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March 18, 2015

World’s Coolest Video Game?

FedEx Flight Simulation and Safety

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March 30, 2015

Perspectives on a Connected World

At FedEx, we believe in making connections. We also believe that connections can change the world. Access to virtual networks such as high-speed internet and other digital technologies is opening up possibilities and opportunities for people around the globe. The same goes for access to physical networks, including those that FedEx makes available to customers

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March 25, 2015

Collaborative Consumption: Is the Sharing Economy Here to Stay?

If you had mentioned Uber or Airbnb in a conversation a few years ago, there’s a good chance no one would have had any idea what you were talking about. Today, those two companies — and others such as Lyft, Lending Tree, and TaskRabbit — have become household names. And Rachel Botsman says this first

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March 23, 2015

Jugaad: Is Frugality a Pathway to Innovation?

In 2013, India launched a spacecraft to orbit Mars. Total cost for the project (which has been a rousing success): $74.3 million. That’s less than one-tenth of what NASA spent on its Mars space orbiter — and less than the total budget of the 2013 sci-fi blockbuster Gravity. How did India do it on such

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March 19, 2015

Exportunity.com: Unlocking Economic Opportunity Throughout Africa

Here’s an eye-opening stat: Up to 70 percent of African crops are wasted because farmers lack a way to connect with buyers. Here’s another: There are 700 million mobile phones in use throughout Africa, but only 200 million of them are smartphones. Those numbers provided Benin native Vital Sounouvou with an idea. What if he

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March 18, 2015

The Gathering: Educational Equality in the Community

The Gathering 2015 brought together more than 400 of Teach For America’s black staff members from across the United States. Although I’ve been on staff for a number of years, this was my first time attending the event, and it was a deeply powerful experience to connect with professionals within TFA’s Black community from many

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March 16, 2015

Fuel Sustainability: Simple Adjustments Save Millions

Working with the Fuel Sense team has been an eye opening experience. First of all, the knowledge of the individuals on the team is paramount. Just learning how very simple adjustments to our procedures can save millions is astonishing to me. Throughout my career, I have managed in many areas that have a direct impact

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March 11, 2015

Not lei-ing down on the job

All-night scramble brings special flowers just in time for historic tribute.

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March 10, 2015

We Didn’t Let Their Cookies Crumble

The first time Laurie Suriff and Collins Tuohy met, magic happened. “I started making cookies out of my home in 2006,” Suriff says.

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