Companies Develop Technologies to Deal with Food Waste

Companies Develop Technologies to Deal with Food Waste

Restaurants, farmers, and food businesses are turning to chemistry and physics to deal with the problem of food waste.

Some companies are testing coverings to slow the ripening process in fruit and packets to keep food fresh. Others are developing digital sensors that can tell when meat is safe to eat.

Background

Experts say growing awareness of the costs of food waste has led to more efforts to deal with the problem. ReFed is a group that studies food waste. It says new businesses have raised $300 billion in 2021, double the amount raised in 2020, to deal with

 
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Coding skills are in demand, but companies want more from technology professionals

Coding skills are in demand, but companies want more from technology professionals

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Photo: Joe McKendrick

The ascendance of digital enterprises — powered by AI, machine learning, and cloud-based services — is recasting the career opportunities of technology managers and professionals. Coding skills continue to be in demand, but companies ultimately want more, and as a result, IT roles are being pushed upward. 

One thing is sure — certain aspects of IT plumbing are going by the wayside. “Unless someone wants to work at one of the public cloud providers or collocated data centers, IT staff should be moving away from hardware management, OS management, and related skillsets as these will soon be

 
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The Importance Of Digital Marketing For Finance Companies

The Importance Of Digital Marketing For Finance Companies

Amine is a tech entrepreneur and writer. He is currently the CMO at Regal Assets and CEO at IronMonk Solutions. 

The finance industry is becoming ever more competitive and experiencing a continued expansion of new companies to the field. People are also getting wealthier, and the number of millionaires continues to grow, attracting more professionals to finance. In the face of stiff competition, it’s necessary to have a digital marketing strategy.

To express how important digital marketing is for finance companies, let’s look at how many people use the internet. According to a CISCO report, 90% of

 
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The Technology That’s Helping Companies Thrive Amid the Supply-Chain Chaos

The Technology That’s Helping Companies Thrive Amid the Supply-Chain Chaos

Bad news abounds about supply chains these days, with shortages of everything from cars to coffee cups. The better news: Many companies are innovating fixes that could help prevent these kinds of snafus from becoming the new normal.

When it comes to technological fixes for the systems that make and move goods around our economy, the solutions that get the most attention—self-driving trucks, say, or the idea that pouring magic AI sauce on problems could make them go away—aren’t the ones making a difference.

Rather, entrepreneurs are tackling the most basic challenges that plague all supply chains. Their innovations include

 
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