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+ - Outsourcing US News to India

Submitted by duplo1
duplo1 writes: The BBC is reporting that Reuters has outsourced its coverage of daily US financial news to Bangalore, India. " But why in the world is Reuters covering Wall Street from Bangalore? In a word: salaries. These Indian financial journalists can be employed by Reuters for a fraction of the cost of employing a journalist at their New York office. Reuters Editor-in-Chief, David Schlesinger, says that the move meant that they could broaden their coverage of US companies without incurring crippling costs. He was able to hire 100 new journalists in Bangalore without in any way reducing the size of his New York office."

+ - Cell Phone Secrets Die Hard

Submitted by duplo1
duplo1 writes: According to an article on CNN, "Selling your old phone once you upgrade to a fancier model can be like handing over your diaries. All sorts of sensitive information pile up inside our cell phones, and deleting it may be more difficult than you think." It seems that corporate security policies need to extend their disposal standards to mobile devices, but what is there to educate consumers regarding such a potential breach of privacy?

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