Daily Archives: November 13, 2007

Richard Waters

Ca_logo_2 An interesting first from CA. The software maker has just handed over all the R&D and future product development for part of its security portfolio to Indian company HCL. CA keeps control of the brand and handles all the sales and marketing.

It’s one thing for a bank or an industrial concern to outsource its software development, but something else entirely for a software company. CA already has 1,200 developers of its own in India, but this takes things a big step further. Read more

Chris Nuttall

Black_friday Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the US, falls this year on its earliest possible date – November 23.

The big day of store sales when retailers are supposed to go into the black for the year also signals the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Read more