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Why Self-Driving Trucks May Come Before Taxi Service

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan, equipped with Waymo's self-driving technology. Source: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles   Waymo CEO predicts Self-Driving Trucks May Come Before Taxi Service Alphabet arm exploring "goods transportation" and ride-hailing Krafcik says Ford and GM could still partner with Waymo   Bloomberg - Alphabet Inc.’s driverless vehicle technology may come to market first in

Insolvent Air Berlin cancels 100s of flight

Airberlin-jets-at-Tegel-airport-in-Berlin-German-The-carrier-filed-for-insolvency-after-Etihad-Airways-exited-following-its-withdrawal-from-Alitalia-in-May-Krisztian-Bocsi-Bloomberg (1)   Cancellations threaten its existence large numbers of pilots calling in sick responsible for cancellations BERLIN (Reuters) - Insolvent German airline Air Berlin said around 100 flight cancellations caused on Tuesday by large numbers of pilots calling in sick were threatening its existence and hurting its chances of saving jobs

Love, life and survival logistics – How Hurricane evacuees are abandoning their pets while running for their lives

Personal survival drive pet lovers to abandon their loved companion animals that have served as person's company, protection, or entertainment. Palm Beach County, Florida USA (Y! Style) - officials are reporting that area evacuees abandoned dozens of pets while attempting to escape oncoming Hurricane Irma. As reported by the Sun Sentinelnewspaper, Palm Beach animal

UK exports outside EU fall despite weak pound

Exports of British-made goods to EU increased by £1.3bn, underlining country’s reliance on trade with continental Europe Britain’s efforts to expand trade in goods beyond the European Union’s border took a knock in July after official figures showed the UK’s deficit with the rest of the world widened following a drop

China’s Seaport Shopping Spree: What China Is Winning By Buying Up The World’s Seaports

Container ship Cosco Development. /RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images In a bid to bolster its position as a maritime powerhouse, secure key supply chains, enhance its international trade capacities, and build up geo-economic leverage, China has been buying up the development and operational rights to a chain of ports that stretch from the

United Continental: Is Something Amiss?

Continental United Airlines - N73275 One team of analysts wonders why United Continental's revenue trends are so much worse than its peers. (Barron's) - Yesterday, United Continental Holdings offered a revenue outlook that was far worse than the ones provided by Delta Air Lines or American Airlines, confirming what the market already seemed to know: United just