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  • T-Mobile Closing Seven Call Centers, Cutting 1,900 Jobs

    T-Mobile revealed March 22 that it is forced to close seven of its 24 call centers and eliminate 1,900 staff positions. The move impacts 3,300 people, a majority of whom share jobs. The Bellevue, Wash.-based telecommunications provider, which parent company Deutsche Telekom AG tried but failed to sell to ATT for $39 billion in 2011, said in a statement to the media that it must consolidate its call center functions in order to help control costs.

    Posted at March 23, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Google I/O 2012: 10 Things Developers Can Expect at the Show

    When the Goolge I/O conference first started, the company had an exceedingly difficult time getting developers to join the event. It appeared that they wanted to see how it would go before they would commit. But in 2011, the event’s tickets sold out in no time. And this year, they hit a new sell-out record, exhausting the supply of tickets in just 20 minutes. The excitement surrounding the I/O Conference has hit a tipping point. Google plans to hold the event ...

    Posted at March 28, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IT, Finance Jobs Continue to Move East: Hackett Group

    Corporations in the U.S. and Europe will move an additional 750,000 jobs in IT, finance, and other business services to India and other low-cost geographies by 2016, according to research from business advisory and operations improvement consulting firm The Hackett Group. However, the report notes that levels of additional offshoring in these areas will begin to decline by 2014, and in the next 8 to 10 years the flow of jobs offshore is likely to ...

    Posted at April 2, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Intel, AMD Readying Next-Generation Chips: Reports

    Intel and Advanced Micro Devices reportedly are preparing to launch next-generation chips over the next few weeks. Intel initially was expected to roll out its new 22-nanometer “Ivy Bridge” chips this spring, but earlier this year, executives, citing production problems, said they were delaying the release until June.  However, recent reports say that the giant chip maker will roll out the first Ivy Bridge Core processors—for both desktop and mobile devices—later in April, ...

    Posted at April 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Smartphone Market Success in 2012: 10 Essential Factors

    Smartphone Market Success in 2012: 10 Essential Factors ( Page 1 of 2 )Success in the smartphone space has been something a host of vendors have been seeking for years now. Apple, Samsung and perhaps Motorola have been the only firms to actually achieve a semblance of success in the mobile market and all others have tried to no avail to make their products staples in that space. Unfortunately for all of ...

    Posted at April 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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