Elon Musk Pitches 150 MPH Rides In Boring Company Tunnels For $1

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Engadget: At The Boring Company Information Session not all of the talk centered on flamethrowers. Elon Musk and project leader Steve Davis described many details of their visions for an underground network that could alleviate traffic problems in big cities. Musk said “we’re not suggesting this to the exclusion of other approaches,” but did take a moment to call out flying taxi solutions…

May 18, 2018
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Trans-Pac spot rates rise, positioning for summer-fall peak season

After two years of disruption that included expansion of the Panama Canal, the Hanjin Shipping Co. bankruptcy, a series of high-profile carrier mergers, restructuring of vessel-sharing alliances, and a steady increase in vessel capacity, the eastbound Pacific is returning to normal seasonal trends as evidenced by this week’s spot rate… Source: http://www.joc.com

May 18, 2018
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Trump Personally Pushed Postmaster General To Double Rates on Amazon, Other Firms: Report

President Trump personally urged the leader of the U.S. Postal Service to double the rates the agency charges Amazon and other firms for delivery packages in several private conversations in 2017 and 2018, The Washington Post reported Friday (alternative source). From the report: Postmaster General Megan Brennan has so far resisted Trump’s demand, explaining in multiple conversations occurring this year and last that these arrangements are bound by contracts and…

May 18, 2018
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