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BIG TECH IN TRANSPORTATION: Strategies legacy players can deploy to limit the threat to their market position

By Anne workforce / November 21, 2019

This is a preview of The Big Tech in Transportation research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. To check to see if you already have access to Business Insider Intelligence through your company, click here. Big tech companies — specifically Google-parent Alphabet, Apple, and Amazon — have their eyes set on the transportation space, […]

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From aging dinosaurs to failed startups, these are 13 of the biggest tech companies that went under in the 2010s

By Anne workforce / November 8, 2019

The 2010s saw booming growth across the tech industry, but some companies didn’t survive the decade. Many of the companies that went under in the past decade were aging dinosaurs that couldn’t adjust to changes brought about by new technology. Other high-profile casualties included startups who raised hundreds of millions in venture capital before ultimately […]

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This LG portable air conditioner is on sale at Walmart — save $80

By Anne workforce / July 12, 2019

TL;DR: You can get a powerful, factory reconditioned LG 8,000 BTU portable air conditioner for $219 — $80 off its usual price tag.  You probably noticed summer’s arrival a while ago if you’re one of the unlucky ones without central air conditioning, thanks to sweltering temperatures heating up your home. If you’re not feeling up […]

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Nissan’s idea for a better ice cream truck: Make it electric

By Anne workforce / June 22, 2019

Instead of gas-powered ice cream vans that require generators, Nissan built a prototype with electric batteries for rechargeable, renewable soft-serve. The e-NV200 all-electric van came out last year, but this week, for UK Clean Air Day, Nissan unveiled how it could be modified to transport, deliver, and chill ice cream. Solar power for your ice […]

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Lyft drivers in electric cars can charge up for free

By Anne workforce / June 22, 2019

To encourage ride-sharing drivers to offer “green” rides, Lyft is offering its drivers in Portland, Oregon free electric vehicle charging. Starting in July, drivers who use plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicles on the Lyft platform can use Portland General Electric charging stations — at no cost. There are currently five stations across the region, each […]

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