As the use of technology in cars continues to grow at a rapid pace, tech companies are moving to expand products and services to the automotive supply chain.
2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.
The U.S. government is making a big push for pharma traceability, hoping to quell the amount of counterfeit drugs imported into the country. But that’s no easy feat in such a huge supply chain.
Tesla recently released solar tiles that offer an alternative to solar panels and traditional roofing shingles, providing an aesthetic and technical improvement to appeal to wider audiences.
From the end of globalization to a surge in raw material prices, analysts have a lot to say about the Trump presidency. The overwhelming consensus, though, is that we just don’t know how Trump’s first term will play out.
The debacle over Samsung’s overheating flagship phone is far from over. More than a month after its initial recall of the Galaxy Note 7 due to reports of exploding batteries, Samsung announced that it is completely stopping production and sales of the smartphone. Users were also advised to switch off their devices and return them for a refund or exchange for another Samsung phone. Analysts estimate that company losses as a result of this could amount to US $2.8 billion, potentially wiping out the mobile division’s operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2016.
Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast. Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina. The Flooding, high winds, and serious rainfall have killed over 280 people in Haiti, and one in Florida.
Nokia was one of the most popular mobile phone companies in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. The company used to be ubiquitous, doing business in more than 150 countries, employing 61,656 people, and taking in revenues of around US $14.28B.