Day: September 7, 2020

Tips for creating a productive home office in the remote work era

We spoke to two interior designers and a psychology professor to craft a roundup of tips to keep in mind when designing a dedicated home workspace.

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In recent months, millions of people have transitioned from the standard office to the virtual workplace due to the coronavirus pandemic. While some organizations initially adopted remote work policies to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in the short term, some companies have made long-term commitments to remote work in the years ahead. Needless to say, working from home does come with its own set of challenges. To assist, we’ve compiled a list of tips to keep in mind when designing a productive, dedicated workspace in the era of remote collaboration.

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Talk it over with your household

The coronavirus pandemic has altered the way we work, learn, interact, and more. Aside from businesses, many schools and

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Indian telecom giant Vodafone Idea rebrands as ‘Vi’ – TechCrunch

Vodafone Idea, one of the largest telecom operators in India, has rebranded as ‘Vi’ as it looks to better leverage the unified venture between British telecom giant Vodafone Group’s India business and billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla’s Idea Cellular two years after they merged in the country.

“As the integration of two businesses is now complete, it’s time for a fresh start. That’s why we believe that now is the perfect time to launch Vi, one company which provides the strength of Vodafone India and Idea,” Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read said at a virtual conference on Monday.

Vodafone Idea, once the largest telecom operator in the country with over 400 million subscribers, has lost more than 100 million subscribers in recent years to new comer India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani’s telecom venture Jio Platforms as it scaled to the top with its cut-rate mobile data tariff.

Jio Platforms has also

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