De Masi said he has been lobbying for "smart working" in Italy over the past more than 40 years, as the working method saves the workers' time of commuting to and from the office, reduces road traffic, creates less stress, costs less, and allows more flexibility from self-scheduling, less use of office space, and less infrastructure wear. … [Read more...] about Spotlight: More working from home in Italy amid coronavirus outbreak
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NEW DELHI: The Indian government said there was no proposal to ban telecom equipment manufactured by Huawei, giving huge relief to the Chinese company, which is facing embargo in developed markets such as the US, Australia, New Zealand and Canada on snooping concerns. “At present, there is no proposal before the government considering banning telecom gear and equipment made by Huawei,” telecom minister Manoj Sinha said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha. Sinha said mobile companies are free to buy equipment from any equipment maker based on their techno-commercial interests, provided they adhere to all the security requirements as per licence conditions. ET had, in its December 21 edition, reported India was unlikely to ban Huawei equipment, with sources saying the telecom gear maker can’t be singled out in matters of security, especially since its rivals also source key components from China. Telecom equipment providers such as Sweden’s Ericsson and … [Read more...] about Manoj Sinha says no plan yet to ban Huawei telecom equipment