.The octopus at the Sea Life Aquarium ... Read more...

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Germans demand killing of octopus Paul after WC semi-final defeat


July 8th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Oberhausen (Germany), July 8(ANI): After Germany's heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to Spain in the World Cup semi-final, angry German fans are calling to kill Paul, the psychic octopus, who had predicted that ... Read more...

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Oracle profit up 25 percent, boosted by Sun takeover


June 25th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (DPA) Oracle Corp, the world's second-largest software maker, reported its fourth-quarter profit was up 25 percent over the same period of 2009 at $2.36 billion.The figures announced Thursday by the ... Read more...

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IBM to buy AT&T subsidiary ‘Sterling Commerce’ for $1.4 billion


May 24th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) IBM is all set to buy the AT&T subsidiary ‘Sterling Commerce’ for a whooping $1.4 billion. And the buyout would have a cash settlement as well, ... Read more...

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SAP Acquires Sybase To Give Oracle A Run For Its Money


May 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development that has sent waves in the software industry, Germany-based software giant SAP AG is going to take over California based Sybase. The ... Read more...

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Slumdog star Pinto gets new role


February 25th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (DPA) Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who made a splash in "Slumdog Millionaire", will play the female lead in the new movie "War of Gods", Variety magazine ... Read more...

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Scott McNealy Declares His Retirement From Sun Microsystems


January 27th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar San Francisco, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scott McNealy, who is one of the well-known figures of the Silicon Valley decided to bid farewell to his staffs, who has supported him ... Read more...

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YaVaughnie Wilkins gets her revenge on Charles Phillips for dumping her


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Jan 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) YaVaughnie Wilkins is getting her revenge on Oracle’s Charles Phillips. He has dumped her and gone back to his wife Karen, so she is understandably furious. She ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shekhar Kapur speaks on ‘Paani’


December 17th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shekhar Kapur has officially started off "Paani' after he went to Chennai to record his first song for "Paani'.The film will start rolling in April 2010. According to Shekhar, since they ... Read more...

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Google buys ad-optimizer Teracent


November 24th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google is following in the steps of Larry Ellison of Oracle. Oracle was the undisputed buyer of companies in the market and now Google is ... Read more...

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HP to buy 3Com in $2.7 bn deal


November 12th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 12 (DPA) Hewlett Packard has reached a deal to buy network equipment-maker 3Com in a deal worth $2.7 billion, the companies announced Wednesday. The deal will give HP an important ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel trio to cheer for Force India


September 26th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A three-member Bharti Airtel team won the Royal Challenge F1 Race2win Challenge karting finals and now will be cheering for Force India in the Abu Dhabi Formula ... Read more...

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Oracle sales down as businesses tighten belts


September 17th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 17 (DPA) Business software maker Oracle reported a 5 percent decline in quarterly revenue Wednesday as businesses held off on buying new software. The Silicon Valley company said its sales ... Read more...

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Sun warns of earnings below expectations in fourth quarter


July 15th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 15 (DPA) Sun Microsystems has warned that earnings would fall below expectations in the fourth quarter, which is also likely to be its last as an independent company. A Silicon ... Read more...

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