Nico Grant

Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Google Seeks OK to Test Drones for Firefighting

Drone carrying a FedEx package Google is asking the FAA for permission to test its Wing drone, shown here carrying a FedEx package, in a firefighting capacity. (Business Wire)

Google asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drones to research how the technology can help monitor and control fires.

Nico Grant | Bloomberg News
February 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

FedEx in Partnership to Use Facilities as Cloud Service Hubs

FedEx delivery trucks sit outside the company's warehouse facility at SkyHarbor Airport in Phoenix. FedEx delivery trucks sit outside the company's warehouse facility at SkyHarbor Airport in Phoenix. (BCFC/Getty Images)

Dell Technologies Inc., FedEx Corp. and Switch Inc. are building a U.S. network of data centers, offering businesses an alternative to maintaining their own server farms or using major cloud providers such as Amazon .com Inc. and Microsoft Corp.

Nico Grant | Bloomberg News
November 12, 2020
Business, Fuel

Gasoline Demand Slips, Leaving Other Fuels to Pick Up Slack

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

America’s most popular fuel hasn’t been feeling the love. U.S. gasoline consumption dropped even as overall fuel demand posted an increase this year.

Nico Grant | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2017