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Blockchain-Powered Logistics ​: A New Era For Shipping Awaits
BlockchainFeaturedIndustrial Goods & ServicesIndustry

Much like other industries struggling to stay afloat in the stormy waters of the global economy, the shipping industry is seeking its own transformation after years of overcapacity and tumbling freight rates.  Generating more revenues oftentimes depends on undercutting competitors’ prices, accepting lower margins and even tolerating losses on certain

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Improving Quality Of Life In Future Cities: Data As A Tool To Promote Sustainability
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The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for

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Favor Are Making Logistics Sexy With $13M Series A Funding

Favor– who tout themselves as “the easiest way to get anything delivered”- has raised $13 million in a Series A funding round earlier last week. Founded two years ago in Austin, U.S., Favor now offers services in Boston, Dallas and Houston and the latest investment will help it grow into seven

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New Zealand'S Secret Santa: The Most Festive Data Application?
Data Science

With Christmas just around the corner, we’re happy to share with you one of the most festive data applications we can think of- New Zealand Secret Santa. Just in case any of you are unfamiliar with the concept of a secret santa- everybody involved pools their names. Every participant receives

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T Dispatch Wants To Bring Uber-Style Smart Tech To Taxis
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While taxi companies across Europe and elsewhere are battling app-centric rideshare and cab services, T Dispatch is looking to bring some semblance of balance to the situation. As VentureVillage highlights, it’s tough market for taxi companies who are yet to become “app savvy”.  “While Uber operates through a simple app, taxi companies receive calls

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