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Sonata Software expands US operations


June 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Leading IT solutions provider Sonata Software Ltd. has expanded operations in the United States as part of its strategy to grow in new markets, verticals and ... Read more...

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Two IITians among 400 richest Americans


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Two Indian Institute of Technology alumni have made it to Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans topped for the 18th year in a row ... Read more...

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Ex-IITian is the new Infosys co-chairman


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) S. Gopalakrishnan, who was Saturday named executive co-chairman of the Infosys, and his successor CEO S.D. Shibulal are founders of the IT bellwether along with N.R. ... Read more...

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Tech companies going eco-friendly with products


October 25th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Technology majors are going eco-friendly, and it is finally changing what they produce. When Newsweek magazine compiled its annual Green Rankings for 2010, three of the global ... Read more...

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Microsoft sues Motorola over Android phones


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Microsoft Corp has filed a lawsuit against Motorola, saying the smartphone maker had infringed on nine patents in its Android-based devices.The nine patents that Motorola allegedly ... Read more...

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Four of Indian-origin among America’s 400 super-rich


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Four Indian Americans figure in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 400 richest Americans, with Microsoft founder Bill Gates topping for the 17th year in ... Read more...

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HP to pay $55 mn to settle kickback claims


September 1st, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 31 (DPA) Technology giant HP has agreed to pay the US government $55 million to settle allegations that the company gave illegal kickbacks to other firms that recommended its ... 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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Tony Blair joins Indian-born billionaire’s US firm


May 25th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who has landed a job as adviser to Indian-born billionaire Vinod Khosla's US-based venture capital firm, says he shares a "clear vision" ... 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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Indian American Vinod Khosla tops Forbes 10 greenest billionaires


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 23 (IANS) Indian American Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla tops the list of 10 greenest billionaires chosen by Forbes "who are most active in green, sustainable causes and ... 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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Oracle vows to oppose EU concerns on Sun deal


November 10th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 10 (DPA) Database giant Oracle Corp Monday blasted EU objections to the company's $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc, saying it displayed a "profound misunderstanding" of the market ... Read more...

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National Paints opens first plant in India (Business Capsule)


September 12th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Multinational paint manufacturer National Paints Saturday opened its first factory in India at Angamali industrial area in Kerala. The plant will have a daily production capacity of 120,000 litres, ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s supercomputer can perform 28.16 trillion calculations per second


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin has created a new supercomputer, called Cystorm, which can carry out 28.16 trillion calculations per second.Cystorm, a Sun Microsystems machine, was developed by ... Read more...

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Google CEO Eric Schmidt quits Apple board


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Eric Schmidt, chief executive of Google Inc., has resigned from the board of directors of Apple Inc., as the two companies continue to develop increasingly competitive products.Schmidt, joined a fledgling Google ... Read more...

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Sun Direct ties up with IBM India


July 21st, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Sun Direct has tied up with software major IBM India to implement and manage customer relationship management services, it was announced Tuesday. "As we ... 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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AMD targets Indian market with six-core server processor


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) Global chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) bets on Indian market for hard-selling its latest chipset with six-core server processor that is set to deliver more performance per ... Read more...

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NIIT to provide infrastructure management training


May 29th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) IT training and talent development provider NIIT has partnered with industry stakeholders to provide certified training in infrastructure management services (IMS), the company said Friday. IMS broadly ... Read more...

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Indians-led Citi, Motorola among top tax payers in US


April 28th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 28 (IANS) Citigroup and Motorola, two American corporate giants led by India-born CEOs, rank among the biggest taxpayers in the US despite their heavy losses due to the ... Read more...

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Sun will rise again with Oracle (Comment)


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy Unlike IBM's failed attempt to acquire Sun Microsystems, the $7.4 billion tendered by Oracle to buy the Santa Clara-based enterprises solutions firm makes good sense for all three companies. ... Read more...

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Oracle to acquire Sun Microsystems for $7.4 billion


April 20th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Redwood Shores (California) April 20 (IANS) US-based software major Oracle Corp plans to acquire Sun Microsystems for $7.4 billion at $9.50 per share in a cash transaction, the two companies said Monday. "We ... Read more...

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IBM to lay off 5,000 in US, outsource to India


March 26th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 26 (DPA) US computer firm IBM plans to lay off 5,000 workers in its service area in the US, and outsource the majority of them to India, the US ... Read more...

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IBM in talks to buy Sun Microsystems: report


March 19th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 18 (DPA) Technology giant IBM is in talks to buy rival Sun Microsystems for $6.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The deal would represent the largest purchase ... Read more...

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Punjab National Bank’s services now ‘anywhere, anytime’


February 5th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) State-run Punjab National Bank Thursday said it has implemented its core banking delivery solution across all its 4,604 branches in the country to offer round-the-clock services to ... Read more...

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Sun Microsystems to hold global conference in Hyderabad


February 4th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Given the growing international profile of the Indian software industry, Sun Microsystems is organising its global annual developer conference here Feb 18-20 for the third time in as ... Read more...

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Yahoo names Carol Bartz new CEO


January 14th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Yahoo Inc. has named technology veteran Carol Bartz as its new chief executive.The 60-year-old Silicon Valley veteran is a well-respected industry figure who led business software maker ... Read more...

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Troubled Yahoo names Bartz new CEO (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 14 (DPA) Struggling web pioneer Yahoo has named Carol Bartz, the former head of software company Autodesk, as its new chief executive.The appointment follows a two-month search for a ... Read more...

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Yahoo to name Carol Bartz as CEO: Report


January 14th, 2009 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 14 (Xinhua) Yahoo Inc. is expected to name Carol Bartz, former head of software company Autodesk, as its next chief executive officer (CEO), Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.Bartz, 60, ... Read more...

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Bangalore grannies’ yummy pizzas help build old age home


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) Two grand old ladies of Bangalore have come to be known as pizza grannies. They serve yummy pizzas, for a cause - to build a home for the ... Read more...

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E-governance centre launched in IIT Delhi


December 29th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) IT solutions provider Sun Microsystems India and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi are launching an e-governance centre on the IIT campus here to focus on development ... Read more...

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Corporates promote child rights through sports


December 6th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Executives of top corporates came together Saturday to play cricket, soccer, table tennis and badminton matches in the capital in a bid to raise some Rs.3 million ... Read more...

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America waits in anticipation for Obama’’s possible tech czar


November 21st, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.21 (ANI): The American tech industry is waiting to see whether the new president Barack Obama will name, as promised, a "chief technology officer" for the United States. Before the election, ... Read more...

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Stocks plumb further as sentiments remain low


November 15th, 2008 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) With investors showing little sign of confidence in the market, stocks plumbed further this week as major US companies resorted to further job cuts, mulled filing for ... Read more...

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