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Capgemini to expand in North America with $4B acquisition of iGate

The deal is being financed by a mix of cash, debt and equity

Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market

The outsourcer said it is facing price pressure in its core outsourcing areas


Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

India's largest outsourcer said its business had grown well in the first quarter

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IT worker's lawsuit accuses Tata of discrimination

An IT worker is accusing Tata Consultancy Services of discriminating against American workers and favoring "South Asians" in hiring and promotion. It's backing up its complaint, in part, with numbers.

Indian outsourcer Satyam's founder guilty of accounting fraud, court rules

B. Ramalinga Raju confessed in 2009 that the company had overstated its revenue and profit for several years

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H-1B cap is reached with 'high number' of visa requests

The H-1B cap has been quickly reached, the U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Service said. The agency said it received a "high number" of visa petitions, but did not have a final count.

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The IT outsourcing price wars are on

Outsourcing customers are seeing some IT services prices dip as much as 40 percent. But industry experts advise caution during this period of industry transition.

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Game changers in successful outsourcing relationships

Organizations may adopt outsourcing as an alternative to reduce costs and minimize risks for activities not deemed core to the organizations’ business. However, an organization is usually unable to realize the desirable outsourcing...

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India: Where innovation is magic

India and innovation have been an unhappy couple for a long time. Now game changers are reinventing India's IT industry with innovation and professionalism.

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White House making it easier to get an L-1 visa

The White House has released a memo intended to give clarity over how businesses may use the temporary L-1 work visa, a document derided by critics of the H-1B visa.

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Ted Cruz, the presidential candidate who wants to increase the H-1B cap by 500%

It's going to be hard for the Republicans to field a presidential candidate as enthusiastic about the H-1B visa as U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).

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The H-1B visa debate: Pain and the politics

This week's hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee on the H-1B visa program offered a compendium of thought, insight and friction. Here's a look at the debate from both sides.

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Key considerations for offshore development on IT projects

Key considerations to keep in mind when outsourcing your application development work for IT projects.

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H-1B battle to take center stage in Senate on Tuesday

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on the H-1B visa that will bring together the temporary visa’s most outspoken critics and supporters.

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Why companies opt to insource for IT innovation

IT outsourcing customers are increasingly demanding IT innovation and will either look to providers to deliver real business outcomes or take their innovation-related business back in-house to run themselves.

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Behind the White House’s claim of 545,000 unfilled IT jobs

The White House cited two sources for its data: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and labor analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies, which analyzes help-wanted ads.

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The White House’s $100M, H-1B Funded Tech Job Plan Comes Under Fire

The White House has established a $100 million program that endorses fast-track, boot camp IT training efforts and other four-year degree alternatives. But it's drawing criticism for the underlying message it sends in the H-1B battle

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 4

Alibaba opens U.S. cloud service... IBM puts OpenPower servers in cloud... Eric Schmidt meets European antitrust chief... and more news

IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud

It's trying to prime the pump for Power-based cloud computing services

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Stakes Rise in the 25-Year-Old H-1B Battle

The H-1B visa turns 25 this year, and while it has seen many ups and downs during that quarter-century, what hasn't changed is the fury IT workers feel after being displaced by people who hold H-1Bs. Two recent cases illustrate the...

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