“Negropodamus” disses Internet of Things, predicts knowledge pills


Jim Whiteley VANCOUVER—TED’s 30th anniversary kicked off with MIT MediaLab founder Nicholas Negroponte, who took the stage to recount his 40+ years of experience as a technology experimenter and visionary. You might say he was making the case to be Negropodamus. Indeed, his talk was appropriate, as Negroponte was one of the first presenters at the very first TED in 1984 and has a habit of making predictions—many of which do come true. Negroponte wanted to stress that innovation Read more [...]

New Meritor Mobile Training Boosts Aftermarket Customers’ Product Knowledge


LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) aftermarket team unveiled mobile training with two new training trucks during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 that will deliver onsite product and systems education to warehouse distributers, independent service garages and fleets in the United States and Canada. Each of the Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks, wrapped in unique Meritor trailer decals, will offer hands-on training to service managers, shop supervisors, service Read more [...]