Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says software piracy in India is so bad that it's holding back the country's economy. But if India can reduce piracy by just 10% it would create 50,000 new jobs, says Ballmer. Question: Where will those jobs come from?
The controversy over outsourcing U.S. technology and back-office jobs to India has been fairly heated. But that may pale in comparison with what's surely coming, given what some major Indian service providers are now chasing.
The outsourcing of tech and business work to India by U.S. multinationals has added billions to India's national income, but some in the country are now suggesting that this apparent windfall carries too high a price.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs struck a blow against his own company's monopoly Tuesday, by issuing a public challenge to media companies to start selling their wares without any Digital Rights Management (DRM) at all.
Adoption of open source code is a key competitive factor, InformationWeeksays in this week's issue. If you don't agree, then consider the case of Amadeus, the big European travel technology company, which competes -- successfully -- with Sabre Holdings, Galileo, and Worldspan.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.