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Added 23 June, 2018

From the PwC website: "At PwC, we’re always seeking unique ways to improve the financial wellness of our people. We want to make sure you get your career off to a financially healthy start. To do so, PwC is offering a new employee benefit to help reduce your student loan debt. PwC is the first in the industry to offer this type of benefit....

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Added 21 June, 2018

Enterprise Holdings Inc., the nation’s largest car renter, is making a foray into self-driving — albeit gingerly. The privately held company will manage the upkeep and servicing of autonomous vehicles in an upcoming ride-hailing fleet designed by startup Voyage. It’s a small deal, involving about 12 vehicles. But the partnership gives...

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Added 20 June, 2018

When Leversey Henry gets ready for work, he turns to his phone. He uses an on-demand staffing app to look for available shifts in his area. But not in just one industry and not just driving or delivery. “We’ve done warehouse; I’ve done some product marketing, as well as event coordination.” Henry answered questions on the app regarding...

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Added 19 June, 2018

By some estimations, cryptocurrency is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 46 percent through to 2025. One limiting factor to the faster expansion of cryptocurrencies has been the inability to purchase, convert or sell the currency in real time. Now, tech company Virtual Crypto Technologies is introducing the NetoBit ATM, a...

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Added 18 June, 2018

Tracking down contaminated food has historically been a messy affair, sometimes taking retailers and food companies weeks to learn exactly what products they need to pull from store shelves. “Imagine if we could pinpoint with certainty within minutes, not days,” mused Frank Yiannas, one of Walmart’s top food safety executives, in a recent video...

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Added 15 June, 2018

While Amazon, an American company, has put out numerous promotional videos on its drone-delivery plans, it will not start commercial operations until at least 2020. Meanwhile, JD.com has spent the past year building a real drone-delivery network covering 100 villages in rural China with 40 drones. Zhangwei currently receives a couple of drops...

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Added 12 June, 2018

At Muten Kura Sushi, in Japan, diners can be fooled into thinking that everything is pretty standard. After all, conveyer belt sushi has been around since the fifties. If you were to look behind the scenes, however, you’d see something truly remarkable. At this restaurant, there are no trained sushi chefs – and no dish washers either. Instead,...

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Added 8 June, 2018

All the merchants and airport terminals at Brisbane International Airport are accepting various digital assets such as bitcoin core, dash, bitcoin cash, ethereum, nem, and steem making it the friendliest cryptocurrency airport in the world.

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Added 7 June, 2018

Spyce is a Boston-based restaurant, backed by Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud and founded by MIT graduates. The newly-opened establishment uses robots to produce healthy fast food at affordable prices. All bowls include ingredients such as roasted chicken, sautéed kale, balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts and pomegranate seeds. The prices are...

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Added 6 June, 2018

Rene Konrad earns bonus miles from four airlines, plus loyalty points from six retailers and credit cards. But the one loyalty program he is most excited about now offers him something different: digital coins. Before he jumps on the train to Zurich most mornings, Konrad grabs a bottle of Caffe Lattesso. The 41-year-old can get about 12...