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Innovation Inc: How the ‘Amazon effect’ has reached the Washington Post

The “Amazon effect” is no longer segmented to the retail industry. The disruption the e-commerce giant caused in the sector is now reflective of the change happening across industries, with many companies using Amazon as a model for how to pursue digital transformation. Washington Post’s chief information officer Shailesh Prakash […]
Innovation Inc: How the ‘Amazon effect’ has reached the Washington Post
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Honeywell’s ‘smart’ thermostats had a big server outage and a key feature stopped working entirely — and customers were furious

Honeywell had a big server outage, and its smart, internet-connected thermostats were not working as intended. Customers were unable to control their heating via the Honeywell app as promised. However, Honeywell says that affected thermostats are still working to control heating and cooling – they’re just under manual control, like […]
Honeywell’s ‘smart’ thermostats had a big server outage and a key feature stopped working entirely — and customers were furious
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Getting internet while flying can be a nightmare, but that may be about to change

Inflight WiFi has been a recent and increasingly important development in air travel. Aircraft-based WiFi has gone through several generations of technology over the past decade. WiFi tech has gone from low-bandwidth satellite-based systems to ground-based systems, and now back to high capacity satellite-based tech such as GX Aviation, Gogo […]
Getting internet while flying can be a nightmare, but that may be about to change
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Your retirement plan probably funds nuclear weapons — here are the top 20 biggest companies and their investors

A new report highlights private investments in companies that work on nuclear weapons systems. The report, called “Don’t Bank on the Bomb,” includes data from major retirement funds, pensions, and other publicly disclosed investments from January 2014 through October 2017. Peace organisations behind the report aim to encourage “divesting from […]
Your retirement plan probably funds nuclear weapons  —  here are the top 20 biggest companies and their investors