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In 2010 ACM-ICPC World Finals in Harbin, Russians taken 50% in top 10
The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is a multitier, team-based, programming competition operating under the auspices of ACM and headquartered at Baylor University. The contest involves a global network of universities hosting regional competitions that advance teams to the ACM-ICPC World Finals.

Outsourcing Problems? Middle Management May Be to Blame
The old definition of a middle manager--those senior staff in charge of overseeing the details of day-to-day management and reporting to top management--is too narrow, says Leslie Willcocks, Professor of Technology Work and Globalization at the London School of Economics.

Outsourcing of App Development Projects Is on the Decline
What is the most popular area of IT outsourcing? According to one study, it is and has been application development for the past three years, but it is declining.
In 2009, 33 percent of 200 companies surveyed by Irvine, Calif.-based research firm Computer Economics outsourced application development. Those numbers are down roughly 20 percentage points from the previous two years.

Make Money with an iPhone App. Develop an iPhone app and pocket $500 a month - not so hard.
Apple just reported a whopping quarter: all-time highest revenue and profit. It sold 8.7 million iPhones during the quarter. This follows a string of blowout quarters.
Ride the coattails of Apple's iPhone and become an app developer!

Outsourcing Prices Likely to Drop in 2010, But at What Cost?
Outsourcing prices dropped overall in 2009, and industry watchers expect the downward trend to continue next year. It's not just the global economic slowdown that's sending IT service prices south, it is also the increased use of offshoring, pricing pressure from customers, and a reduction in vendors' services.
IT outsourcing industry watchers expect prices for IT services will continue to drop in 2010, but the lower prices may not be such a blessing for customers.

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