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Potholes to be Expected

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U.S. President Donald Trump says his infrastructure plan “will spur the biggest and boldest infrastructure investment in American history.” Considering the Global Infrastructure Hub’s (GI Hub) current predictions, investment is sorely needed. However, Trump’s proposal might not go far enough. …

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The Growing Weight of Amazon’s Logistics Costs

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Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a delivery service in the next few weeks that would put the e-commerce giant in direct competition with FedEx and UPS. Thus far, despite operating an elaborate network of fulfillment, sortation and delivery centers, Amazon has ceded control over …

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The Phones Emitting the Most Radiation

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For most people nowadays, their smartphone is within arm’s reach 24 hours a day. It’s in their pocket while they’re at work, it’s in their hand on the train ride home and it’s on their bedside table as they go to sleep. With …

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America’s Most Congested Cities

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Morning and evening rush hour means one thing in America’s biggest cities: sitting bumper to bumper in traffic for hours on end. That’s hardly a surprise considering the fact that 86 percent of commutes in the U.S. are done by car and …

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Twitter Posted Its First Ever Profit in Q4 2017

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Despite flat user growth and modest (but better than expected) revenue gains, Twitter posted its first ever quarterly profit in Q4 2017. Having gotten used to bad news from the company that has struggled with lackluster user growth and monetization issues since its IPO …

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