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IBM has more employees in India than in US

High-tech example of the globalisation trends that the Trump administration has railed against

Vindu Goel | NYT  |  Bengaluru 

IBM dominated the early decades of computing with inventions such as the mainframe and the floppy disk. Its offices and factories, stretching from upstate New York to Silicon Valley, were hubs of American innovation long before Microsoft or Google came along. But over the last decade, IBM has shifted its centre of gravity halfway around the world to India, making it a high-tech example of the globalisation trends that the Donald Trump administration has railed against. Today, the company employs 130,000 people in India — about one-third of its total work force, and more ...

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First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 00:52 IST