Geneva Motor Show

A prestigious automobile show, the Geneva Motor Show is a 10-day annual event held every March in the Geneva Palexpo convention center. Geneva was chosen as the location as it is ideal for enticing Europe’s super-affluent. Supercar manufacturers therefore find the event most significant and relevant. However, it’s not just about the ultra-premium vehicles. Since […]

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Project Nilgiri

Project Nilgiri is the joint collaboration between Google and the Indian Railways to erect India’s biggest free Wi-Fi infrastructure. As per the project, 500 important railway stations across India are slated to offer free Wi-Fi to commuters – the speed being 7 Mbps (download) and 5 Mbps (upload). The first phase is likely to cover 100 […]

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Automated Passport Control

A part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiative, Automated Passport Control (APC) is an expedited procedure to enter the States for American, Canadian and selected or eligible international travelers with the Visa Waiver Program. Made by SITA (airport IT solutions provider), APC kiosks are widespread across the States. The O’Hare Airport in […]

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Shipping Container

A shipping container is a transportation vessel used to store and/or ship goods. The basic design is ISO-regulated, to ensure the height and weight of different containers don’t conflict. These containers come in different physical dimensions: length (8, 12, 16, 24, or 32 feet), height (8 feet 6 inches or 9 feet 6 inches), and […]

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Boxcar

Also called goods van, a boxcar is an enclosed railcar, typically 40 to 50 feet in length, used to transport freight. These cars are versatile and capable of lugging around varied loads: automobiles, livestock, coal, grains, military material, paper, fresh produce, etc. In fact, circus companies used boxcars for transporting supplies, workers and animals. The […]

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