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Will Driver-less Cars Hurt Passenger Rail?

A study projects that self-driving cars could have an adverse effect on rail passenger ridership, reducing it by 40 percent.

The study by the Boston Consulting Group, titled “Will Autonomous Vehicles Derail Trains?” suggests that in some communities trains could be replaced by self-driving motor vehicles. 469 more words

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Report Claims That Autonomous Cars Will Hurt Passenger Rail; Others Aren't So Sure About That

A study projects that self-driving cars could have an adverse effect on rail passenger ridership, reducing it by 40 percent.

The study by the Boston Consulting Group, titled “Will Autonomous Vehicles Derail Trains?” suggests that in some communities trains could be replaced by self-driving motor vehicles. 471 more words

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Indian manufacturing growth at 13-month high in August | Reuters

Indian factory activity expanded at its fastest pace since mid-2015 in August, helped by surging new orders, while only modest price increases should give the central bank scope to ease policy further, a survey showed. 330 more words

Economics

Summer 2016 Highlights

Eclecta had an incredible summer season – from weddings and celebrations, corporate parties and circus shows, to spectacular venues and stunning sceneries, we’ve truly enjoyed playing for all of you! 11 more words

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Digital payments industry in India grow $500 bn by 2020

By 2020, the size of digital payments industry in India will be $500 billion contributing 15 percent to India’s GDP says ‘Digital Payments 2020… 60 more words

Technology

Economist Daily Chart: Measuring Well-Being

Interesting if somewhat predictable:

HOW do you measure the well-being of a country’s citizens? Looking at wealth alone is clearly not enough: oil-rich states in the Middle East may have the highest levels of GDP per person yet they lag behind the West in terms of civil rights, education and a host of other quantifiable (and desirable) measures.

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How to Revitalize Schools With Tech

When Adam Miller sent his children to public school in Los Angeles, he realized just how behind the times the institution was in terms of its technology. 895 more words

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