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Microsoft

+ - MS moves R&D to Canada due to immigration prob

Submitted by telso
telso writes: Microsoft will be opening a new software development centre in Vancouver because of difficulties getting workers into the US. The company said the centre will "allow the company to continue to recruit and retain highly skilled people affected by the immigration issues in the U.S." It seems regulations shrinking America's immigration quotas are shrinking America's tax and knowledge base.
Google

+ - Google Apps Problems

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dawhippersnapper
dawhippersnapper writes: "Google's DNS has had major failures today for their Google Apps, I have not seen a reply from Google yet.

http://groups.google.com/group/hosted-the-basics/b rowse_thread/thread/ba884d5bf12c1704

This shows a list of some people experiencing the problems.

The problem is the Custom URL option uses a CNAME to change their hosted apps to ghs.google.com, then Google's DNS server routes it to the proper page. I believe the latter function is broken."

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