Pricing power tilts toward carriers

It is refreshing to hear shippers and transportation providers increasingly shed the view that they are looking to the year ahead with cautious optimism, considering it has seemingly been an economic “Groundhog Day” since the 2008 to 2009 global recession. But instead of grumpy Bill Murray being forced to re-live… Source: http://www.joc.com

January 2, 2018
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Economic growth fuels carrier pricing power

At the year’s start, the segment with the strongest pricing power is air cargo. Photo credit: Shutterstock. It’s refreshing to hear shippers and transportation providers increasingly shed the view that they’re looking to the year ahead with cautious optimism, considering it’s seemingly been an economic “Groundhog Day” since the 2008-2009 global… Source: http://www.joc.com

January 2, 2018
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Intel with Radeon RX Vega Graphics: Core i7-8809G with 3.1 GHz Base, 100W Target TDP, Overclockable

An anonymous reader shares a report: To begin the year, Intel’s Indian website has published a small number of details regarding Intel’s first ‘Intel with Radeon RX Vega Graphics’ processor. Within the table of overclockable processors, accompanying the Core i9, Core i7-X and 8th Generation K processors is listed the Intel Core i7-8809G, a quad core processor with two sets of graphics options listed. The Core i7-8809G is not a…

January 2, 2018
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Apple buys buddybuild, an app development service with about 40 employees based in Vancouver, and will roll its product into Xcode (Brian Heater/TechCrunch)

January 2, 2018

Brian Heater / TechCrunch: Apple buys buddybuild, an app development service with about 40 employees based in Vancouver, and will roll its product into Xcode  —  Apple continues to ramp up its efforts to court developers by making it easier to create and iterate their apps for its platforms. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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IDG Contributor Network: A better tomorrow? Here’s what will be motivating CIOs over the next 12 months

Making predictions about something as fast-changing as technology and data can be a challenge. But it’s that time of year when pundits put their reputations on the line and so, in time-honoured tradition, here are my key predictions for what will matter to CIOs and IT departments over the next 12 months: All together now It’s the same old song, sung with more urgency thanks to upcoming GDPR legislation. How…

January 2, 2018
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Microsoft and Amazon miss integration deadline for Cortana and Alexa; Amazon says they expect to roll it out “soon” (Brad Sams/Thurrott.com)

January 2, 2018

Brad Sams / Thurrott.com: Microsoft and Amazon miss integration deadline for Cortana and Alexa; Amazon says they expect to roll it out “soon”  —  Last year, in August, Microsoft and Amazon announced a partnership that would allow the two digital assistants to talk to each other. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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IDG Contributor Network: 3 steps to control stress

When did life become so crazy?  Because technology is growing exponentially, business is changing so rapidly that employees must become lifelong learners to survive. They need to keep abreast with changes in industry and be on the lookout for the warning signs of obsolescence. Not so long ago lifelong employment with advancement and stability were guaranteed. Today the average worker will change jobs ten to fifteen times during their career….

January 2, 2018
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