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bloomberg.com - Magan Crane - Biden Names No. 2 for Agriculture, Transportation, HHS, Interior
Biden Names No. 2 for Agriculture, Transportation, HHS, Interior
Bloomberg

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday nominated five deputies to serve in the second spots of federal agencies, rounding out leadership that can take over governing after he is inaugurated on Wednesday. The nominees, who must be confirmed by the…

phys.org - Ingrid Fadelli - The long-range transport of deconfined magnetic hedgehogs
The long-range transport of deconfined magnetic hedgehogs
Phys.org

Spintronics is an emerging area of research that aims to develop devices that transmit, process and store information leveraging the intrinsic angular momentum of electrons, known as spin. A key objective of spintronics studies is to identify…

techcrunch.com - Kirsten Korosec - The Station: CES trends and Uber plots another spinoff
The Station: CES trends and Uber plots another spinoff
TechCrunch

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter…

gothamist.com - Stephen Nessen, WNYC - Biden Nominates Polly Trottenberg, Former NYC DOT Head, To Help Run U.S. Transportation Department
Biden Nominates Polly Trottenberg, Former NYC DOT Head, To Help Run U.S. Transportation Department
Gothamist

Polly Trottenberg, who recently quit as commissioner for the New York City Department of Transportation under Mayor Bill de Blasio, has been nominated Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Transportation under the incoming Biden…

amny.com - Mark Hallum - Former NYC transportation boss Trottenberg nominated by Biden as Deputy Transportation Secretary | amNewYork
Former NYC transportation boss Trottenberg nominated by Biden as Deputy Transportation Secretary | amNewYork
am New York

Former New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg will get an appointment in President-elect Joe Biden's administration after all and will serve as Deputy Secretary of Transportation. A rung below former South Bend…

nytimes.com - Emily Badger - The Postal Service Survived the Election. But It Was Crushed by Holiday Packages.
The Postal Service Survived the Election. But It Was Crushed by Holiday Packages.
The New York Times

Early in the pandemic last spring, hard-hit parts of the U.S. Postal Service struggled to process mail on time. Then new leadership made changes in July that slowed the mail and raised fears of delays ahead of the election. Neither of those…

bloomberg.com - Ewa Krukowska - The EU Carbon Market Perks Up After Years in the Doldrums
The EU Carbon Market Perks Up After Years in the Doldrums
Bloomberg

Photographer: Science Photo Library/Alamy Sixteen years ago, Europe introduced a market based on what was then a revolutionary notion: forcing companies to cut greenhouse gas emissions by issuing credits that allow them to pollute up to a certain…

arabnews.com - {{author.name}} - Saudi Arabia and Ukraine sign air transport agreement
Saudi Arabia and Ukraine sign air transport agreement
Arab News

GACA is seeking to develop air transport in line with the latest international standards, strengthen the Kingdom's position as a global player in the civil aviation industry Saudi Arabia and Ukraine signed an air transport services deal on Monday…

independent.co.uk - Rob Merrick - Boris Johnson blames seafood exporters 'not filling in the right forms' for post-Brexit sales crash
Boris Johnson blames seafood exporters 'not filling in the right forms' for post-Brexit sales crash
The Independent

The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. To support truly independent journalism, please consider making a contribution or taking a subscription. Boris Johnson has blamed seafood exporters for…

siliconcanals.com - Editorial team - German AI scale-up Konux raises €66.3M to make railway the best mode of transportation; here's how
German AI scale-up Konux raises €66.3M to make railway the best mode of transportation; here's how
Silicon Canals

A Munich-based startup, Konux, that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to operate railway networks and minimise train delays has raised $80M (approx €66.3M) in its Series C round of funding. This round was led by impact investor Sanno…

honestversion.com - Published by : [email protected] - Drone Logistics and Transportation Marketplace Segmentation, Software, Developments, Alternative and Forecast 2019 to 2026
Drone Logistics and Transportation Marketplace Segmentation, Software, Developments, Alternative and Forecast 2019 to 2026
Honest Version

The hot document added by way of Verified Marketplace Analysis provides an in depth account of the drivers and restraints within the International Drone Logistics and Transportation Marketplace. The analysis document, titled “ International…

bloomberg.com - Brian Latham - One of Africa's Busiest Borders Closed to Control Covid Outbreak
One of Africa's Busiest Borders Closed to Control Covid Outbreak
Bloomberg

South Africa's decision to shut its land borders to most travel to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has blocked hundreds of thousands of foreigners trying to return to work after the December holidays. Beitbridge, the only legal road…

theguardian.com - Guardian staff reporter - Closure of an iconic Paris bookshop alarms French bibliophiles
Closure of an iconic Paris bookshop alarms French bibliophiles
The Guardian

Paris, a great literary city, is losing one of its most celebrated bookshops. Gibert Jeune, a popular chain, has announced it will be closing its flagship shop in the Latin Quarter in March – the latest in a series of closures and appeals…

sundayworld.co.za - 'Humble and hard-working' KZN Transport MEC passes away after battle with Covid-19
'Humble and hard-working' KZN Transport MEC passes away after battle with Covid-19
Sunday World

Johannesburg – KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has expressed shock at the passing away of Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC, Bheki Ntuli. “We are deeply shocked and extremely hurt by these developments,” he said.

nypost.com - Mark Moore - Trottenberg, former NYC transportation chief, among Biden appointments
Trottenberg, former NYC transportation chief, among Biden appointments
New York Post

Polly Trottenberg will be named as deputy secretary of Transportation by Joe Biden after his presidential inauguration. Polly Trottenberg, the former NYC transportation commissioner, has been tapped by President-elect Joe Biden to serve as deputy…

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