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 nanosatellite launch delayed for further...
on November 19, 2018 at 6:34 pm
A U.S. Navy ultra-high frequency nanosatellite designed for polar communications scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base was delayed Monday for further inspection, SpaceX said. […]
Army awards CACI International $413M for Trojan...
on November 19, 2018 at 5:44 pm
CACI International has been awarded a $413 million contract to support ground-based intelligence and communications systems within the Army's Trojan Strong program. […]
Japan awards Northrop Grumman contract for E-2D...
on November 19, 2018 at 5:31 pm
The government of Japan is awarding Northrop Grumman Systems $32.7 million for long-lead parts and equipment for Japan E-2D radar aircraft. […]
Lockheed awarded contract for construction of...
on November 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Lockheed Martin has been awarded $282 million for design and materials for four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant ships and associated weapons and equipment for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. […]
Crude oil prices test recent lows
on November 19, 2018 at 4:18 pm
Crude oil prices were lower Monday morning at the start of a holiday-shortened week that will see reduced volum […]