Tag "Data as a Service"
Reliable shipping is something customers take for granted, and never more so than during the holidays. Peak season is here, and delivery companies have plans in place to successfully deliver every last package: The USPS added delivery on Sunday and Christmas Day this year, after last year’s double-digit rise in package volumes during peak season.... more
Turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie… and lots and lots of data on the side. Thanksgiving has to be the most data-driven holiday we have. After Black Friday, we will see a slew of reports and headlines describing how the retail industry’s sales performed. What are retailers all abuzz about right now as we get closer... more
We have a landing! On November 12, the Rosetta probe arrived at its destination, a comet 300 million miles away from Earth. Fulfilling its duty after a 10-year journey, Rosetta dropped its lander, Philae, to gather data from the comet below. Everything about the comet so far is both challenging and fascinating, from its advanced... more
Email has come a long way since its beginning. Two years after the U.S. launched a rocket to the moon, programmer Raymond Tomlinson launched the first email, a message that read “QWERTYUIOP” in 1971. In 1991, when the World Wide Web was created, email then had the opportunity to evolve into the mainstream form of... more