Meet the gargantuan air freighter that looks like a whale

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Passenger aircraft are built in sections around the world then assembled in various locations, so how do you transport huge parts like wings and fuselages? Meet the super-transporters – giant planes for giant jobs. Source: BBC Technology of Business Date: April 6th, 2018 Link: Discussion 1) “why not simply build everything in one place to do away… Read more »

10 new open source projects to watch

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Discussion: Black Duck Software, a company that helps automate the management, governance, and security of free and open-source software, recently announced its 2010 open-source “Rookies of the Year” list.  Evaluating the popularity of each open-source project and using a weighted scoring system, it named ten winners, including number one on the list Diaspora, an open-source… Read more »

Click and Save: Coupons? Who’d have thought?

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Groupon, one of the fastest-growing companies on the web, is reinventing web advertising.  For broadcasting discounts to its subscribers – such as 50% off a manicure-pedicure if 100 people sign up  – Groupon receives half of whatever the merchant brings.   Businesses on average collect only about 25% of what they would normally make, yet they… Read more »

Intel invests $23 million in three Indian firms

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    Description: EE Times article link meant to stimulate discussion about the B2B technology companies and an indication of financial magnitude.  The companies that received a portion of the $23 million from Intel were: One97 Communications Pvt. Ltd., an independent provider of telecom-managed value added services in India. The firm’s existing investors also participated in the… Read more »