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Boing Boing
August 02, 2020
This expert-led training can help you figure out how to work in any environment

Time management and self-motivation, the ability to stay on task and achieve in the office or when you’re working with home, is the true test of any person’s professional mettle. While that’s easier said than done, those skills can be taught and developed as …

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The Times of India
August 02, 2020
Enhancing competitiveness: Soon, green corridors to slash logistics costs to 10 per cent of GDP

The government has identified eight sectors including textiles, leather, agriculture and gems & jewellery where transportation and warehousing issues will be resolved as part of a mega plan to reduce logistics costs to 10% of GDP from 13-14% now.

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Reuters
August 02, 2020
Keselowski prevails in New Hampshire - Reuters

Keselowski prevails in New Hampshire  Reuters

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Mashable
August 02, 2020
Washington caught its first Asian giant hornet. OK fine, yes, a 'murder hornet'.

Don't call it a "murder hornet." The stinging. honeybee-hunting insect that first made the news in May is back in headlines once again. Months after it was first sighted in the U.S., the Washington State Department of Agriculture actually managed to catch one…

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Business Insider
August 02, 2020
Billions for defense spending Republicans want in their coronavirus relief bill do more than buy bullets and bombs

REUTERS/Carlos Barria

  • The inclusion of more than $8 billion for military equipment in a Republican-proposed coronavirus-relief bill sparked immediate backlash.
  • But rather than a giveaway to defense contractors, that money helps keep vulnerab…

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Time
August 02, 2020
McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski on Changing Consumer Behavior and the Future of Those Ball Pits

The CEO of the fast food chain talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected McDonald's business and worker safety.

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Reuters
August 02, 2020
UK aims to speed up housebuilding with some 'automatic' approval - Reuters

Britain wants to speed up the planning system to approve construction projects such as new homes more quickly, with some developments to be allowed automatically, housing minister Robert Jenrick wrote in The Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

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Reuters
August 02, 2020
UK aims to speed up housebuilding with some 'automatic' approval - Reuters

Britain wants to speed up the planning system to approve construction projects such as new homes more quickly, with some developments to be allowed automatically, housing minister Robert Jenrick wrote in The Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

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9to5Mac
August 01, 2020
Making the Grade: iWork is an essential tool for schools without Microsoft Office

iWork has long been thought of as the third tier of productivity suites on macOS and iOS compared to G Suite and Microsoft 365, but it combines free software with a robust local application that, when used along with side G Suite for collaboration needs, crea…

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Lifehacker.com
August 01, 2020
How to Watch the NASA SpaceX Crew Come Back to Earth

While the rest of us suckers have been down in this pandemic mess the whole summer, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have spent the past few months in the International Space Station. They’ve been up there since May 31, following a successful trip on a …

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Forbes
August 01, 2020
Vital Farms’ Blockbuster IPO Proves Wall Street Has An Appetite For Sustainable Farming

“I was always looking for the exit. Instead of looking to get rich, I realized I could build a company where I was focused on employees, customers, shareholders, and the environment,” Vital Farms founder Matt O’Hayer says.

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Gizmodo.com
August 01, 2020
Kodak Gave Its CEO Stock Options, Then News Broke of a Million-Dollar Federal Deal and Prices Soared

The Eastman Kodak Company gave its CEO 1.75 million stock options just one day before the company’s stock soared amid news that it would receive a $765 million federal loan to manufacture critical drug components, the New York Times reported Friday.Read more.…

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AppleInsider
July 31, 2020
Apple spent $7.4M to lobby coronavirus, education, other issues in first half of 2020

According to new data from Center for Responsive Politics, Apple spent some $7.4 million in the first half of 2020 to lobby lawmakers on issues ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to remote learning.Part of Apple's funding went to lobbying group Invariant, …

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Motley Fool
July 31, 2020
W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

WPC earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.

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Forbes
July 31, 2020
Japan Is Developing The Smart Platforms To Take The Complexity Out Of Logistics

Japan is home to thousands of small- and medium-size companies, pushing the boundaries of technology to develop smart solutions for logistics and supply-chain management.

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CNN
July 31, 2020
Nearly 30 million Americans say they didn't have enough to eat last week

Ruth Webb used to supplement her grocery shopping with a monthly trip to a local food pantry, where she would get fresh produce like potatoes, onions and carrots.

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Mashable
July 31, 2020
This 3-game Nintendo Switch bundle is back in stock at GameStop

TL;DR: As of July 31, the online-exclusive Nintendo Switch Gamer Bundle ($519.99) is back in stock at GameStop. Individual Nintendo Switch consoles have been something of a unicorn since early spring thanks to unprecedented demand and supply chain delays, bo…

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ stays on track for best win streak in 6 years as it gains in July - Reuters

The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Friday but was on course for its fourth straight monthly gain, its longest winning run in six years, as domestic data showed the economy expanded more than expected in May. Canadian gr…

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Business Insider
July 31, 2020
CVS Health's pharmacy benefit manager added five new solutions to its digital health platform

  • CVS Health's pharmacy benefit manager added five new solutions to its digital health platform.
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Reuters
July 31, 2020
Column: U.S. shale supply chain will emerge smaller from price war, pandemic - Kemp - Reuters

Slumping oil and gas prices as a result of the pandemic and the volume war earlier in the year between Saudi Arabia and Russia have slashed employment in the U.S. oil and gas fields at some of the fastest rates on record.

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
COLUMN-U.S. shale supply chain will emerge smaller from price war, pandemic: Kemp - Reuters UK

Slumping oil and gas prices as a result of the pandemic and the volume war earlier in the year between Saudi Arabia and Russia have slashed employment in the U.S. oil and gas fields at some of the fastest rates on record.

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Mashable
July 31, 2020
What's the future of transportation post-COVID? Experts discuss.

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Entrepreneur
July 31, 2020
Listening Is the Catalyst to Emerging Market Innovation

It's how Changpeng Zhao became a crypto billionaire.

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Forbes
July 31, 2020
Automation Is The Future Of Warehousing

The demand for automation is very high. A full 96 percent of respondents to an ARC survey indicated that they expect the warehouse automation value proposition to increase over the next 3 years.

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
Canada GDP rises 4.5% in May on COVID-19 reopenings - Reuters

The Canadian economy expanded by 4.5% in May as businesses across the country began reopening from coronavirus shutdowns, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
How inequality and poverty undermined South Africa's COVID response - Reuters

When coronavirus patients started arriving at South Africa's government-run Thelle Mogoerane Hospital, workers scrambled to set up isolation wards to treat them.

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Forbes
July 31, 2020
The Intersection Of Blockchain And Supply Chain

You probably won’t hear IT leaders talking about deploying “blockchain” for their supply chains, but rather another application leveraging the technology.

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HuffPost
July 31, 2020
For Ben & Jerry’s, It’s Never Been Just About The Ice Cream

Amid Black Lives Matter protests, brands scrambled to get on the social justice bandwagon. The ice cream company has been helping drive it for 30 years.

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CNN
July 31, 2020
Canada cracks down on those traveling through the country to get to Alaska

People who choose to travel to Alaska through Canada are facing stricter rules starting Friday.

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Blocks and Files
July 31, 2020
This week in storage, featuring a mucky International Space Station NAS system - Blocks and Files

This week the International Space Station’s NAS gives vent, Nebulon pumps out a survey, Pliops talks about its storage processor, we see how Pivot3’s video HCI is getting better system management, and take a look at Veeam’s quarterly boast. ISS payload NAS Th…

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
SoftBank-backed Zozo shares up 21% after first-quarter profit jump - Reuters UK

SoftBank-backed online fashion retailer Zozo Inc's <3092.T> shares closed up 21% on Friday in their largest single-session gain, a day after reporting a 34% jump in first-quarter operating profit as Japanese consumers embrace online shopping.

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
SoftBank-backed Zozo shares up 21% after first-quarter profit jump - Reuters

SoftBank-backed online fashion retailer Zozo Inc's <3092.T> shares closed up 21% on Friday in their largest single-session gain, a day after reporting a 34% jump in first-quarter operating profit as Japanese consumers embrace online shopping.

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Reuters
July 31, 2020
UPDATE 1-SoftBank-backed Zozo shares up 21% after Q1 profit jump - Reuters

SoftBank-backed online fashion retailer Zozo Inc's shares closed up 21% on Friday in their largest single-session gain, a day after reporting a 34% jump in first-quarter operating profit as Japanese consumers embrace online shopping.

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Computerwoche.de Live
July 31, 2020
Intelligente Logistik: Schnellecke macht Supply Chain per IoT-Transportboxen transparent

Das Logistik-Unternehmen Schnelllecke steckt mitten in der digitalen Transformation. Bis 2025 soll die gesamte Logistik digitalisiert sein. Ein erster Lösungsbaustein auf diesem Weg sind smarte Behälter.

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Reuters
July 30, 2020
SoftBank-backed Zozo shares untraded after Q1 profit jump - Reuters

SoftBank-backed online fashion retailer Zozo Inc's shares were untraded with a glut of buy orders on Friday, a day after reporting after a 34% jump in first-quarter operating profit as Japanese consumers embrace online shopping.

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Seeking Alpha
July 30, 2020
Cognex A Name To Watch If The Rebound Rally Fades

Despite a sharp drop in sales to auto customers, Cognex came in with a much better than expected 15% drop in revenue for Q2.

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Ctvnews.ca
July 30, 2020
Ontario's plan to reopen schools in Ottawa and eastern Ontario - CTV News Ottawa

  1. Ontario's plan to reopen schools in Ottawa and eastern Ontario  CTV News Ottawa
  2. Ontario's back-to-school plan puts teachers at risk, says union leader  CBC.ca
  3. Which Ontario boards will fully open secondary schools in September?  CT…

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Forbes
July 30, 2020
The Inspector General’s Uphill Battle To Create A Culture For Cybersecurity At The Pentagon

Last year the IG called out DoD for buying $32.8 million of vulnerable Chinese IT equipment. Has DoD cleaned up its act?

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Dzone.com
July 30, 2020
Making Java Microservices Zing with Azul Zing

Advantages of Microservices Architecture Software development is always changing and, today, we see a clear shift to the use of a microservices architecture. There are a number of clear advantages to this approach, but let's look at two of the most signifi…

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BBC News
July 30, 2020
England Women will not take part in 2021 SheBelieves Cup

England Women will not take part in next year's SheBelieves Cup competition in the USA.

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Forbes
July 30, 2020
SAP BrandVoice: Latin America Shows Supply Chain Resilience In A Time Of Disruption

The most important factor that has helped companies in Latin America survive the coronavirus pandemic has been supply chain resiliency.

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Reuters
July 30, 2020
CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar slides to 1-week low as oil falls 5% - Reuters

year yield hits its lowest level since May 15 TORONTO, July 30 (Reuters) - The commodity-linked Canadian dollar weakened to a one-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as oil prices fell and data showed the U.S. economy suffered its steepest …

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