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  • Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

    India's outsourcing industry needs to hire and retain staff in big numbers to keep business humming, so for the 10th anniversary of its initial public offering, Tata Consultancy Services announced a one-time "special reward" for its employees.

    Written by John Ribeiro17 April 15 00:32
  • Microsoft brings DelBene back for strategy and planning

    Kurt DelBene, who left his role as president of Microsoft's Office Division back in 2013, is returning to Microsoft as executive vice president of corporate strategy and planning, and will report to CEO Satya Nadella.

    Written by Katherine Noyes14 April 15 04:58
  • Uber knuckles down on security, poaches exec from Facebook

    Although it started off as a smartphone app to connect passengers with drivers, Uber Technologies is encountering the same real-world security issues as the taxi industry, includng the need for driver background checks and local regulatory compliance.

    Written by John Ribeiro03 April 15 20:54
  • SAP co-founder Tschira dies at 74

    Klaus Tschira, an SAP co-founder who helped pioneer the development of modern ERP (enterprise resource planning) software and turn the Germany-based company into a global software powerhouse, died Tuesday in Heidelberg at 74.

    Written by Marc Ferranti01 April 15 05:45
  • Former AMD CEO Rory Read finds a home in Dell

    Former AMD CEO Rory Read has seemingly stepped down the executive ladder by taking a job at Dell to lead global commercial sales, but some analysts think the move could give him a career boost.

    Written by Agam Shah24 March 15 07:02
  • HTC replaces CEO with company founder

    HTC founder Cher Wang is taking over as company CEO, as the Taiwanese Android smartphone maker fights to revive its struggling business.

    Written by Michael Kan20 March 15 20:27
  • Apple, like Google, to hire full-time security guards in Silicon Valley

    Apple will replace a number of contract security positions with direct hires for its Silicon Valley operations, amid widespread demands from contract workers like drivers and security guards for better working conditions at tech companies.

    Written by John Ribeiro04 March 15 17:00
  • DHS to allow H-1B spouses to work in US

    Spouses of U.S. immigrants holding high-skill H-1B visas will be able to work in the country later this year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced.

    Written by Grant Gross25 Feb. 15 08:26