Articles by author: Claire Bendig

Will LiDAR be the Breakthrough for Autonomous Vehicles?

LiDAR technology is rapidly becoming more popular in the development of autonomous cars. LiDAR – light detection and ranging – is a detection system that measures distance through pulsed laser light. The laser light reflects off a target sensor and the time it takes for the laser to return is measured through wavelengths that can […]

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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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Will LiDAR be the Breakthrough for Autonomous Vehicles?
February 13, 2019

LiDAR technology is rapidly becoming more popular in the development of autonomous cars. LiDAR – light detection and ranging – is a detection system that measures distance through pulsed laser light. The laser light reflects off a target sensor and the time it takes for the laser to return is measured through wavelengths that can […]

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What to Check Out at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
February 7, 2019

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting its annual meeting to offer more than 120 scientific sessions to grow awareness about different specialized fields. The meeting will be taking place on Feb. 14-17 in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme is Science Transcending Boundaries. Ideologies and solutions will be pushed as different […]

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Inside the Connection Between Business Success and Water
February 5, 2019

The data on water scarcity is sobering and shortages are increasingly linked to natural and human-made causes. Water-saving innovations are coming out in an attempt to conserve the earth’s most natural resource. Technologies range from household items, to landscaping, to state wide conservational methods. The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since then, California has […]

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What the Davos Summit Told Us About Global Energy
January 30, 2019

The Davos Summit, a top tier World Economic Forum-hosted event in Davos, Switzerland, connected chief officers from major companies, politicians from all around the world and distinguished members of academia. The summit fueled innovative ideas regarding the state of energy. Extreme weather, the ongoing debate on climate change, and natural disasters topped the list of global […]

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Why You Won’t Be Able to Avoid Virtual Reality for Much Longer
January 23, 2019

Virtual reality experiences are growing more popular in different industries to enhance customer experiences. Restaurants, sports, theaters, service industries and even non-profits are using VR to create more excitement and understanding of companies’ values. According to TechCrunch, Lyft has starting exploring ways to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality into their rides. Several patent applications […]

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What to Expect from NRF 2019
January 7, 2019

NRF 2019 begins this Sunday at the Javits Center in New York City. As the world’s largest retail conference and expo, exhibitors span the entire business universe and attendees can expect to make connections with a diverse group of companies. The conference will provide brands an opportunity to collaborate and create. Main Themes This year’s […]

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The State That is Charting A New Course for American Energy
December 21, 2018

Colorado is working to become a world leader in clean energy storage. The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is supporting a “green bank” that will use private dollars to spur investment in clean-energy projects. The nonprofit Colorado Clean Energy Fund will draw on the success of institutions in other states such as New York Green Bank […]

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The Gifts That Go Back: The Numbers Behind Holiday Returns
December 17, 2018

With holiday gift shopping in full swing, retailers can count on plenty of returns. Gifts of ill-fitting sweaters and duplicate games ensure that returns will be a popular sight in the weeks following the holidays. Challenges For The Retailer For retailers, returns can make the holiday shopping craze trickle into the new year. According to […]

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Why Delivery Apps Are Changing More Than Menus At Restaurants
December 11, 2018

In this technological day and age, there is no stopping the rapid change of the restaurant industry. The feeling of instant gratification is prevalent in all walks of human interaction, whether it is dating apps that instantly match people with a compatible partner or medical pages that diagnose patients with a simple survey. The restaurant […]

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