Hashtag Trending – 3D printing and asteroids; Uber invests in Lime; FedEx Institute plans blockchain project

A California-based company plans to use 3D printing to create asteroid spacecrafts, Uber slides into the scooter business, and the FedEx Institute of Technology wants to create a blockchain platform for cancer medicine

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button - sort of. From LinkedIn:

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Looming Canada Post stoppage costing online merchants time and money

Update: Canada Post has agreed to a Canadian Union of Postal Workers 30-day extension to negotiate a new contract, meaning there will be no mail stoppage. The drawn out negotiations between Canada Post and

Published on: July 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

iPad mini launch day delayed by Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is raining on Apple Inc.’s parade when it comes for a big launch day for its new iPad mini tablet, with shipping delays to regions hit by the storm.Apple is fond

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

U.S. postal service won’t ship iPads, iPhones by air as of tomorrow

From 16 May it will not be possible to ship iPads, iPhones or laptops overseas from the U.S. using the United States Postal Service (USPS).USPS believes that lithium batteries - which featurein devicesincluding

Published on: May 15th, 2012 Karen Haslam

Canada Post strike

The Canada Post strike and lockout are over but some e-tailers say it will take a long time to recover from the damage done to their businesses. “A half-million-dollar-a-year business was reduced to

Published on: June 28th, 2011 Christine Wong

RFID to ensure timely delivery of world mail

One of the world's newest communications technologies soon will be used to track one of the oldest. The Universal Postal Union (UPU), an arm of the United Nations that coordinates international postal mail

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Stephen Lawson