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Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever

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Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever

Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever The rate of passenger fatalities has declined yet again in the last decade, accelerating a long-term trend swise — It has never been safer to fly on commercial airlines, according to a new study by an MIT professor that tracks the continued decrease in passenger fatalities around the globe. The study finds that between 2008 and 2017, airline passenger fatalities fell significantly compared to the previous decade, as measured per individual passenger boardings -- essentially the aggregate number of passengers. Globally, that rate is now one death per 7.9 million passenger boardings,...

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Artificial evolution of an industry

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Artificial evolution of an industry

Artificial evolution of an industry Credit: Photos courtesy of Fabindia Through more than 200 successful retail locations, Fabindia has demonstrated that traditional handwoven fabrics have modern applications.  Newswise — A research team from the University of Delaware and the Indian Institute of Management took a deeper look into the newly emerging domain of "forward-looking" business strategies and found that firms have far more ability to actively influence the future of their markets than once thought.Through a decade-long field study of Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd. (Fabindia), India's largest retailer for handloom and handcrafted products, the authors mapped the evolutionary processes --...

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Mintos Launches Mobile App for Investors

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Mintos Launches Mobile App for Investors

Mintos Launches Mobile App for Investors   A brand new app is focused on increased service accessibility, enhanced security features and faster insight delivery for investors on Mintos -  making the fastest growing alternative investment solution in Europe even more convenient. February 20, 2020. In response to the demands of clients and the rapidly growing industry of investing in loans, Mintos is expanding its range of services by launching a mobile application for Android and iOS. Mintos mobile app was developed with a deep focus on the research of existing client approach to investing and the possibilities of the smartphone as an access tool. Having gone through...

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Warehouse Automation Needs This Software to Reach Its Full Value

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Warehouse Automation Needs This Software to Reach Its Full Value

Warehouse Automation Needs This Software to Reach Its Full Value     Analyst insight: In today’s increasingly automated warehouses, managers are placing a greater emphasis on warehouse execution system (WES) software — the underlying platform that ensures automation technologies and labor are synchronized and optimized in real time within the distribution center and outside systems.  Today, orders are smaller, order-to-delivery cycles are shorter, and distribution centers are busier. As a result, they require highly dynamic, real-time workflows. DC leaders are investing in automation to help them make the transformation to “wave-less” or “order-streaming” — where workflow is planned as orders are...

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Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont

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Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont

Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont If you needed more proof that Tesla is going to make its own battery cells, we’ve now learned that Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont and designing its own equipment to produce the cells. For a few months now, Tesla has been rumored to be working on making its own battery cells for its electric vehicles. It started with the acquisition of Maxwell, a supercapacitor manufacturer with some battery cell technology, and later at its annual shareholder’s meeting, Tesla all but confirmed that it’s going...

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