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 to activate first CMV-22B tilt-rotor...
on December 17, 2018 at 9:43 pm
The Navy on Monday announced it held a ceremony to establish of its first squadron of CMV-22B tilt-rotor cargo aircraft, starting the transition from the C-2A Greyhound. […]
Navy contracts Austal for next two littoral...
on December 17, 2018 at 6:53 pm
Austal has been awarded contracts for the construction of two Independence-class littoral combat ships, LCS 36 and 38, which are expected to cost up to $584 million each. […]
Lockheed contracted for three LRASM missiles
on December 17, 2018 at 6:42 pm
The U.S. Air Force has issued a $10.3 million contract to Lockheed Martin for production of three Long Range Anti-ship Missiles, expected for delivery in 2020. […]
Oshkosh contracted for FMTV vehicles for U.S. Army
on December 17, 2018 at 5:40 pm
Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $30.4 million for procurement of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles series of tactical trucks. […]
Oil prices little changed as bearishness lingers
on December 17, 2018 at 3:05 pm
Crude oil prices were slightly higher Monday morning, barely recovering a small part of the losses from a 2 percent decline on Friday. […]