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TECH 07 Aug 2015 | 9:28 PM

"What Tube strike?" ask London's digital workers

For tech-sector workers like Chris McClelland, whose job only requires a laptop, a WiFi connection and maybe a coffee, London's underground rail strike has had little impact.

Technology 06 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Skype slims down software for aid workers

b>GENEVA/b>: Internet phone company Skype has a bare-bones version of its software that is designed to work over very low bandwidth connections which often are the only links aid workers in far flung places have to the outside world.

TECH 23 Apr 2019 | 8:53 AM

Microsoft workers criticise block of GitHub protest in China

A vocal group of Microsoft Corp employees is calling on the company to support a rare online protest from Chinese technology workers spawned on GitHub, the software code-sharing site Microsoft owns.

TECH 15 Mar 2019 | 7:35 AM

Olympics – Tokyo 2020 unveils robots to help wheelchair users, workers

Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics organisers launched their ambitious Robot Project on March 15, unveiling two of the robots designed to assist supporters, workers and athletes at the Games.

TECH 29 Jul 2018 | 10:30 PM

That’s cold: Japan tech blasts snoozing workers with AC

Japanese office workers hoping to nod off on the job may need to sleep with one eye open thanks to a new system that can detect snoozers and blast them with cold air.

TECH 26 Apr 2018 | 2:00 AM

Tesla factory workers stiffed on overtime, denied breaks: lawsuit

Tesla and a contracting company failed to pay contract workers fully for overtime and denied them legally mandated meal and rest breaks, a contract employee at Tesla's Fremont auto-assembly plant said in a lawsuit that also claims she was fired for complaining about employee-payment practices.

TECH 27 Nov 2017 | 6:00 AM

Uber seeks to appeal UK workers' rights decision at Supreme Court

Uber submitted a request to appeal to the Supreme Court a decision by a British tribunal which said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage.

TECH 15 Jul 2017 | 4:00 AM

Eyeing sleepy office workers, China’s ‘sharing economy’ opens nap capsules

For China's sleep-deprived white-collar workers needing a place for a nap, a booming "sharing economy" offering a growing range of services has come up with a cheap, mobile-friendly solution: capsule hotels.

TECH 22 Feb 2017 | 1:26 AM

PM Modi urges US to keep an open mind on visas for skilled workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the United States on Tuesday to keep an open mind on admitting skilled Indian workers.

TECH 08 Feb 2017 | 4:30 AM

Quarter of US tech workers perceive discrimination

About a quarter of US workers in the technology sector, which has faced criticism for a lack of diversity, said they felt discrimination at their workplace.