HP China to hire over 1,000, biggest ever – People’s Daily

From People’s Daily Online (link) Hewlett-Packard (HP), U.S. technology giant, plans to recruit more than 1,000 workers on the Chinese mainland by the end of this year. The aggressive move, experts says, underlines that China is becoming a source of talent for multinationals, instead of merely a manufacturing centre and a market. HP’s current 5,000 […]

High tech no refuge from the Chinese threat – Paul Durman

From The Times: It may be sad, but it should come as no surprise that Marconi has entered takeover talks with Huawei, the Chinese telecoms-equipment maker. The game has been up for Marconi since April, when it missed out on a share of the work to build BT’s 21st-century network (21CN). This ¬£10 billion project […]

Global Dispatches: India, China forge closer ties in IT

From Computerworld: The combination of Indian software skills and Chinese hardware expertise could make China and India leaders in the worldwide IT industry, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said last week in Bangalore, India. “When that particular day comes, it will signify the coming of the Asian century of the IT industry,” he said. The IT […]

Ed Frauenheim: Will China dominate outsourcing’s future?

From CNET News: After a run of stunning good fortune, India’s tech community finds itself dealing with a looming challenge from a flourishing Chinese economy. Just as American companies saw jobs disappear to less-expensive venues in India, China has begun to figure as an alternative for the practice of shipping tech tasks offshore… CNET […]

China may surrender to Indian IT brigade’s onslaught

From the Economic Times (India): Not satisfied with the unique distinction of outpacing China, IT majors ” from Infosys, Wipro and TCS to MphasiS, Zensar and Cognizant ” are also eyeing a slice of China’s IT piece. Logging into China is also expected to open a window to tougher markets like Japan and Korea. Although […]

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