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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Navy awards Sikorsky $1.1B for 12 King Stallion...
on May 20, 2019 at 1:39 pm
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or...
on May 19, 2019 at 3:16 pm
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U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez...
on May 17, 2019 at 3:13 pm
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Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering,...
on May 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm
Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force. […]
Lockheed Martin awarded $12.7M for post-delivery...
on May 17, 2019 at 12:45 pm
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $12.7 million contract for the USS St. Louis, a littoral combat ship, for post-delivery support. […]