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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- Retail trade group predicts record holiday sales...on October 27, 2021 at 7:54 pm
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- Houston Texans owner Cal McNair apologizes for...on October 27, 2021 at 6:53 pm
Cal McNair, the owner of the NFL's Houston Texans, issued an apology for using an anti-Asian slur to describe the coronavirus pandemic at a charity event in Houston.
- Texas judge rules in favor of Southwest Airline's...on October 27, 2021 at 5:52 pm
A federal judge sided with Southwest Airlines as it plans to mandate that its employees be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, a requirement that is in line with the federal vaccine mandate.
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