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Articles in Freight & Shipping Companies, Technology News and Economy

Samsung buys LoopPay, all but confirming new Apple Pay rival

by Shara Tibken (Image from CNET) on

Apple Pay is off to a fast start, but LoopPay may have an edge when it comes to working with existing point-of-sale systems.... Read full article

Is Google making the web stupid?

by Seth Godin on

Jazz became popular because an opera-loving engineer developed radio, which opened the door for an ignored art form to spread.... Read full article

Alibaba, LendingClub Offer U.S. Buyers Loans for China Goods

by Noah Buhayar and Lulu Yilun Chen on

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma has controlled Ant Financial, including the Alipay payments business, since spinning off the finance operations into a new company in 2011, citing foreign ownership restrictions. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg... Read full article

What Uber Could Teach the American Economy

by Samuel Rines on

America’s employment picture has certainly improved — but major challenges related to wage growth and part-time work remain. Yet, one company has an employment and pricing model that might offer solutions. ... Read full article

A Musician’s Lament? Carrying On the Instrument

by The New York Times on

“We had to get the airlines to understand that the problem is that front-line employees don’t always follow the rules,” Mr. Pollard said... Read full article

Made in Space: 3D Printing Technology Reaches the International Space Station

by ESSENTIAL PITTSBURGH (Photo Credit: NASA / Flicker) on

A ratchet wrench which was 3D printed in space. The wrench was designed by Made in Space, Inc., which has been contracted by NASA to design, build, and operate the 3D printer on the International Space Station.... Read full article

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