Outsourcing your U.S. critical infrastructure work duties to China is never a good idea.
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Outsourcing service oDesk, which brokers jobs between freelance workers and businesses looking to outsource, announced today it has raised $15 million in its fourth round of funding.
Local-labor locating service TaskRabbit is opening up its tools and network to developers with a new API (application programming interface), the company announced on its blog Friday. This will allow third-party developers to integrate TaskRabbit features directly into their own apps and web sites.
oDesk, an outsourcing platform that brokers long-term and short-term contract jobs worldwide is on track to claim 50 percent of the online outsourcing market, the company announced today.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Chad Walter is VP of Operations for Chile-IT. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)
Franklin & Seidelmann Subspecialty Radiology, a Cleveland startup focused on remote analysis of X-ray and other medical images, raised $25 million from Oak Investment Partners, a Westport, Conn., venture-capital firm.