Uber hires Coca-Cola veteran Rebecca Messina as its first chief marketing officer (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

September 10, 2018

Catherine Shu / TechCrunch: Uber hires Coca-Cola veteran Rebecca Messina as its first chief marketing officer  —  Uber announced today that it has hired Coca-Cola veteran Rebecca Messina to serve as its chief marketing officer.  Messina is the first person to hold that title at Uber and will work with its international marketing teams … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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What Next for U.S.-India Military Ties?

This week, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with their Indian counterparts, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, reaching a number of new defense-related agreements…

September 10, 2018
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Intel acquires San Jose-based NetSpeed Systems, which it had invested in previously, for better tools to make system-on-a-chip designs (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

September 10, 2018

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Intel acquires San Jose-based NetSpeed Systems, which it had invested in previously, for better tools to make system-on-a-chip designs  —  Intel today is announcing another acquisition as it continues to pick up talent and IP to bolster its next generation of computing chips beyond legacy PCs. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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AMD Debuts Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X For Prebuilt PCs

AMD announced two new second-generation Ryzen CPUs this morning. From a report: The Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X bring Precision Boost 2 and XFR 2 to quad-core Ryzens without integrated graphics, but there’s a catch: these chips appear to be available exclusively to system integrators and OEMs for use in prebuilt systems. AMD is debuting the Ryzen 5 2500X in cooperation with Acer in the form of the…

September 10, 2018
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At-cost Southeast US pool on the road to solving chassis conundrum

Chassis has been called the shipping industry’s conundrum, and with good reason. Providing a basic piece of equipment seems simple enough. Yet the issue has taxed US ports and railroad terminals for at least a decade, causing cargo disruptions, delays, and complaints about poor equipment. (Above: Savannah has room for… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 10, 2018
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