Amazon HQ2: the online giant looking for a city to call it home

Amazon HQ2: the online giant looking for a city to call it home

Amazon’s call for submissions to be the host city for Amazon HQ2, their second headquarters, ends this week, on October 19. Expecting Amazon to invest over $5 billion in construction only, cities in USA must be scrambling to put together a good bait. Amazon’s formal online Request of Proposal to interested parties provides the Amazon […]

First horizontal-vertical elevators in the world are now a thing

First horizontal-vertical elevators in the world are now a thing

Horizontal-vertical elevators! German elevator manufacturer ThyssenKrupp has created a groundbreaking system–the world’s first rope-less, horizontal-vertical elevator system, it’s called ‘Multi.’ Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory isn’t too far away from us. The new elevator technology uses a system of magnets and motors to control the cart, rather than the common elevator system that is powered by ropes and rails. […]