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TCS, Infosys, Wipro shortlisted by insurance authority


July 14th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has short listed six firms, including TCS, Wipro and Infosys, and called them for a pre-bid meeting Thursday for supply of ... Read more...

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Software piracy declining in China


May 13th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) The number of pirated software and operating systems installed in personal computers in China has shown a decline, official statistics have revealed. Last year, about 45 percent of the ... Read more...

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Many apps available in the market that warn against texting while driving


March 30th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Numerous software companies have made apps, which warn the drivers against the unhealthy habit of texting while driving. Many gadget companies have also jumped into the ... Read more...

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Jail inmates to be brought before courts - virtually


March 19th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 19 (IANS) Now jail inmates in Uttar Pradesh need not be taken physically to the courts, they will be presented virtually - through video conferencing. The state government has planned to ... Read more...

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Chukkalanti Ammayi Chakkanaina Abbayi completes shooting


January 8th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tarun and Vimala Raman are playing the lead in Chukkalanti Ammayi Chakkanaina Abbayi directed by Kanmani and produced by RajKumar Harwani and Gogineni Srinivas under the joint banner of Supreme Movies and ... Read more...

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Punjab receives good response for e-filing of VAT returns


October 26th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) E-filing of value-added tax (VAT) returns, made mandatory for certain categories of tax payers by the Punjab government, has received good response in the first phase, a government ... Read more...

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Karnataka banks on people’s generosity to rebuild flood-hit


October 6th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government is appealing to people, NGOs, religious and educational institutions and corporates to donate liberally to help it rehabilitate the flood-ravaged in the state's northern districts. Chief ... Read more...

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Bill Gates to visit India this week


July 21st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will arrive in India this week to oversee the various programmes initiated by the philanthropic organisation that he has set up. The Bill and ... Read more...

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Softpro bases global plans on South African buyout


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) The acquisition of the small but well-placed South African software company Cura by Softpro of Hyderabad has presented an opportunity to the Indian firm to become ... Read more...

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Chandigarh region’s software exports grow 31 percent


June 11th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Software exports from Chandigarh and its adjoining towns of Panchkula and Mohali grew 31 percent to cross Rs.1,050 crore in 2008-09, compared to Rs.800 crore the year before. Growth ... Read more...

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Software exports from Kerala grows 43 percent


March 27th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) While India's overall software exports have slowed down on account of the global slowdown, those from Kerala grew 43.41 percent till February-end, fetching a revenue of Rs.2,300 crore. "While ... Read more...

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Software growth rate could be less than 16-17 percent: Infosys


February 5th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 5, (ANI): Infosys Director T. V. Mohandas Pai said on Thursday that Indias software export growth rate could be less than 16-17 percent during the current fiscal. The ... Read more...

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Satyam corporate fraud shocks India


January 9th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad/Mumbai, Jan 9 (ANI): The recent corporate fraud of inflated profits of Satyam Computer, the country''s fourth-largest software company, has shocked investors in India. Newspapers across the country on Friday carried the ... Read more...

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Singur strife concerns livelihood, not just farmland (Comment)


September 14th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
The fate of future industrial development in West Bengal hangs in the balance with the suspension of work at the Tatas' Nano factory in Singur, some 40 km from the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Lights off for eight minutes in Chennai, but TV screens glow


August 9th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Lights went off in several thousand houses in this city at 8 p.m. Friday but television screens continued to glow in the dark, as people remained glued to ... Read more...

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Oz bank to outsource 400 new jobs to India by year-end


July 9th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , July 9 (ANI): The National Australia Bank (NAB) has reportedly decided to outsource nearly 400 new jobs to India by the year-end.On Monday the Bank commenced its second round ... Read more...

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China denies plans for Microsoft monopoly investigation


June 19th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 19 (DPA) China Thursday denied it was investigating the US software firm Microsoft Corp for possible violations of a new anti-monopoly law. The State Intellectual Property Office said a report ... Read more...

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Government allows service sector up to $100 mn external borrowing


May 31st, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Saturday eased its external commercial borrowing (ECB) norm, enabling firms in the service sector - hotels, hospitals and software companies - to borrow up to ... Read more...

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Borrowers in services sectors eligible to avail ECB


May 31st, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) policy is regularly reviewed by the Government in consultation with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep it in tune with ... Read more...

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Sops for software firms extended by a year


April 29th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Bowing to the demands of the IT industry, the government Tuesday announced the extension of the tax benefit scheme given to the country's software firms. Under the ... Read more...

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Want a lawyer? Try new website


April 28th, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, April 28 (IANS) With 30 million pending cases today in various lower and higher courts of India, a group of lawyers and law firms have set up a ... Read more...

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Brain drain can be brain gain for source countries: UN


April 16th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 16 (IANS) The so-called brain drain of migrants taking their skills and initiative to their new countries of residence can also drive growth in their homelands, according to a ... Read more...

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KPMG survey says software firms losing billions due to piracy


December 19th, 2007 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Dec 19 (ANI): KPMG, the US audit, tax and advisory firm, has said that illegal and unlicensed software installations continue to be a significant problem and source of revenue loss for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Can Salesforce Become a Platform?


November 21st, 2007 - 1:18 am ICT by admin
Marc Benioff has never been modest in his dreams for Salesforce.com, the business software company he founded in 1999. Benioff, a brash and voluble man whose appetite for both publicity and growth ... Read more...

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Indian expatriate dreams to make Punjab an IT hub


November 14th, 2007 - 2:37 am ICT by admin
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