Civil unrest recently shut down Bangalore's tech industry. IBM, Infosys, Wipro, and hundreds more outsourcing and technology companies didn't open their Bangalore facilities Monday due to a labor strike over a court decision on water distribution from a nearby river. Informationweek.com reports:
Bangalore is often compared with the U.S.'s Silicon Valley. The recent spate of civil unrest and business closures, however, are a reminder that the region's tech industry isn't exempt from the turmoil and complex socioeconomic issues facing the rapidly developing country.
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