After the “New York on Pause” order went into effect on March 22, almost 900,000 people in New York City alone were furloughed or laid off. As New Yorkers sheltered in place, ridership on the city’s subways and buses declined by 90%. The city also saw a surge in COVID-19 cases, with over 200,000 infected and more than 20,000 deaths. … [Read more...] about Transit plan to send New Yorkers back to work: ‘Improvise’
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In Wipro, after CEO Vivek Paul's exit in 2005, Azim Premji assumed the role for three years till 2008. Between 2008 and 2011, the company was led by Girish Paranjpe and Suresh Vaswani, both of them old-timers, who quit in 2011 on grounds of personal reasons. By then, Wipro's growth began to slump. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
Since the outbreak of coronavirus, Asians around the world and across America have been targeted with blame-related racism, with President Trump’s early insistence on calling it a Chinese virus far from helpful. Hate speech against China on Twitter was up 900%, and reports of verbal and physical attacks on Asians began spiking around the country, as well as misguided boycotts on Asian businesses. … [Read more...] about This new Twitter bot has Asian front-line workers responding directly to COVID-19 racism
But while Congress has shown an interest in reforming Section 230 in recent years, that hasn’t extended to repealing it all together. Wyden believes that an angry spat between a president and a social network can’t be the catalyst for a thoughtful conversation about reforming Section 230. It would only lead to a politically charged debate in which conservatives might try to push extreme policy positions into law. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is a ‘mugging of the First Amendment,’ says Sen. Wyden
If you can remember back that far, a husband presents his wife with the gift of a tech-enabled stationary bike, and she proceeds to document her journey embarking on the interactive fitness platform. The reaction was so sudden and divided that even Ryan Reynolds jumped in and put Peloton Wife in an Aviation Gin response ad. … [Read more...] about Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new ‘All-Stars Ride’