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IBM Acquires Enterprise Data Security Software Company BigFix

by Leena Rao IBM is making another acquisition today, buying up computer security software company BigFix. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. BigFix security software identifies all of a company’s PCs, laptops, server and then monitors and flags IT … Continue reading

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9 questions to consider before insourcing outsourced IT

By Stephanie Overby Insourcing – the process of bringing back in-house IT work that had been outsourced–is in style. Bob Mathers, principal consultant with Compass Management Consulting, points to recent high-profile IT and business process outsourcing initiatives that were brought … Continue reading

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Dunkin’ Donuts Supplier Wants Continued Negotiations With Teamsters

The Northeast DCP, a franchisee-owned supplier for Dunkin’ Donuts stores throughout New England, is calling for Teamsters Local 25 to accept additional negotiation dates that have been offered and call off threats to strike. Continue reading

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Volumes down but profits up at BAT

Favourable exchange rates and good prices helped British American Tobacco to strong sales growth in 2009 despite overall volumes falling. Continue reading

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Tobacco giant names new chief exec

British American Tobacco, the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, has named Nicandro Durante as its next chief executive. Continue reading

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What’s the “Next Big Thing” in the Job Market?

In 1999, 70% of workers considered it a good time to be looking for a quality job. Only 12% believed that in 2009. Similarly, 64% were confident in 1999 that they could find a new job as good as or … Continue reading

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Yahoo! sales forecast disappoints Wall Street

Yahoo!’s third-quarter forecasts fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending shares 3pc lower, as the Internet company announced plans to step up spending despite persistent weakness in the advertising market. Continue reading

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