Posts Tagged ‘growth’

Asian postal services adapt to post-mail era

Adapt or die: A worker placing inbound parcels on a conveyor belt for coding at the sorting section of the Singapore Post (SingPost) ecommerce logistics centre in Singapore. With traditional mail volumes dropping dramatically, ecommerce offers hope for national postal firms in Asia if they adapt quickly enough and do battle with giants like FedEx and DHL.
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4 likely future twists for Python

Python’s best times may be yet to come.The language is broadly popular and widely deployed, and it’s a staple presence in many fields enjoying explosive growth, such as machine learning. What lies ahead, apart fromversion 3.6 of the language debuting later this month?
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Dubsmash syncs €9 million Series B

Dubsmash, the lip-syncing video app from Berlin that became a surprise social hit last year, has raised Series B funding. According to multiple sources and now confirmed by the company Sunstone Capital has led a 9 million (~$9.6m) round with participation from Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, Eniac Venture, and Lowercase Capital.
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The tangle of the year

One of the primary reasons for Thanksgiving was always the celebration of the end of the harvest and the promise of new growth. Home gardens wilted in the first November rains and the apples and herbs died out around the ides.
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