WASHINGTON— Thousands of federal patent workers are allowed to work from home with little supervision and face almost no discipline even if they lie about the hours they put in, an internal watchdog told Congress Tuesday as lawmakers examine a telework program acclaimed as a model for the government. Senior managers at the Patent and Trademark Office are...» Read More
Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas of Grupo Salinas says fixed rate securities are attractive in Mexico. He also sees a lot of opportunity in the telecom space. "Everybody wants a smartphone," he adds.
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer is beginning a "no telecommuting" rule in June. Regina Lewis, USA Today contributor and Chuck Wilsker, Telework Coalition president & CEO, share their opinions. "Marissa is not going for balance, she's going for a turnaround," says Lewis.