Telecommuting was once a rarity, now a necessity.
The spread of COVID-19 has forced traditional brick-and-mortar businesses to move to a telecommuting structure in order to maintain business continuity. Although working from home is not a new concept, for many teams and companies it’s a first-time experience.
Unfortunately, there’s no time for mock drills when it comes to telecommuting. The only way is through. That being said, every first-time experience doesn’t need to be a bad one. The right information can help you become a telecommuting star.
But first, what is telecommuting?
What Is Telecommuting?
Telecommuting (also known as teleworking) is...
Google has announced plans to build a new undersea network cable connecting the US, UK and Spain.
The tech giant says it is incorporating new technology into the cable, which it claims is a significant upgrade to older existing lines.
The project is expected to be completed by 2022.
Underwater data cables are vital to global communications infrastructure, carrying some 98% of the world's data, according to Google's estimate.
The cables are usually built by communications firms - typically a group of them pooling...
Uber submits appeal against London regulator's ban
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Huawei has collaborated with Devialet on its new China-exclusive smart speaker
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Huawei P40 slated for a global launch despite Google services lockout
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