UPS has opened a new 30,000-square-meter, advanced technology package sorting and delivery hub outside Paris in Corbeil-Essonnes/Évry. The new Paris Hub facility, which employs nearly 1000 people, facilitates cross-border trade and enhances package delivery service in the Île-de-France area. “This $100 million advanced technology facility spans four soccer fields. And it’s the single biggest investment UPS has ever made in France,” said Nando Cesarone, president of UPS International. “With modernisation and growth initiatives like this new Paris Hub, UPS is helping businesses in Europe – small and large – connect with customers faster and with greater efficiency. Placed at a strategic point in Europe, the building is as modern as it is efficient. “UPS’s enhancements to its European network combined with leading technology help us plug France into the global trade arena. We are especially grateful for the business-minded … [Read more...] about UPS opens $100mn Advanced Technology Paris Hub
It's illegal in 47 states, but too many people are addicted. It's restricted in 15 states, but it happens in broad daylight and hardly anyone gets caught in the act. It's condemned even by some of the people who do it. With that in mind, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has been studying how to minimize the driving distractions that kill 3,500 people and injure 390,000 in U.S. crashes every year. What they found, in a study presented Wednesday, is that automakers aren't necessarily the best at deciding what to install in their vehicles."What we've been studying for the last three or four years is the explosion to technology in the vehicle -- hundreds of buttons, touch screens, gesture controls, heads-up displays, voice commands," said David Strayer, the author of the study. "Our concern is that in many cases the driver will assume that if it's put in the vehicle, and it's enabled to be used while the vehicle's in motion, then it must be safe. That's just simply not true."The … [Read more...] about Distracted driving: In-car technology complicates deadly, addictive issue
Rachel Premack, provided by Published 2:48 pm, Friday, June 29, 2018 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Generation Z is the most ethnically-diverse and largest generation in American history. They're often cast as anti-social, technology-addicted, or "social justice warriors." From talking to 104 teenagers nationwide, Business Insider discovered what makes today's teens stressed out, happy, curious, and connected. Generation Z is the most ethnically-diverse and largest generation in American history. Recommended Video: Now Playing: As 4,000 VIP guests gather at the World Government Summit in Dubai to discuss everything from business, politics and technology, Inspire Middle East brings to you exclusive interviews with two of the most illuminating personalities on the ground. Will.I.Am on music, technology and education: World-famous producer and musician, will.i.am is also a passionate tech entrepreneur. After his company built an Artificial Intelligence operating … [Read more...] about Gen Zs never watch TV, are stressed about Snapchat, and are concerned that technology has ruined their mental health — here’s what it’s REALLY like to be a teen in 2018
Published June 29, 2018 Markets Motley Fool Facebook Twitter Comments Print The embrace of technology by healthcare practices has lagged many industries, but healthcare providers are slowly discovering that the best way to meet the challenging demands associated with a larger and longer-living population is technology. Can blockchain, wearables, virtual reality, and telehealth revolutionize patients' experiences in the future? In this segment from Industry Focus: Healthcare, host Kristine Harjes is joined by Motley Fool contributor Todd Campbell to discuss how innovative companies like Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC) are transforming how patients receive healthcare. Continue Reading Below A full transcript follows the video. 10 stocks we like better than WalmartWhen investing geniuses David and Tom Gardner have a stock tip, it can pay to listen. After all, the newsletter they have run for over a decade, the Motley Fool Stock Advisor, has tripled the market.* David … [Read more...] about Can Technology Close the Growing Gap Between Healthcare Supply and Demand?
KOLKATA: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology launched a central placement website -makautplacement.com to assist engineering students to bag a placement and join training programs. “In the website there biodata of students will be uploaded. Along with it their expertise in relative domain, the training received by the student, their score in semester examinations, special skill, the year of study and discipline will be mentioned,” said vice-chancellor of MAKAUT , Saikat Maitra. The VC added that several Small and Medium Scale Enterprise who can’t attend the placements over fund crunch will be able to employ students by looking at the website. “These SMEs and MSEs can directly approach the students looking at their location and make offers. Even the students can be globally placed. This is a supplementary support which we are offering along with the placements at various private engineering colleges in Bengal. Moreover, there are several … [Read more...] about Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology launches central placement website MAKAUT