CMA CGM confirms mega-ship order, swings to profit

CMA CGM on Friday confirmed its order of nine 22,000-TEU ships for delivery in 2019 in a report noting the Marseille-based carrier posted a second quarter $219 million gain in net income gain on higher volume and pricing. CMA CGM’s second quarter improved from a $129 million loss in the second… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 15, 2017
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Strategies To Build A More Efficient Supply Chain in China

China represents tremendous opportunities for automakers and the companies that serve them. There are specific qualities that companies should seek in a qualified logistics provider to grasp their best opportunities. This white paper explains: •       The top logistics challenges for the automotive industry in China •      … Source: http://www.joc.com

September 15, 2017
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HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During ‘Win 10 Update’

A number of HP device owners are complaining of seeing black screens for around five to 10 minutes after entering their Windows login information. From a report: They appear to be pointing the finger of blame at Windows 10 updates released September 12 for x64-based systems. One, a quality update called KB4038788, offered a whopping 27 bullet points for general quality improvements and patches, such as an “issue that sometimes…

September 15, 2017
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Improving Visibility and Collaboration in the Container Supply Chain: Forging New Efficiencies Via Cloud Technology

In a recent survey of ocean supply chain professionals by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network and XVELA, a full 90 percent of respondents believe that real-time visibility and information sharing is critical to improving the efficiency and performance of the shipping industry, but the technology to make these improvements… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 15, 2017
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Google has spent $1.1B on its self-driving car project since its inception in 2009 through 2015, Waymo employee’s deposition in Uber trial implies (Mark Harris/IEEE Spectrum)

September 15, 2017

Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum: Google has spent $1.1B on its self-driving car project since its inception in 2009 through 2015, Waymo employee’s deposition in Uber trial implies  —  Google has never publicly shared how much it spends on its self-driving cars.  At first, Project Chauffeur was hidden away in Google’s ultra-secret X moonshot program. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Says We Need To Start Over

Steve LeVine, writing for Axios: In 1986, Geoffrey Hinton co-authored a paper that, four decades later, is central to the explosion of artificial intelligence. But Hinton says his breakthrough method should be dispensed with, and a new path to AI found. Speaking with Axios on the sidelines of an AI conference in Toronto on Wednesday, Hinton, a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto and a Google researcher, said he…

September 15, 2017
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Twitter also allows advertisers to target users based on racist and derogatory terms like the N-word and “Nazi” (Brian Patrick Byrne/The Daily Beast)

September 15, 2017

Brian Patrick Byrne / The Daily Beast: Twitter also allows advertisers to target users based on racist and derogatory terms like the N-word and “Nazi”  —  Twitter’s advertising platform tells prospective customers it has 26.3 million users interested in the derogatory term “wetback,” 18.6 million accounts that are likely … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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