Tag: "overseas"

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US Firms Keep 776 Billion Off-shore

US Firms Keep 776 Billion Off-shore

It’s not just Apple: Cisco, Google, HP among the country’s biggest overseas cash hoarders Top Silicon Valley firms like Apple, Google and Cisco are among the worst offenders when it comes to keeping money away from the IRS with offshore accounts, a new report shows. Those firms, along with Microsoft, IBM and Hewlett-Packard, were in […]

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Offshoring – Pros & Cons

Offshoring – Pros & Cons

4 ways to prevent costly offshoring mistakes With the promise of getting a lot more done for less, off-shoring quickly became the latest craze. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, CEOs, CTOs and even CMOs thought that the answer was getting the job done — anywhere but here. Then, after attempting to ship overseas what was seemingly […]

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Million Dollar Swindle

Million Dollar Swindle – 2/14/13

Lexington woman loses $1 million to sweetheart scam A Lexington woman was the victim of a sweetheart scam that cost her $1 million, and Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning North Carolina consumers to beware of these scams. Con artists are using technology to update an old scam where they use the promise of love […]

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Call Center News 12/20/10

Call-centre bill introduced in US, targets overseas job market   HOUSTON: A bipartisan bill has been tabled in the US House of Representatives to make companies that move call centres overseas ineligible for grants or guaranteed loans from the federal government, a move aimed at stemming the tide of jobs heading to nations like India. […]