Developing countries face digital divide: study

The World Economic Forum said Wednesday that the BRICS countries, despite their booming economies, are lagging behind their rivals when it comes to capitalizing on Internet technologies.

Many lower-skilled men find employment precarious

(PhysOrg.com) -- The U.S. unemployment rate of about 8 percent masks a far greater problem: the precarious situation of working-age men with modest education and few job skills, new analysis from the La Follette School of ...

Indian outsourcers 'employ 100,000 in US'

India's IT outsourcing sector has nearly doubled the number of jobs it has created in the US in the last five years and now employs more than 100,000 people, an industry group said on Friday.

Microsoft offers computer training to unemployed

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. announced Monday it would be giving away more than 30,000 vouchers over the next 90 days to help unemployed people in Washington state get new computer skills.

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