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Road trips in America generally peak in summer when people go on vacation but his year it was different due to COVID-19 and lockdowns. According to the Federal Highway Administration, Americans traveled nearly 37 billion fewer miles in June than in the same month last year. Reduced travel and road-trips […]

Americans traveled nearly 37 billion fewer miles in June due ...


While most viral videos seem to feature Karens refusing to wear masks (e.g ‘Airline Karen’) in public, a positive #WearADamnMask  message went viral recently.  A few days ago, Dr. Ireland tweeted a picture of herself wearing an N95 mask after. The caption read: I spent 24hrs in this N95 doing 7 […]

Doctor’s tweet on face-mask goes viral


Nearly five months after instituting a “Do Not Travel Advisory,” the U.S. Department of State has rescinded the Level four travel warning. The state department instituted the Level four travel warning in March to minimize the risk of COVID-19 Americans travelling abroad. The State Department’s  advisory levels, from low to high […]

US Department of State lifts travel advisory : but where ...



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The global travel and tourism industry has been reeling under the impact of Coronavirus pandemic. In a recent National Geographic feature highlights “If the pandemic continues for several more months, the World Travel and Tourism Council, the trade group representing major global travel companies, projects a global loss of 75 […]

Barbados welcomes remote workers: Why work from home during the ...


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As Coronavirus pandemic rages around the world and lock-downs continue around the world, corporate executives have been preparing for the ‘new normal,’ and by some accounts the current ways of working will continue through the new-normal. Earlier, there were some accounts of CEO’s wondering about allowing work from home in […]

Updated List of companies announcing permanent or long-term work-from-home plans


On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO)  warned that there will be no return to normal in the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press conference “I want to be straight with you: There will be no return to the […]

While US debates school openings, no return to normal ‘for ...



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Millions of white-collar workers became remote employees overnight when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Executives across a cross-section of enterprises began extolling how their businesses continued to operate while employees worked from home during lockdowns. Many leaders, especially in the tech sector were publicly contemplating how this trend would continue in a […]

How will you look after a couple of decades of ...


Last week we posted about the Trump Administration’s immigration order that could halt H-1B visa holders from entering US for few months. This Monday, the White House followed up with details of the move that business leaders strongly oppose. Details of the announcement on – The White House webpage – President […]

Details of visa holders affected by Trump’s June 24th rules ...


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A report in the Wall Street Journal describes that the White House is reviewing a proposal that will severely limit employment-based immigration visas including H1B. According to the report, the administration is also mulling a proposal to charge $20,000 to apply for H-1B visas, either by increasing the application fee […]

Trump Administration’s immigration order could halt H-1B visa holders from ...



Robots and automation have been fueling imagination of science fiction lovers for generations. Hollywood thrillers featuring space and time travel invariably have humanoid robots as companions for the adventurers. While the focus of fiction writers has been on humanoid robots, the real growth has been in Industrial automation that has […]

Consumer Robotics emerge in post-COVID era: Five Robots helping the ...