Articles by Outsourcing
Australian Tax Office Considers Outsourcing IT Work To BPO Accenture’s Philippine Delivery Centre
September 11 2014 8:23 AM
The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is open to the invitation by global business process outsourcing (BPO) giant Accenture to offshore IT work to the company's offices in the Philippines. However, ATO assured Australians that the deal, if it would push through, would exclude sending of personal tax information to Manila.
US Slams Conspiracy Theory with ISIS
August 14 2014 2:50 PM
The U.S. government has categorically denied the conspiracy theories linking it with the terror group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria).
Vodafone Under Pressure to Cut Tariffs as 4G Market Becomes More Competitive
August 14 2014 9:00 AM
British Telecom is preparing to place pressure on Vodafone to reduce its tariffs as competition in the 4G mobile broadband becomes tighter.
Malaysia Airlines Flights: MH17 Black Box Data Suggests Missile Attack; MH17 and MH370 Leads Malaysia Airlines to ‘Renaming and Rebranding’
July 28 2014 6:08 PM
Data from black box of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been recovered. The information from the flight data recorder suggests the Malaysia Airlines flight was hit by a missile before crashing. Also, the loss of MH17 and MH370 has led Malaysia Airlines to consider “renaming and rebranding.”
Malaysia Airlines Considers Changing Name After MH370 and MH17 Tragedies
July 28 2014 5:34 PM
Malaysia Airlines is looking at rebranding options as the tragedies of MH370 and MH17 cast a shadow on the company as well as the entire aviation agency.
Justin Bieber Offered $1 Million Dollars to Do Porn
May 23 2014 2:42 PM
Porn mogul Larry Flynt offered $1million dollars to Justin Bieber to do pornographic commercials.
Air Canada: First Dreamliner Touches Down, Union Opposes Outsourcing Three Routes
May 20 2014 2:49 PM
Air Canada has received its very first 251-seat Boeing 787 Dreamliner over the weekend. Air Canada has ordered a total of 37 of the new passenger jets. It will be used to open a route between Toronto and Haneda airport in Tokyo starting July.
Australian Tax Office to Cut 3,000 Jobs
May 12 2014 8:26 AM
As part of the Abbott government's cost-cutting measures to be announced this week in the budget, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) will axe 3,000 jobs, reports said.
Bill Gates: 'Robot Apocalypse' on the Way! Is Software Automation Stealing the Pie from Humans?
March 18 2014 7:00 PM
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and one of the richest men in the world, spoke at the American Enterprise Institute at Washington DC.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/27/14
February 27 2014 7:06 PM
The Australian share market has fallen victim to profit taking, after a recent bull run. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) lost 26pts or 0.5 per cent on the close to 5421 with weakness from mining, energy and financial players.
World’s 1st Bionic Brain Possibly from Australia
February 25 2014 3:12 PM
Australia could be the first country in the world to create a bionic brain
A Filipino Executive's Open Letter to CNN's Anderson Cooper
November 18 2013 4:39 PM
One of the first few international correspondents who flew to the Philippines' ground zero Tacloban City, Anderson Cooper has been reportedly appointed by US President Barrack Obama to be the next US ambassador to the Philippines.
US Spies Can’t Eavesdrop on Indian PM Who Doesn’t Have Mobile Phone, Personal Email Account; But It Did on German Chancelor Angela Merkel
October 27 2013 6:28 PM
India may have the largest number of PhD degree holders in computer courses and it may be the provider of a large number of IT tasks globally through the business process outsourcing industry (BPO), but its top official is old school.
Philippines Quake: 32 Hiroshima Atomic Bombs; eBay Australia Ceases Customer Support Operations
October 16 2013 11:48 AM
Philippines Quake: 32 Hiroshima Atomic Bombs; eBay Australia Ceases customer support operations
Infosys Accused of Employee Discrimination, Former Worker Repeatedly Called "Stupid American"
August 06 2013 3:21 PM
IT outsourcing firm Infosys has been accused of discrimination against "stupid Americans" and is currently facing a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by VMware specialist Brenda Koehler in the U.S. District Court in Eastern Wisconsin who claimed that Infosys has been abusing the visa system and actively discriminates against hiring American workers for staff positions.
IT Outsourcers to Work around U.S. Immigration Bill Capping Work Visas
July 30 2013 1:19 PM
In a rebuttal to the numerous threats to halt outsourcing to the United States, Indian IT firms are considering seeking more green card, or permanent visas for their employees. This would prevent IT employees from going through the work status, H-1B visa cuts planned by the U.S. senate
Indian IT to Take on Offshore Jobs as Strategy Against U.S., Australia Visa Restrictions
July 23 2013 9:37 AM
IT exporters like Infosys are looking into strategies of stalling their employees from working overseas, as calls for immigration reform have urged politicians to respond to loss of jobs and a pushback in the economy.
Vodafone Shifts Call Centre Jobs from India to Tasmania
March 01 2013 5:04 PM
In a move that goes against global trends, Vodafone, one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the world, announced it would move call centre jobs from India to Australia.
Top 10 Cat Viral Videos Explain Quirky Behaviour of Bob, the Programmer
January 21 2013 10:06 AM
Last week, reports of an American software developer who outsourced his job to China went viral. While outsourcing is a long accepted business practice, what interested the public about Bob's case was that he did it surreptitiously until tech experts investigated and found log-ins in the company's computer system from Shenyang, and Bob whiling away the eight hours he was in office supposed to be working but actually watching mostly cat videos.
U.S. Software Developer Loses High-Paying Work: Caught Outsourcing Job to China
January 17 2013 5:10 PM
A U.S. software developer lost his high-paying job when his employer inadvertently discovered that works turned in by the ‘prized employee’ for a considerable amount of time were all made in China.