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VSC expands its rail offer with a new service to Uzbekistan - port.today...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/russia
Vostochanya Stevedoring Company (VSC), belonging to Russias leading container terminal operator Global Ports and operating one of the largest container facilities in the Russian Far East at the Vostochny port, has launched a container rail service to Uzbekistan.
By PortToday on 2018-04-24 13:05 UTC
Bitcoin value is on the verge of another 'price explosion', according to cryptocurrency experts...
Bitcoin is primed for another "price explosion" that could see the cryptocurrency's value soar to even greater levels than it experienced in 2017, according to analysts. The price predictions come amid significant gains across cryptocurrency m
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 12:06 UTC
America is facing a housing shortage — here's why more people aren't selling their homes...
There are two reasons why existing homeowners have become prisoners in their own castles the rate lock-in effect and the seller's prisoner's dilemma.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 12:00 UTC
Kalmar launches AGV on Li-ion battery - port.today...
Today, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is introducing an innovative fully automated guided vehicle (AGV) for transporting containers between quayside and landside operations. The new Kalmar FastCharge AGV will be officially launched at the TECH TOC Conference within the TOC Asia taking place 24-25 April
By PortToday on 2018-04-24 11:01 UTC
Piraeus used by Chinese criminal firms to smuggle imports - port.today...
The European Union and Italian authorities are investigating a large-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via the port of Piraeus.
By PortToday on 2018-04-24 11:00 UTC
Amazon Gets Huge Subsidies to Provide Good Jobs — but It's a Top Employer of SNAP Recipients in at Least Five States...
In Arizona, new data suggests that 1 in 3 Amazon's own employees depend on SNAP to put food on the table. Later this year, Amazon will begin accepting grocery orders from customers using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal anti-poverty program formerly known as food stamps.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-22 18:50 UTC
Bitcoin Processor Coinbase Bans WikiLeaks Shop, Refuses to Provide Explanation...
Cryptocurrency payment processor Coinbase has banned the WikiLeaks Shop without providing them with any explanation, an action reminiscent of the previous PayPal blockade against the publisher which drew intense backlash. The Gateway Pundit spoke to someo
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-21 04:43 UTC
Ripple Surges Amid Coinbase Discussions and Bank Trials...
The jump comes after renewed suggestions that XRP could join wallet and exchange platform Coinbase. Ripple’s chief market strategist, Cory Johnson, told CNBC last week that the developers had held discussions with the exchange about future adoption, adding that the token is “absolutely” not a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-20 20:06 UTC
Antwerp joins forces to deal with barge congestion - port.today...
The port of Antwerp barge congestion will be addressed with the help of a roadmap of structural measures accepted yesterday by all parties involved in the regional container barge transportation.
By PortToday on 2018-04-20 15:55 UTC
GasBuddy: With gas prices this high, it's no wonder Trump is concerned...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/oil_prices
The surge in gas prices coming from higher crude oil prices means OPEC is cancelling out the gains of U.S. consumers from a tax break, GasBuddy said Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-20 14:23 UTC
Bitcoin Is The Religion, But Ripple Would Pack Higher Return...
Bitcoin is the religion for the cryptocurrencies and for the Blockchain technology, but Ripple is the coin which is making the most of the integration-apparently. There is a reason why Ripple has more potential for investors.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-20 13:31 UTC
Amazon Filed Patent to De-Anonymize Bitcoin Transactions...
Dark City Crypto reports that in 2014, Amazon applied for a patent that would help de-anonymize cryptocurrency transactions. They would then sell that information to law enforcement and government agencies. Although Bitcoin was never meant to be totally p
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 23:27 UTC
Philadelphia terminal operator to use Maersk-IBM blockchain solution - port.today...
Holt Logistics has become the first independent port operator in the northeastern United States to adopt the global trade platform based on the blockchain technology developed by Maersk and IBM.
By PortToday on 2018-04-19 13:24 UTC
Lawsuit Against Google Alleges Discrimination Against Whites, Asians, Conservatives...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/google
With the addition of three more plaintiffs, the lawsuit seems to be gaining steam.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 07:35 UTC
Regulators should be ready to 'break up' tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/
INTERNATIONAL and national regulators should consider breaking up tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon to end their effective monopolies over some of the world's most lucrative markets, according to Sir Vince Cable.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 07:35 UTC
Amazon reveals it has more than 100 million Prime members...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/amazon
For the first time ever, the has shared how many Amazon Prime members it has.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 07:34 UTC
Why Roku Stock Just Gave Back Its Gains...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/netflix
One day after ESPN helped Roku score a touchdown, Best Buy and Amazon are forcing a fumble.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 07:31 UTC
Citigroup is looking to staff up its anti-money laundering unit with bitcoin pros...
Citigroup is looking to staff up a unit of the bank looking at money laundering risk. Two job ads describe a bitcoin certification as a plus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-17 21:23 UTC
Security against cargo flows at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia - port.today...
Russian stevedoring companies, following the notifications of the respective port authorities, have begun informing their clients that they suspend handling dangerous goods of all classes from 25 May till 25 July, due to increased security measures imposed by the Russian government for the period
By PortToday on 2018-04-17 14:45 UTC
T-Mobile will pay $40 million for failing to fix rural calls...
T-Mobile has agreed to pay (PDF) the FCC $40 million for failing to fix ongoing call failures for rural customers. The carrier previously claimed that it had resolved the problem, but the Commission kept getting complaints about calls that weren't go.
By ceres on 2018-04-17 00:16 UTC
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