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January-2009 issue
Guru Talk
Author: Dr. S. Somasegar
The author is trying to link the development achieved by a country in the field of IT to the overall development of the nation. more>>

Tech Tracker

Eureka Bharali
The Nvidia powered Telsa may steal the design of an ordinary PC, but under the veil of it stands the world’s first personal... more>>
Eureka Bharali
The small electronic piece that has been constantly moving around on computer desks for the last 40 years may become extinct... more>>
Eureka Bharali
Despite a broad shift of users towards portable computing, as more functions like e-mail and Web surfing have migrated to... more>>
Eureka Bharali
The popularity of the inexpensive ‘netbooks’ used mainly for Internet access grows, as we see a sudden shift of consumer... more>>
Eureka Bharali
Known for dispensing free knowledge to the world through the Web, Wikipedia, the reference website, is struggling hard to keep... more>>

People Manager

C Mahalingam (Mali)
The author speaks about different kinds of conversation that help in running an organization successfully. more>>

Engineer's Diaries

Saheer Karimbayil
Meet Vivek Dutt Tripathi, a Software Engineer at GTNexus Softwares. more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
Read about Ankur Kumar Tyagi, IT Analyst at Tata Consultancy Services. more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
Read about Ramyashree, senior software engineer at ArisGlobal. more>>

Movers and Shakers

Vimali Swamy
With over 25 years of experience in the telecommunication technology space, Anil Sabnis has recently taken over as the Senior... more>>
Vimali Swamy
Sarbpreet, with twenty plus years of experience, has recently joined eInfochips as the President and Head - Global Sales. more>>
Vimali Swamy
MindTree has appointed P.K. Gopalakrishnan as Senior Vice President and Head of its India Operations. more>>
Vimali Swamy
Hexaware Technologies has recently appointed N. Nataraj as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the company. more>>
Vimali Swamy
Shrihari Bhat has taken over as the Senior VP and Country Manager (India) of Fidelity National Information Services (FIS). more>>


Jayakishore Bayadi
Normally, the solutions available in the market are generic ERP solutions. But GSL provides retail specific solutions, which... more>>

Tech Buzz

Saheer Karimbayil
As the recession heat is on, one has to adopt an approach of building on scarcity and not on abundance. more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
The San Diego-based wireless communication company Qualcomm will introduce its small low-cost laptop 'Kayak', at Rs. 10,000 in... more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
The cyber crimes under the Information Technology (IT) Act recorded a whopping 50 percent jump in 2007 over the previous year. more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
Eight of the top 500 supercomputers are from India, with Tata Group's Eka, a Hewlett Packard (HP) based system, leading the... more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
Top space scientists who were involved in the successful launch of Chandrayaan-1 say that the country would be able to send a... more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
Increasing sales of pirated CDs, DVDs, and other software is costing manufacturers in the national capital around Rs.5 billion... more>>
Saheer Karimbayil
The IT majors are predicted to be witnessing the worst time in almost 10 years in the quarter ending with December 31 this year. more>>


Anurag Jain
The author is trying to explain how important is an organizational culture and the process of it getting passed on to the new... more>>

Cover Story

Poonam Bhattacharya
Read about ARM, an IT major, which recently passed a significant milestone with 10 billion products containing ARM chips... more>>


Subhash Parameswaran
The author speaks about staff augmentation models that will help companies improve the productivity and value of their internal... more>>
Virendra Gupta
The author speaks about different ways to beat the economic slowdown by improving the efficiency of the teams. more>>
Raghu Panicker
Contemporary semiconductor industry has now adopted a business tactic - ‘Innovate locally and Integrate Globally’. more>>

Company Spotlight

Jayakishore Bayadi
LWI Electronics, a global franchise based semiconductor components and network equipment distribution company is strongly... more>>
Jayakishore Bayadi
Read about Kasura Technologies, a third party chip design services company with focus on Functional Virutal Prototyping and... more>>
Jayakishore Bayadi
Read about Mandate, a growing company with strong background and expertise in the Analog and Mixed Signal (AMS) semiconductor... more>>


Ganesh Guruswamy
The author here thinks that the vision of Intelligent, connected homes - once a distant dream for many sci-fi aficionados is... more>>
Neeraj Gulati
As the networking landscape is shifting toward Ethernet-based infrastructures, the industry is now working to standardize 100G... more>>
Diptarup Chakraborti
The author says demand for a unified approach to all forms of mobile computing is increasing, fueled by improving capabilities... more>>
Jayakishore Bayadi
Telepresence is fast becoming a means of big companies to cut down on travel and other costs by bringing their leaders across... more>>

In Focus

ST Team
India has rowed a long distance through a sea of turbulence to become one of the most favorable destinations of entrepreneurs... more>>
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