Wizeline expands its outsourced IT services business into southeast Asia

Wizeline, a provider of outsourced programming services, is expanding its global footprint with agreements to partner with a slew of development shops across Southeast Asia. Founded in 2014, the compa

Under political pressure, Infosys says it will hire 10,000 American workers

Infosys, the India-headquartered tech consulting giant, has promised to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years. The company said today that it will accomplish this by launching four new

Google’s Cloud Platform gets new a cold storage service

At an event in London today Google announced a couple of updates to its cloud storage services. The most important of these is the launch of Coldline, a new cold storage service for archival data, b

All of Google’s cloud database services are now out of beta

Google is making a number of announcements around its Cloud Platform today. Most of these focus on its various cloud database services, but the company is also making a major update to its low-cost N

Scale lets companies outsource their human-powered tasks with one line of code

A new startup called Scale, officially launching today, wants to make it easier for businesses to outsource their core processes and tasks that require people, not algorithms, to handle. This could i

SirionLabs raises $12.25M to help big firms get smarter with their suppliers

SirionLabs, an India-headquartered company that uses tech to help companies manage their contracts and relationships with suppliers, has completed a $12.25 million Series B round. The round, which tak

Software Eats Software Development As Andreessen Invests $10M In App Outsourcer Gigster

Send Gigster your app idea and it sends you back that app. No coding. No hiring. No wrangling freelancers. Just a fundamental shift in how software gets built. That’s why Andreessen Horowitz ha

Elance-oDesk Launches In Australia To Compete With Freelancer.com

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.elance.com/">Elance-oDesk </a>launched today in Australia with a new country manager and two city managers based in Melbourne and Sydney. The company also said it

IBM India Battles Fraud Amid Scramble To Save Its $2.5B Airtel Contract

Over the past few weeks, IBM India has fired at least half a dozen top- to mid-level executives, as well as several others accused of fraud. The fraud led to a portion of the over $2 billion outsourci

Can India Create A $100B Software Products Industry?

So far, India’s over $100 billion IT industry has been built mostly on software services and back office projects delivered by TCS, Infosys and Wipro for the likes of Citibank and GE, who have

Ziptask Launches Its End-To-End Outsourcing Platform For Small- To Medium-Sized Enterprises

There's a space in between something like a TaskRabbit and a full-featured consulting firm with physical offices and in-person assets, and that's where current TechStars class member Ziptask hopes to

Nokia Cuts 300 Jobs, Outsources Up To 820 More To HCL And Tata To ‘Align IT With Its Business Focus’

Here's the cloud to Nokia's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/10/a-bright-spot-for-nokia-as-lumia-and-other-mobile-sales-exceeded-expectations-in-q4/">silver lining statement</a> the other

As Nokia Completes Scalado Buy, Another ex-Nokia Spinoff Emerges: Oulutalent

Today Nokia <a target="_blank" href="http://press.nokia.com/2012/07/24/nokia-completes-acquisition-of-developers-technologies-and-intellectual-property-for-imaging-from-scalado/">announced</a> that it

IT Outsourcing Consolidation: Freelancer.com Buys Scriptlance, Now Numbers 4M Users

A bit of consolidation in the world of online IT outsourcing: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.freelancer.com/">Freelancer.com</a> has <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.freelancer.com/general-an

Labor Efficiency: The Next Great Internet Disruption

For more than a decade now, the Internet has done a great job of making things in our day-to-day lives more efficient by easily connecting parties who can have a mutually beneficial personal or busine

The Future of Indian Technology

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/india-2.jpg"> The Indian technology industry got its start running call centers and doing low-level IT work for western firms. Then, in the 20

North Korea: The new outsourcing capital?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/northkoreaf.jpg" />Is North Korea the next Silicon Valley? PC World seems to think so, with a story that explains how the country is the

Should Tech Startups Outsource Product Development?

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-173409" title="Globe" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/globe.png" alt="" width="246" height="224" /> When startups ask me whether they shou

Dell's new customer service scheme: North America-based, reps with actual knowledge

Dell, the baked goods manufacturer, knows that Americans don’t like calling tech support only to get “Pete,” whose name clearly Shoaib, who tells them to restart their computer for e

Lenovo outsourcing its manufacturing to Taiwan

The article is a little vague (an ambiguous summary of some second-hand information from a Chinese newspaper) but apparently Lenovo is going to be hiring Taiwanese manufacturers for its notebooks rath