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November 1, 2017

Behind the Scenes: How Boeing Built Our Latest 777F Airplane

Each Boeing 777F airplane is made of more than 3 million individual parts. And our newest 777F is a unique one. It’s part of the ecoDemonstrator program, and will be used for a series of tests to improve environmental performance and safety of future airplanes. A large range of technologies will be tested, including compact

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July 24, 2017

Botswana Students Learn Coding in Two Weeks, Turn Box Into Bot

Kamogelo and Robin live in Ramotswa, a small village outside of Gaberone, the capital of Botswana. This spring, in only two weeks, they taught themselves computer programming. Their lofty goal? Take a 42-pound box filled with robot parts and turn it into a remote-controlled robot to compete against other teams from around the world. FedEx

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June 5, 2017

Why the U.S. Needs Air Traffic Control Reform

Earlier today I joined industry leaders and policymakers at the White House to celebrate the announcement of the new Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative. During this event, leaders emphasized that we must deploy new technology, modernize procedures, add capacity, and increase productivity in order to meet future anticipated demand, maintain our global leadership in safety,

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June 5, 2017

Tech Minutes from FedEx: Sam the Robot

Meet Sam, a FedEx team member who happens to be a robot. Sam is a Savioke Relay robot used by FedEx TechConnect at FedEx Office in Manhattan. See how Sam navigates the office, helps co-workers, and can even operate elevators to run errands in this prototype testing environment. This is the first in a series

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June 1, 2017

It Pays to be a Nerd: Code Crew Teaches Kids to Create Technology

It wasn’t always cool to be a geek or a nerd, but today it pays to be.

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May 17, 2017

Have What IT Takes to Work for FedEx? We Have Jobs to Fill

Looking for an opportunity to explore new technology? Have a knack for analytics or programming? FedEx is actively looking to fill jobs.

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April 6, 2017

Programming the Future

In 1989, Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway and the portable insulin pump, generated new opportunities for students ages 6 to 18 years-old with this forward-thinking idea: “To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” Putting young people

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November 2, 2016

Why Does My Package Go Through Memphis? Answers Revealed!

Is it true that every FedEx package goes through Memphis?

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