Roadrunner reviews financing alternatives amid reorganization

  Since joining the company in 2016 and being named CEO in 2017, Stoelting has been leading a top-to-bottom reorganization of Roadrunner. Photo credit: Roadrunner Transportation Systems. Roadrunner Transportation Systems is reviewing “financing alternatives” as it pursues its turnaround and reorganization plan for its truckload, less-than-truckload, and logistics businesses. The company on… Source: http://www.joc.com

July 11, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: Yanni wants transparency

I travel a lot on airplanes for work.  On a recent Sunday afternoon flight, the person sitting next to me was legally blind.  His service dog was a female German shepherd named Yanni.  As we flew to the East Coast, I had plenty of time to meet Yanni, and to reflect on how Yanni might teach us all some important things about technology, people, and the businesses we serve. Jitters…

July 11, 2018
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ARM’s Own Employees Complain About Anti-RISCV Website

lkcl writes: Phoronix and The Register have an insightful look into an effort by ARM that is reminiscent of Microsoft’s “Get The Facts” campaign. RISC-V’s design is a revamp of the RISC concept that is intended from the ground up to fix the mistakes and learn from the lessons of the past 30 years. Power efficiency is 40% better than ARM or Intel. Compressed instructions reduce I-cache misses by 20-25%,…

July 11, 2018
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BrandPost: Driving M&A Integration to Completion

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity across the world has hit a 17-year-record high in the first quarter of 2018, according to a report by research firm Mergermarket. That growth is expected to increase, as corporate tax reductions in the United States fuel a number of growth investments, including M&A. Common deal structures (i.e., acquisition of like entities, carve-out and integration of like operating units) come with the expectations of integrating…

July 11, 2018
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Panama Canal: Low-sulfur fuel rule will attract new services

Panal Canal officials expect the frequency of container ship transits to increase as ocean carriers seek to mitigate rising fuel costs driven by the International Maritime Organization low-sulfur emissions rule, taking effect in 2020. (Above: A container ship transits the Panama Canal.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Two years after the opening of… Source: http://www.joc.com

July 11, 2018
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Twitter says over the next week it will adjust users’ follower counts to no longer include locked accounts, dropping Twitter’s combined follower count by ~6% (New York Times)

July 11, 2018

New York Times: Twitter says over the next week it will adjust users’ follower counts to no longer include locked accounts, dropping Twitter’s combined follower count by ~6%  —  Twitter will begin removing tens of millions of suspicious accounts from users’ followers on Thursday, signaling a major new effort … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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