29 July 2005

A brain trust in Bangalore [Business Week]

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High tech’s biggest name are keen to set up research operations in India — and not just because of the cheap labor.

Sarnoff is one of many Western tech research outfits that have turned to India for its combination of low labor costs, big brains, and English speakers the likes of which are available nowhere else in the world. Notables including Microsoft, Google and IBM face plenty of challenges, but they’re convinced that their investments in Indian research will pay off handsomely in the end.

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