Communication, transportation, information technology and commerce have been inextricably intertwined since the beginning of human history, and they still remain closely related today.
“The success of the first electronic telegraph line in 1844 opened an era of modern communication in America. Before the telegraph there existed no separation between transportation and communication. Information traveled only as fast as the messenger who carried it.” — D. J. Czitrom, Media and the American Mind
This reality was even codified in the Dewey Decimal library classification system:
380 Commerce, communications, transportation
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Commerce is the activity of buying and selling of goods and services, especially on a large scale. The system includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that are in operation in any country or internationally. Thus, commerce is a system or an environment that affects the business prospects of economies. It can also be defined as a component of business which includes all activities, functions involved in transferring goods from producers to consumers. — Wikipedia
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Exporter: Russian foreign military sales on pace...
on November 18, 2019 at 7:35 pm
Despite U.S. sanctions, Russian arms sales are on pace to match 2018's export revenue of about $13.7 billion, the head of Russia's defense export company said.
U.S. Army chooses FLIR's Kobra heavy robot vehicle
on November 18, 2019 at 6:23 pm
The U.S. Army announced it has chosen the Kobra robot made by FLIR Systems Inc. for the heavy version of its Common Robotic System.
Israel's Blue Flag exercises, a meeting of F-35...
on November 18, 2019 at 5:52 pm
Israel's Blue Flag exercises, involving five countries and fifth-generation fighter planes, ended on Monday at the Ovda air base in southern Israel.
HMS Prince of Wales, Britain's newest aircraft...
on November 18, 2019 at 5:20 pm
The HMS Prince of Wales, Britain's newest aircraft carrier, arrived at its home port of Portsmouth, England, for the first time.
Lockheed Martin gets $3.3B contract for...
on November 18, 2019 at 4:38 pm
Lockheed Martin Co. was awarded a $3.3 billion contract for orbital operations, logistics and support of three U.S. Air Force satellite systems.