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Southwest Airlines Just Made a Bold Move That’s Very Different From What Its Competitors Are Doing. Is It Risky or Smart?

This is a story about a tough decision at Southwest Airlines, and how it differs from the path American Airlines and United Airlines followed. It’s also about what your business can learn from the whole thing. Both United Airlines and American Airlines warned over the summer that they would start furloughing thousands of workers on October 1, if that date passed […]

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs cancels Toronto smart city project over ‘unprecedented economic uncertainty’

(Reuters) — Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs has pulled the plug on its Toronto “smart city” project, citing “unprecedented economic uncertainty” in a setback for the city’s long-planned waterfront revitalization. Sidewalk Labs had developed a proposal for a futuristic, data-driven city development along Toronto’s downtown lakeshore. It was working with a government-mandated agency, Waterfront Toronto, that planned […]