Today’s Logistics Report: Freight’s Lower Gear; Warehousing’s Big Buy; Farming Under Water

U.S. freight demand appears to be downshifting just as carriers are gearing up for the summer shipping season. Comments from trucking companies and a growing…

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For Some Coders, Reskilling Involves a Mic and a Stage

Don Schuerman, chief technology officer of Pegasystems Inc., has held several roles at the software company, ranging from senior systems engineer to director of solutions…

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‘The Youth Bulge’: India Struggles to Employ an Exploding Population

SAHARANPUR, India—Amid the cacophony of India’s general election, now in full swing as up to 900 million people vote over five weeks, one note rings…

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RPT-COLUMN-Energy, employment and economic growth: Kemp

(Repeats April 11 item. The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) * Chart: tmsnrt.rs/2X0zgkX By John Kemp LONDON, April…

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Facial Recognition, Robotic Process Automation Companies Among Most-Funded AI Startups

Artificial-intelligence startups, especially facial recognition and robotic process automation companies, are attracting major investments, with one AI developer receiving total funding of $1.63 billion, according…

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White-Collar Robots Are Coming for Jobs

Amelia works at the online and phone-in help desks at the Swedish bank SEB. Blond and blue-eyed, she has a confident bearing softened by a…

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Breakingviews – Review: The hollowing out of white-collar work

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters Breakingviews) – The robot that comes for your job might be called Poppy. Or Amelia. The former helps process insurance contracts at…

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Perfecting Crops With AI-Powered Indoor Farms

Italian confectionery group Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, has a hazelnut problem: Production has declined significantly over the past 10 years. Roughly 70% of hazelnuts…

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Quanergy Builds on Success of Cross-Industry Applications of LiDAR for 2019 Growth |

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 7, 2019–Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of solid state LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, today announced…

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Robots Head for the Fields

Americans like their berries. They consume more than 8 pounds of fresh strawberries a year per person, almost twice as much as 15 years ago,…

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