Offshore outsourcing companies continued to make up the majority of the top 10 H-1B visa users in 2011, according to new government data. These offshore firms have been adding employees by the thousands as their revenues increase. Cognizant, a New Jersey-based IT services provider with major operations overseas, led the list. The company had 4,222 initial or new visas approved and 1,493 renewal petitions. Read More: Computerworld
The site, which attracts 65 million unique users a month, has invited existing users to join a closed pilot while the final touches are fine-tuned. The redesign could help the site gain ground on YouTube. The Google-owned site announced that it deals with four billion video views every day. Source: BBC
msnbc.com: A 9-year-old Detroit-area girl whose battle with Huntington’s disease drew attention after she was taunted online in 2010 by her grandmother’s former neighbor has died. Michigan Memorial Funeral Home in Flat Rock, which is handling arrangements, says Kathleen Edward died Wednesday.