There has been a lot of talk about world champions in Seattle lately.More
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Here’s another teen heading back to school with a remarkable international adventure on their resume.
As we prepare to celebrate America’s independence and all the things that make this a great country, I have a suggestion that could calm anxieties about immigration that may color the big day. I think people should have a cold beer or two and take in the scene in Bellevue. Start with the big picture of a…More
Tech journos from California to New York are plunging into the breaking story of Microsoft’s new help-desk vendor signing a three year contract. Microsoft and other big companies have used outside companies to provide their employees help-desk services for years. But if Microsoft’s $175,000-a -year engineers know so much about Windows, shouldn’t they be able to stop…More
India may see an opportunity to boost manufacturing of PCs and other electronics if Google’s pullout is followed by more tech companies repelled by China’s policies. After meeting this week with Michael Dell, India’s prime minister said the Texas PC giant may be looking for a “safer environment” than China for its manufacturing, according to…More
Top talent at Microsoft and other multinational companies better have their passports ready. The head of Microsoft’s India business group, Ravi Venkatesan, told the Wall Street Journal that companies will be rotating talent to fast-growing countries and having more Indian workers spend time abroad to develop experience. It’s part of a “more proactive global talent development…More
Redmond isn’t the only place feeling the pain of Microsoft job cutbacks. The software company is also putting the brakes on hiring in India this year, according to a report in the Business Standard. “There will be no significant hiring,” Microsoft India Chairman Ravi Venkatesan said during the India Economic Summit, according to the paper. Venkatesan…More
A group of 22 engineers at Microsoft’s Hyderabad campus found a frugal way to create a Windows 7 launch spectacle, with 7,000 dominoes. (I found this here and here, but it apparently originated at Ankur Sadhoo’s Facebook page.)More
Bangalore-based outsourcing giant Infosys is hiring – in Bellevue.More
Nandan Nilekani, co-chairman of Infosys and one of the founding tycoons of India’s technology outsourcing industry, will speak in Seattle at a World Affairs Council event in Seattle on April 2. Nilekani periodically comes to the area — he’s a regular at Bill Gates’ CEO Summit — but this visit comes shortly after the release of…More