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Amazon is helping to push 3D printing into the mainstream with a new section on its site dedicated to the miniature manufacturing plants. The online shopping giant joins Staples, which in early May became the first major U.S. retailer to sell a 3D printer.
The Senate immigration bill's impact on offshore outsourcing will be disruptive to outsourcers, their customers and potentially to the U.S. IT labor market, according to Gartner.
Infosys' co-founder and first CEO N. R. Narayana Murthy has returned to the company as executive chairman, amid concerns that the outsourcer's performance has not been as good as that of some of its Indian peers.
Hackers could have turned up the heat in one of Google's offices in Sydney. Literally.
The chairman of Yahoo's board of directors has stepped down from that position and will leave the board entirely later this year, Yahoo said Thursday.
According to the Zinnov Talent Outlook 2013, India was found to be the third preferred center for innovation after Silicon valley and other US cities.
Last year was the worst for the IT services contract market since 2002, according to research from analyst Ovum.
Tech companies are playing a power grab and increasingly turning to lobbyists for a competitive edge. Several developments show that being adept at politics can be just as effective in gaining ground on rivals as making better products or pressing patent lawsuits.
But innovation speed mustn't come at the cost of aircraft safety, EADS CEO Tom Enders said at the Cebit opening ceremony.
IT services provider, Mahindra Satyam, is preparing to rapidly expand into the Australian market through appointing Bobby Gupta to lead its A/NZ team.