Column: Remote work is here to stay. Here’s how to make it work

A virus, surprisingly biological, has forced the tech world to adopt remote work with gusto. Companies like Google that set the bar high for workplace ambiance with free laundry and gourmet food have allowed employees to work from home until mid next year. Within weeks of the pandemic, Infosys, Wipro, and several other Indian technology […]

Tuesday briefing: Brexit talks head for bitter end

Another Belarus politician taken – Germany and Britain have demanded answers after the senior Belarusian opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova was reportedly snatched off the street in central Minsk. Kolesnikova was taken along with members of the Coordination Council, which was set up to seek a peaceful transfer of power amid widespread rejection of a presidential […]

Wednesday briefing: England under rule of six

Business Amazon’s main UK business paid only 3% more tax last year despite a 35% rise in profits to nearly £102m as the online retailer benefited from the switch to home shopping. The group’s warehouse and logistics operation, which employs more than two-thirds of its 30,000-plus UK workforce, paid £14.46m in 2019, up from £14.03m […]

Friday briefing: Rio Tinto CEO quits after cave furore

US reels amid wildfires – More than 500,000 people in Oregon, amounting to more than 10% of the population, have been forced to evacuate as unprecedented wildfires rage across the state. Overnight the president, Donald Trump, made an emergency declaration approving federal assistance. Wildfires in the American west have killed at least 15 people and […]

Katy couple’s Buc-ee’s photo shoot brings love, Beaver Nuggets together

Several other locations turned them down before they arrived at Katy’s massive Buc-ee’s location. The staff at the gas station accommodated the trio with enthusiasm, even offering to shine up the kolache case, Boyd said.

Happiest Minds: An IPO that flew under the radar in startup land

“This is my fourth innings, and it should be the final legacy I hope to create,” he told me one day about in 2011. Clearly, with the public listing of Happiest Minds, he has cemented his legacy as one of the finest founders India has ever had; defied the ageist notion that entrepreneurship is a […]

UK Spy Agency GCHQ Officially Joins Twitter to Talk More About Itself

It is expected that GCHQ will use social media to engage with the technical community, and to host problem solving puzzles such as the cryptographic Christmas card sent out by GCHQ Director last December, which attracted hundreds of thousands of amateur cryptographers. Though they may have a hard time avoiding the trolling they’ve seen today.

Alice Rawsthorn’s cultural highlights

As we lived near Wigan in my mid-teens, I spent most school lunch breaks practising northern soul dance steps in the cloakroom. I’ve loved northern soul ever since and despite tough competition from the esoteric tracks that friends have unearthed over the years, my favourite is still one of the most popular anthems, Dobie Gray’s Out […]

The Apprentice star Jessica Cunningham talks telling daughters of their dad’s suicide

The reality TV star added: “My eldest, she was a real daddy’s girl, and it’s just not something you think you are going to have to deal with. “They saw him every other weekend, and Poppy adored her dad. She was the last one to wake up in the morning and as soon as I […]

Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Billy Wilder & Gwyneth Paltrow? Cameron Crowe Reflects On His ‘Jerry Maguire’ Journey

DEADLINE: You always heard that mob guys loved The Godfather, despite its soulless depiction of violence and betrayal. What impact did Jerry Maguire have on the sports agent business?CROWE: Almost immediately, I heard some young guys that wanted to get into the sports agents thing from entertainment. They made a point of telling me how […]