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Uber Death Elicits Warning From Union Leery of Robo-Truckers...
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The largest union for U.S. truck drivers, which has taken a cautious view of autonomous vehicles, called for stronger safeguards after a self-driving SUV operated by Uber Technologies Inc. killed a pedestrian in Phoenix on Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 23:23 UTC
DP World acquires another port in Peru -
DP World announced the acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Maritima S.A.C., a fully integrated logistics services provider based in Peru. Cosmos Group owns a 50% stake in Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos S. A. at the port of Paita, the second largest container terminal in the country.
By PortToday on 2018-03-19 19:42 UTC
Trump Issues Bizarre Executive Order Banning Purchases Of Venezuela's Cryptocurrency...
Cryptos are moving sharply lower in response to news that President Trump has issued an executive order banning the U.S. purchases of the "Petro", the cryptocurrency which was infamously rolled out by the Venezuelan government; the order comes as
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:28 UTC
Warning: The Hidden Government Threat to Bitcoin Investors...
Government and business are paying more and more attention to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The way they're going to get the investors may not be what you think. The flashy cryptocurrency news involves ICOs "Initial Coin Offerings" put out by
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:52 UTC
Facebook shares are falling fast...
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Facebook stock was down nearly 8% at noon on Monday, following weekend revelations that 50 million users had their data improperly accessed by a Trump-linked analytics firm. Bottom line: The loss cut into Facebook's market cap by around $43 billion.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:51 UTC
Adidas Sells 1 Million Sneakers Made Of Ocean Trash...
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Adidas' sustainable footwear initiative is growing legs.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:50 UTC
Navis to equip COSCO Shipping Ports with N4 -
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Navis, part of Cargotec, has entered into a subscription agreement with Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd. (CSP) for the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). With the help of Navis N4 CSP aims to further enhance the efficiency of its port operations.
By PortToday on 2018-03-16 10:04 UTC
Bitcoin's Highly-Anticipated Lightning Network Goes Live As Startup Raises $2.5 Million...
After more than a year of testing, a beta version of Lightning Labs's Lightning Network software for Bitcoin's mainnet is now available.
By viper1 on 2018-03-15 16:01 UTC
Report: Trump Indicates He May Yank US Troops From SKorea Over Trade...
President Donald Trump seemed to imply that he could withdraw U.S. troops from South Korea over trade negotiations.
By viper1 on 2018-03-15 15:52 UTC
iHeartMedia, the largest U.S. radio station owner, files for bankruptcy...
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iHeartMedia, the holding company of iHeartRadio Inc., the biggest operator of radio stations in the United States, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The San-Antonio-based group reached an in-principle agreement with creditors to restructure an overwhel
By viper1 on 2018-03-15 15:51 UTC
Algeciras adds on liner connectivity, increases box volumes -
The major Spanish transhipment hub Algeciras increased its liner connectivity by 20.5% in 4Q 2017 as compared to 3Q 2017, becoming the second of all the global container ports, just after Singapore, with the highest rise in the number of direct service connections.
By PortToday on 2018-03-15 15:35 UTC
Toys 'R' Us could shut all U.S. stores, risking 33,000 jobs: WSJ...
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Toys 'R' Us Inc will sell or close all its U.S. stores in the coming months, risking up to 33,000 jobs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-14 22:31 UTC
Can a shipping line cook a paella? In Valencia easy! -
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The International Paella Contest among logistics companies took place in Valencia on 9 March 2018, bringing together over 200 firms whose work pivots around the port of Valencia.
By PortToday on 2018-03-13 14:57 UTC
Gavin McInnes Weighs In On Vice Media Replacing CEO Shane Smith...
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Vice Media's board of directors aren't the only ones who think the struggling company could use a new CEO -- controversial co-founder Gavin McInnes agrees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-13 06:57 UTC
Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover of Qualcomm on Security Risks...
President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday blocking Broadcom Ltd. from acquiring Qualcomm Inc., scuttling a $117 billion hostile takeover that had been subject of scrutiny over the deals threat to U.S. national security.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-13 00:28 UTC
Djibouti comments on DCT seizure from DP World -
Djibouti dismissed the speculations that appeared last week about the reasons behind the governments expropriation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) from DP World.
By PortToday on 2018-03-12 09:38 UTC
Bezos' Amazon stock helped him gain $30.1B since start of year...
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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, already regarded as the world's richest person, saw his fortune rise another $30 billion since the start of 2018.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-09 20:34 UTC
Jobs report best since July 2016; unemployment tied for lowest in 17 years...
It was another good month for American workers. The jobs report released Friday showed the best jobs numbers of any report since July 2016. Meanwhile, unemployment...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-09 19:32 UTC
Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years in prison...
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Martin Shkreli, the notorious former hedge fund manager and pharmaceutical executive, was sentenced on Friday to seven years in prison on federal charges of wire and securities fraud. The sentencing comes roughly two and a half years after the "Pharma
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-09 19:30 UTC
Women in shipping -
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On the 8th of March we celebrate International Womens Day by appreciating the long path women have gone to advance in society, politics, economics. We discuss the role of women in shipping with Laura Ferrario Barber, Board member and ex-President of WISTA Spain.
By PortToday on 2018-03-08 23:13 UTC
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