Indian IT outsourcers crack down on moonlighting
The companies fear that widespread moonlighting may leak trade secrets to rivals.
India’s IT outsourcers have started cracking down on moonlighting among workers out of fear that staff will share corporate secrets with rivals, according to a report in the Financial Times.
Many outsourcers, ... Read more
Trust remote workers and ‘end productivity paranoia’, Microsoft says
Although most remote workers claim to be productive, the vast majority of leaders find it difficult to trust the productivity of employees who work from home. Microsoft urges companies to "end productivity paranoia" in a new report.
The tech giant examined the effectiveness of hybrid work. Micr... Read more
IT leaders are struggling to hire new employees
IT leaders all across the world face difficulty in hiring talented IT professionals due to certain aspects.
Recent times have seen many IT organizations struggling to hire talented IT workers. According to a survey, most IT leaders blame 'The Great Resignation' as the root cause, stating that 73... Read more
‘Hacker offers data of tens of millions of Shanghainese residents’
A user of hacker forum Breach Forums claims to have the database of the Shanghai health system in his hands. According to the user, the database contains the personal data of 48.5 million residents and visitors.
The user is known on Breach Forums as 'XJP'. The user recently offered the database ... Read more
Lenovo posts slowest revenue growth in nine quarters as PC sales dip
Lenovo reported its weakest revenue rise in nine quarters. The world's largest PC maker saw device sales slow following a pandemic-fueled surge.
The findings validate Lenovo's strategy of focusing on non-PC sectors such as cellphones, servers, and information technology services, which now a... Read more
China’s lockdown disruptions force Apple to make iPads in Vietnam
According to Nikkei Asia, Apple is shifting some iPad production from China to Vietnam in response to supply difficulties caused by the COVID lockdown. The corporation is taking other steps with its suppliers to mitigate the impact of supply concerns in China.
This isn't the first time Apple has... Read more
Foxconn predicts stable supply chain for latter part of 2022
Foxconn has predicted a better supply chain in the second half of the year.
As Shanghai's COVID-19 lockdown looks to be easing, Taiwan's Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer globally, stated this week that the second half of this year is headed "in a better direction."
"We are quite ... Read more
Microsoft fears economic uncertainty, hits brakes on new hires
Microsoft is reducing the number of new hires for its Windows, Office and Teams department. The tech giant prepares for an uncertain year.
A Microsoft spokesperson told Bloomberg that the organization is introducing a new policy for applicants in the Windows, Office and Teams department. New app... Read more
Cisco in dire straits, share price plummets by 19 percent
Cisco's latest quarter leaves much to be desired. According to the organization, the disappointing figures are a consequence of COVID lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine. Shortly after the presentation, Cisco's share price fell by 19 percent.
In the third and latest quarter of Cisco's fisc... Read more
Apple, Dell and Lenovo suffer from Chinese lockdowns
The supply of Apple, Dell and Lenovo laptops is at risk of delays due to ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns in China.
Chinese ports, factories and offices are closed to stop the spread of COVID-19. Global supply chain disruptions are a natural consequence. Pegatron, one of Apple's suppliers, announced t... Read more