‘Productivity Is Dangerous’

Vincent Bevins, writing for The Outline: So every morning, I get messages asking me to click through to articles like “How I Optimized My Morning Routine To Get More Done Than ever — before 8 a.m.!” The people posting links like this have a sickness, and we need to stop it before it gets out of hand. Of course, if you actually click through to this trash, it’s a bit…

December 19, 2017
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Microsoft Store removes Google Chrome Installer app, which only directed users to a download link, citing violation of Store policies (Tom Warren/The Verge)

December 19, 2017

Tom Warren / The Verge: Microsoft Store removes Google Chrome Installer app, which only directed users to a download link, citing violation of Store policies  —  Google published a Chrome app in the Windows Store earlier today, which just directed users to a download link to install the browser. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Maersk pressures forwarders amid market share battle

Some believe Maersk’s forwarders decision could be early evidence that the carriers’ market strength is improving — giving it the ability to address longstanding grievances with forwarders. Photo credit: Shutterstock. Maersk Line this year began putting pressure on forwarders by challenging named account rates and shortening the duration of available rates. It… Source: http://www.joc.com

December 19, 2017
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Israel-based Anodot, which provides AI-based business analytics to companies including Microsoft, Foursquare, Lyft, Waze, raises $23M Series B (Amarelle Wenkert/CTECH)

December 19, 2017

Amarelle Wenkert / CTECH: Israel-based Anodot, which provides AI-based business analytics to companies including Microsoft, Foursquare, Lyft, Waze, raises $23M Series B  —  Israel-based Anodot uses AI technology to track the performance of retail, internet and mobile clients such as Microsoft, Waze, and Lyft Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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IDG Contributor Network: Why more CIOs should grow into CEOs

Sanjay Mirchandani is a rare breed. And to be honest, he can’t quite figure out why. For the last 14 months he’s been the CEO of Puppet, the Portland, Ore.-based company that specializes in helping companies automate the operations of their tech infrastructure. What makes him rare, he says, is that he’s a CEO who held a major role as CIO. For almost five years ending in 2013 he was…

December 19, 2017
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Mississippi River container-barge service set to expand

NEW ORLEANS — A Mississippi River container-on-barge service that feeds export container loads of synthetic resins to the Port of New Orleans may be expanded with the addition of a second weekly service in early 2018. The increased service by Seacor AMH would provide resin exporters near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with… Source: http://www.joc.com

December 19, 2017
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