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  • Twelve irrepressible technologies now reinventing your life and work

    DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W. Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries. A...
  • Voting rules, gay marriage, other issues await Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...
  • E-cigarettes create quandry for health insurers, policymakers

    Are e-cigarettes, the popular battery-powered devices marketed as a smoking alternative, tobacco products? How government regulators, insurance companies and customers each answer that question is key to deciding whether e-cigarette users will face...
  • Factbox: Key business-related cases before the U.S. Supreme Court

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's new term is due to begin on Monday. Between then and the end of June, the justices are set to hear oral arguments and issue rulings in a number of important business-related cases. Here is a list of some of those...
  • Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs

    Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs
    Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution. Israel's first freight pickup awaited in La Mirada, about 60 miles...
  • China says to 'fully liberalize' domestic courier market, details unclear

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China said it would ease restrictions on foreign couriers seeking to deliver packages nationwide, potentially increasing competition in a fast-growing business already marked by bruising price wars. The State Council, or...
  • FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton

    FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton
    FedEx Ground plans to finish construction of a new 200,000-square-foot distribution center near Langley Speedway next September, the company confirmed. The 22-acre site at 61 Floyd Thompson Drive in Langley Research and Development Park is close to...
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham

    Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham
    A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said. UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...
  • UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified

    UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified
    Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself. The victims in...
  • U.S. blames pilot errors, fatigue for 2013 UPS plane crash in Alabama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fatal crash of a United Parcel Service Inc cargo plane at an Alabama airport last year resulted from pilot errors that caused it to clip trees and slam into the ground just short of the runway, the National Transportation Safety...
  • Alibaba, set for U.S. IPO, delivering boost to China's parcel services

    When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...