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As Indian companies grow in the U.S., outsourcing comes home -- Many Aegis employees at the site are not very aware that they work for an Indian company. The Dallas headquarters, though, celebrates India's independence on Aug. 15. And the call center workers have made music videos for each other: The Indian office performed a Bollywood song, and workers at the U.S. office danced to the Black Eyed Peas.

CSR through facial hair?!?
Budweiser Asks Guys to Help Save a Million Gallons of Water by Not Shaving -- Budweiser is asking adult men across America to help save one million gallons of water by not shaving in the days and weeks leading up to World Environment Day (June 5). As part of Budweiser's ongoing commitment to water conservation, the Grow One. Save a Million. program allows consumers to get involved and save roughly 5 gallons of water for each shave they skip.*

Ash again.
Ash Cloud Causes 500 Flight Cancellations -- 500 scheduled flights were expected to be canceled Tuesday due to clouds of volcanic ash drifting toward the Continent, Europe's air-traffic management agency said, amid fears that the disruption could spread.

No more polishing!
Foxconn closes all polishing workshops, tech supply chain affected -- According to a report by the Wall Street Journal published late Monday, Foxconn has closed all of its workshops across China that deal with the polishing of electronic parts and products. According to a spokesman for the company, the closure could last up to two days. "The workshops could be back online as soon as they pass the test," the WSJ reported him as saying. Foxconn produces products for many of the world's biggest electronics companies, including Apple, Sony, Nintendo and HP.

- Sheena Moore

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