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Added 9 July, 2019

InterviewPass is one of several new platforms that helps businesses run automated screening interviews for job applicants. The goal is to cut down the time to screen applicants to just a couple of days, down from weeks that it can now take to screen, schedule and conduct these interviews.

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Added 24 June, 2019

Th iPhone's iOS 13 NFC support will be useful for more than just hopping on the subway. Germany, Japan and England, are taking advantage of the upcoming software's support for Apple-approved NFC identification documents to let residents scan their ID cards and use them both online and for check-ins at international airports. You'll need to wait...

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Added 5 June, 2019

After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which collects data from U.S. Customs forms. It was the first time since 2003 that Chinese travel to the U.S. slipped from the prior...

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Added 19 May, 2019

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, to deliver a variety of small, time-critical maritime essentials to working vessels at anchorage. The maiden shore-to-ship delivery flight was made to the Swire Pacific...

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Added 12 May, 2019

Germany launched the world's first electrified truck route, using overhead power lines supplied by renewable energy sources to cut emissions significantly. The system designed by Siemens uses similar technology to that seen on electric railways in Europe to connect the hybrid trucks to the power. While operating on electricity the maximum speed...

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Added 2 May, 2019

H&M has launched a tool that lists all suppliers and factories attached to an individual product, giving consumers an unprecedented level of access and transparency to its supply chain. Available on all 47 local H&M websites, a ‘product sustainability’ button on individual product pages displays details on materials, as well as the...

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Added 22 April, 2019

A company has finally become the first to start regular drone deliveries. Wing, which is an off-shoot of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has received approval from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to start deliveries and is making the service available in three suburbs of North Canberra. Users of the service can place orders...

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Added 2 April, 2019

In China’s biggest cities, restaurants are struggling to satisfy the appetites of customers ordering food delivery through apps on their phones. That’s leading to a booming market for renting kitchen space, without tables, chairs or waiters. One shared kitchen startup, Panda Selected, plans to announce on Friday a $50 million investment from a...

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Added 16 March, 2019

"It typically takes about seven seconds for someone to make a first impression and about five to 15 minutes for a recruiter to make a decision. We want to challenge that," explains Elin Öberg Mårtenzon, chief innovation officer at TNG's office in central Stockholm. The world's first robot designed to carry out unbiased job interviews is being...

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Added 15 March, 2019

Artificial intelligence might be better at reading the body language of a shoplifter than human employees can, as suggested by a surveillance technology adopted in Japan. Tokyo-based startup VAAK has developed an AI software called ‘Vaak Eye’, which claims to spot shoplifters before they’ve taken something from a store. It’s straight out of the...