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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USS Ross trains with Polish frigate on Baltic Sea
on September 28, 2020 at 7:33 pm
The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross completed training exercises in the Baltic Sea with a ship of Poland's navy, the U.S. Sixth Fleet announced on Monday.
Cyberattack could trigger Article 5 response,...
on September 28, 2020 at 7:28 pm
NATO is adapting to security threats in cyberspace despite vulnerabilities exploited in the COVID-19 pandemic, Deputy Secretary Mircea Geoana said on Monday.
Despite made-at-home policy, India orders 72K...
on September 28, 2020 at 6:17 pm
India's defense ministry announced a plan to purchase U.S. military supplies on Monday, despite a policy change encouraging local manufacturing.
Integrated Battle Station upgrades finished on...
on September 28, 2020 at 5:10 pm
The last of 60 cockpit conversions of B-1B Lancer to Integrated Battle Station status, an eight-year project, has been completed, the U.S. Air Force announced.
U.S. Air Force begins NATO policing mission in...
on September 28, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Six U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter planes joined Bulgarian aircraft in a four-week air policing mission over Bulgaria, NATO announced on Monday.