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Trump Says Amazon Does ‘Great Damage’ to Retailers

U.S. President Donald Trump once again unloaded on Amazon.com Inc., tweeting that the company is hurting other retailers and implying that it’s …

What happens when self-driving cars displace 300 million jobs

In 20 years, over 300 million people worldwide might lose their jobs because of self-driving cars. Regular users will hardly notice the change — and here’s why.<p>Consumption models will stay roughly the same. If you used taxi services, you’ll start paying for autonomous taxis. If you owned a car, …

Driverless trucks: economic tsunami may swallow one of most common US jobs

America is producing more than ever before, but it is doing so with fewer and fewer workers. Once trucks become automated, where will these jobs go?<p>In April 2016, Uber announced the acquisition of Otto, a San Francisco-based startup that has developed a kit that can turn any big rig into a …

Universal Basic Income

America’s most common workplace injury is hearing loss

Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every day after work.<p>Over the next months, when his symptoms …

Construction Worker Dies After Falling 50-Feet Into Well

A 27-year-old man died on Friday after falling into an approximately 50-foot-deep well located on a residential construction site in Bel Air, …

Los Angeles

5 Ways Workplace Safety is Shifting in the Digital Age

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything is changing in the digital age, from the way we do things in our personal lives to the way we do things at work. In the work category, one thing definitely undergoing change in this digital age is workplace …

Workplace Safety

How wearable exoskeletons will transform site safety

Posted by David Cant on November 24, 2016<p>1 Comment<p>How wearable exoskeletons will transform construction site safety<p>Wearable exoskeletons have long …

Wearable Tech

These safety gloves can withstand nails, hammers, and knives

Chilean inventor Jorge Sgombic made these incredibly robust safety gloves.<p>They have a special lining made of nitrile and cotton which could protect the hands from serious work-related injuries.<p>He is looking for manufacturers and big distribution companies to sell the product worldwide.<p><i>Produced by</i> …

Robot paints and washes buildings, but doesn't do windows

Singapore's Housing & Development Board (HDB) recently called for proposals to automate the painting of its high-rise buildings, in order to increase …

Robotics

Three dead while working in a trench in Key Largo Monday morning

Three contracted utility workers died Monday morning after becoming overwhelmed by gas fumes inside a drainage trench located in a Key Largo …