SOME INDIA IT NEWS(26 -AUGUST-2006)
Ericsson bags $1 bln order from Bharti
COMMUNICATION Telecom equipment maker Ericsson won a contract worth an estimated $1 billion to expand and upgrade Bharti Airtel's telecoms network, the two companies said on Thursday.
SOFTWARE The Indian government has approved Infosys Technologies Ltd.'s plans to set up three special economic zones for software and back office services, a minister said on Thursday.
(SOME INTERNATIONAL NEWS)
Microsoft reveals more about Live Drive
HARDWARE Microsoft has confirmed more details of its forthcoming Live Drive service, which will offer free online storage.
- Microsoft offers helping hand to Firefox
- SOFTWARE Mozilla has accepted Microsoft's offer of help toward ensuring interoperability between Firefox and the upcoming Vista operating system.
- Intel Wi-Fi software hogs PC memory
- SECURITY A software update for Intel wireless hardware is faulty and can hog PC memory, Intel acknowledged Thursday. A fix is due at the end of the week.
- IntelliMouse Explorer glides back to life
- HARDWARE Microsoft's IntelliMouse Explorer is back.Scheduled for resurrection this October, the popular mouse will enjoy new life as the IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0, which Microsoft says will have the tracking and responsiveness gamers have pined for.
- Federal student aid site exposes borrowers' data
- DATA MANAGEMENT The U.S. Department of Education has disabled the online payment feature for its Federal Student Aid site, following a security breach that could affect up to 21,000 borrowers.
- Fires stop with Apple and Dell, insists Sony
- HARDWARE Sony and PC makers scrambled on Thursday to reassure customers that the latest battery recall involving Apple Computer would be the last.