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  • Paul Singer's hedge fund circles Juniper Networks Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 7:29 AM ET
    Paul Singer, founder and president of Elliott Management Corp.

    Activist investor Elliott Management wants big changes at Juniper Networks, and momentum is building for the company to bend to the pressure.

  • The mysterious Asian middleman behind your clothes Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Demonstrators stand outside of the Li Fung tower in Hong Kong as they protest over what they say are unpaid wages owed to textile workers in Turkey by Li and Fung and garment brand Esprit.

    Li & Fung has long been on the cutting edge of globalization, chasing cheap labor to garment factories first in China, then elsewhere in Asia, including Bangladesh.

  • TCS: Open to strategic acquisitions     Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    Vish Iyer, President of TCS Asia Pacific says the company is looking to expand footprint in China and is keeping an eye out for acquisitions that boost growth.

  • Jigar Shah, senior VP at Kim Eng India, tells CNBC a fall in IT outsourcing company, Tech Mahindra's growth is coming because a low margin of acquisitions.

  • Digital Realty on Data Center Trends: CEO     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Michael Foust, CEO at Digital Realty, speaks about the cost effectiveness of data centers and current trends in the industry along with business model, growth prospects and the company's acquisition plans.

  • Aafter years of pain for America’s manufacturing sector and its workers, some economists and analysts are wondering if the tide may be turning.

  • Inside the President’s Insourcing Forum Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    President Obama and Vice President Biden are hosting a forum today in an effort to promote "insourcing" American jobs. Business leaders will meet with the President to talk about why insourcing is needed to help create jobs and attract investing dollars from companies looking to establish or grow U.S. subsidiaries.

  • Security and outsourcing company G4S is planning to spend 200 million pounds ($330 million) per year on acquisitions, the company's CEO told CNBC Tuesday, after the company beat analyst expectations to post first-half earnings growth of 8 percent.

  • Sri Lankan Accountants Lure Global Outsourcers Monday, 29 Nov 2010 | 10:27 PM ET

    What is Sri Lanka’s contribution to global outsourcing? Accountants. The New York Times reports.

  • Market Pro's Top 3 Plays on India Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 5:37 PM ET

    With US companies exporting jobs to India, outsourcing companies have outperformed the Nasdaq over the past 6 months. Here's how to play it.

  • Many in Japan Are Outsourcing Themselves Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | 10:20 AM ET
    Japanese job fair

    Under fierce pressure to cut costs, large Japanese companies are increasingly outsourcing and sending white-collar operations to China and Southeast Asia, where doing business costs less than in Japan.  The New York Times reports.

  • Snapple Deal to Outsource May Add Jobs In America Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 11:20 AM ET
    Snapple Logo

    Even Snapple, an American iced tea maker with a homespun image, is outsourcing work to an Indian company. But in a twist, the deal may increase jobs in the United States.

  • Tech Jobs

    Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported today the pace of tech industry job cuts jumped 167 percent in the second half of 2008, with computer, electronics and telecom firms slashing 186,995 jobs in 2008. It's the highest total since the 228,325 job cuts in 2003. And January is shaping up to be equally brutal.

  • Bowyer: Satyam and Outsized Outsourcing Exaggerations Thursday, 8 Jan 2009 | 12:40 PM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    Remember the wall to wall coverage given to the dangers of outsourcing in the run up to the 2004 presidential election? It was the shark attack story of that summer. Some of us argued that the threat was exaggerated. It turns out that the supply side of outsourcing was as over estimated as the demand side.

  • Debt Collection Done From India Appeals to U.S. Agencies Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 11:32 AM ET

    Debt collection is a growing business for outsourcing companies, especially as the American economy slows and its consumers struggle to pay for their purchases.

  • Massive Internet Outage Hobbles India Outsourcers Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:36 PM ET

    India's lucrative outsourcing industry struggled Thursday to overcome Internet slowdowns and outages after cuts in two undersea cables sliced the country's bandwidth in half.

  • Vodafone Essar Unveils Cost, IT Plans Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 7:53 AM ET

    Mobile phone giant Vodafone has announced plans to cut costs and expand coverage in India, where it expects growth to continue for a "substantial period of time" yet.

  • Intel Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday for its first chip factory in China, expanding its presence in the booming Chinese computer industry and boosting Beijing's campaign to lure foreign high-tech investment.

  • U.S. Subprime Crisis Hits Indian Outsourcers Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 3:10 PM ET

    Indian companies that process U.S. mortgages are reporting fewer work orders and diminishing revenue because of the subprime loan fallout overseas.

  • India's No. 3 software services exporter, Wipro, beat estimates with a 44% jump in its quarterly net profit and forecast strong growth in the year ahead on more outsourcing andhigher rates.