Water-TechAnne Law

Can Technology Fix the Water Shortage?

NASA is predicting a “megadrought” in the US, and the World Economic Forum has moved water crises to the top of its Global Risks impact list for 2015. Not surprisingly, the growing threat of insufficient water supplies in drought-prone regions is sparking innovation in water conservation technologies. Projects undertaken in areas in …

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Battling Superbugs with Robots

Struggling to reduce infection rates, hospitals are bringing in a new kind of employee: germ-zapping robots. The machines, made by Texas-based health technology firm Xenex, can sanitize a hospital room […]

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Sysco to Fight FTC for US Foods Merger

Sysco is maneuvering to challenge the Federal Trade Commission‘s attempt to block its proposed megamerger with US Foods, leading up to court hearings set to begin in May. Following the […]

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Check It Out: Four New First Research Industry Reports

Sales of sparkling water, currently one of the fastest-growing segments of the bottled water market, are expected to more than triple between 2013 and 2018, according to Beverage Industry reports. […]

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Kraft–Heinz Merger Creates US Food Titan

Some makers of processed foods are shuttering plants as global consumers’ tastes shift to fresh and whole foods. But this week’s historic $46 billion megamerger of two iconic American processed […]