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telecommuting

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HP eyes end to telecommuting, needs 'all hands on deck'

Hewlett-Packard follows Yahoo's lead, which earlier this year put a cap on working from home.

By October 9, 2013

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Does telecommuting really reduce employee performance?

Academic research suggests that working more than one day a week away from the office, for jobs that require a lot of collaboration with colleagues, can cut into performance.

By March 4, 2013

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Would you give up your spouse to telecommute?

In order to celebrate Valentine's Day, a survey asks Americans what they would give up in order to telecommute. Five percent say "spouse," while 12 percent say "daily shower."

By February 12, 2012

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iRobot: Smart homes should have one brainy bot to run the show

Roombas are great, but not much fun to talk to. iRobot CEO Colin Angle feels intelligent human-interface robots must be the future of any smart household.

By July 14, 2014

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How 4G LTE can turn your vacation spot into a remote office

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon gives options for taking your broadband with you to the summer vacation house. Plus: how do you choose 4G LTE service anyway?

By June 18, 2014

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Meet your prom date, a telepresence robot

Two Kansas high school students who had to be out of state at prom time get to dance with their friends, from thousands of miles away, thanks to technology.

By April 21, 2014

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SociBot mirrors faces for uncanny teleconferences

This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.

By April 7, 2014

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IT pros would take salary cut to telecommute

Survey from online job site Dice found that a sizable chunk of IT pros surveyed would accept a 10 percent salary cut for the opportunity to telecommute.

By April 20, 2011

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Another Yahoo exec leaves the fold. Is Mayer to blame?

The latest to depart is James Carroll, former senior vice president of the consumer and global platform group, according to AllThingsD.

By March 19, 2013

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Best Buy ends trailblazing work-at-home program

The electronics retailer nixes its flex-work policy, a week after Yahoo ended its program, as it struggles to turn business around.

By March 5, 2013