Livegaan.com: Audio Archive of history and culture of Bangladesh

Livegaan.com Introduction The livegaan team is collectiong all the rare audio archive of the history and culture of Bangladesh and make them accessible worldwide through the site, with a vision to spread Bangla Language, Bangla Culture, Bangladesh to ourselves and to the world. For the last few years we have been collecting all types of [...]

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Buying PCs Through Mail is Gaining Popularity in America

Dresses, Books, furniture, household goods, and now even computers can be ordered by mail. A few years ago what seemed an unlikely proposition, is now gaining popularity. People are now buying PCs through mail without even bothering to look at them. More and more computers are being sold by the direct-mail. About 30 per cent [...]

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MICROSOFT FACES BIG FIGHT IN PC ARENA

First it was the OS/2 2.0 Now it’s SVR4.2. These two powerful desktop operating systems are threatening to push Windows from its lofty position. Are the two systems real threats and can Windows withstanding the onslaught? The ground is rapidly shifting from under Microsoft’s feet. Suddenly, within a spate of three months, it found that [...]

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IBM, Apple, Motorola Dedicate Design Centre

The belief that computers regardless of their make, can share the same programs, came one step closer to reality, when IBM, Apple, and Motorola dedicated a new design and development facility. The 80,000 sq. ft., S500 million design centre, named Somerset, will employ 300 engineers from the three companies. These scientists will endeavor to bring [...]

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Electronic Data Banks

Shahzaman Mozumder. Bir Protik marketing Manager, IBM World Trade Corp., Dhaka. (Concluding part) After reviewing the current (or traditional) sources of information, we are now in a position to look at the emerging sources of information and compare the associated advantages (or disadvantages). 1.  Electronic Data Banks Imagine a big library where hundreds of thousands [...]

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Japanese Silicon Valley Envisioned

The Japanese ministry of international trade and industry (MITI) will soon embark on a project to create a large scale software and hardware development centre in the vicinity of Tokyo. The concept of the proposed se- tup is comparable to Silicon Valley in the United States. A huge software development centre will be created by [...]

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Market Share for PCs Increasing

All Investments in PCs except those in handwriting recognition, in general look good This is the observation of the venture c apiarists, who met at the investor seminar on computer industry, sponsored by two US based companies. While the seminar reports described handwriting recognition and pen based software as a niche market, they discouraged investment [...]

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Workstations From Matsushita

In a major policy change, Matsushita Electric has begun development of superfast business-use workstations. At present, Matsushita develops and sells workstations incorporating Sun Microsystems’ technology in an agreement with the company. Matsushita will develop an ultrafast bus II and application programs for its new workstation. It is expected that the new business workstation will be [...]

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Fujitsu acquired Poquet Computers

Fujitsu has acquired Poquct Computers, a pioneer in market for pocket-sized PCs. It already had more than 80 per cent of Poquet’s equity as a result of series investments. Poquct, now rechristened Fujitsu Personal Systems, is to be Fujitsu’s vehicle for entry into the European PC market. The company also claims to have created the [...]

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