India seeks to boost rooftop solar, especially for its remote areas

BENGALURU, India — Just a few years ago, someone who wanted to install a rooftop solar connection in India faced getting multiple approvals, finding a reliable company to install the panels and spending heavily before seeing the first surge of clean energy. But that’s changing. The government has streamlined the approvals process, made it easier … Read more

How to back up a Linux directory to a remote machine with rsync

gorodenkoff/Getty Images Linux is the most flexible operating system on the market. With this open-source platform, you can do far more than you can with your proprietary OS, without spending a dime on software. When taking your first steps with Linux, you’ll probably want to avoid the command line because it can be a bit … Read more

U.S. workers are getting remote jobs with international companies

It’s getting harder to find a remote job in the U.S., but you might have better luck working from home for a company based abroad. The number of American workers hired by international companies grew 62% last year, according to the State of Global Hiring Report from Deel, an HR platform that specializes in global … Read more

Strong Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Remote Western China

BEIJING — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck a remote part of China’s western Xinjiang region early Tuesday, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. Xinhua cited the China Earthquake Networks Center as saying the quake rocked Wushu county in Aksu prefecture shortly after 2 a.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of damage or fatalities. The … Read more

Bosses want to work remote more than employees, but still push return to office

In the years-long debate over remote work, upper-level executives have often been the loudest — and staunchest — advocates for returning to the office.  But many bosses want to work from home as much as, if not more than, their employees do, according to a new survey of 3,000 American workers and managers from software … Read more

Mexican authorities investigate massacre after rival criminal groups clash in remote desert

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican authorities in the violence-plagued southwestern state of Guerrero said they were investigating a gruesome massacre that took place in a part of a remote desert where two rival criminal groups have been fighting for control. Police investigators had found five burned bodies stacked onto a burned vehicle when they arrived … Read more

Anger in remote parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir after 3 die while in the army’s custody

NEW DELHI — Anger spread in some remote parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir after three civilians died while in the army’s custody, officials and residents said Saturday. This comes two days after a militant ambush killed four soldiers. Locals said the Indian army detained at least eight civilians on Friday for questioning, a day after rebels … Read more

Stanford economist says the US is ‘stuck’ with remote work as more offices sit empty — is the bell tolling for US commercial real estate?

‘Return to the office is dead’: Stanford economist says the US is ‘stuck’ with remote work as more offices sit empty — is the bell tolling for US commercial real estate? The great post-pandemic return to office (RTO) is a polarizing issue in the U.S. labor market. While many companies want their workers to return … Read more