Items tagged with Outsourcing

Over the past 20 years, special effects houses (typically known as VFX studios) have risen from an occasional tool used in science fiction or fantasy movies to a mainstay of the entire industry. The... Read...
Globalization is wonderful, and does no harm anywhere, that's what we've been told. But a new study, titled "H-1B Visas, Offshoring, and the Wages of US Information Technology Workers" by Prasanna B. Tambe of New York University - Stern School of Business and Lorin M. Hitt of University of Pennsylvania - The... Read...
How about that?  Microsoft gave Yahoo! a hard deadline, and Yahoo! fires back, outsourcing Search Ads to Google.  Granted, it's a limited trial.The test will last up to two weeks and involve no more than 3% of Yahoo's Web search queries, the Sunnyvale, Calif., Internet company said. It is designed for... Read...
India is actually starting to outsource some of their IT functions back the U.S.  One example of this is new trend is Tata's new facility:"Tata Consultancy Services said last week it has opened a development center in a former paper plant outside Cincinnati, with initial plans to employ 1,000 people, which would... Read...
“Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the world's second-biggest maker of computer processors, may announce plans to transfer more production in the next two to three months to reduce costs, a Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. analyst said.”We can't help but wonder if AMD might be outsourcing their future high-end CPUs first... Read...
We're making this up as we go along, this internet thing. We stumble from one massive data breach to another software patch and back, and try to keep up with all the clever people--all of whom seem to be trying to send us spam. According to ars technica, it's only going to get worse when low cost computer... Read...