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Human Rights Must be Front and Center for Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Privacy

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Artificial intelligence and the internet of things have the potential to drive unprecedented productivity, reduce pollution, and improve human health. With the rollout of advanced, high speed wireless connectivity known as 5G in the next few years, the number of connected devices will explode: 28.5 billion devices are expected to be networked by 2022 growing to 300 billion connected devices and things by 2030.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

New ARĪV eBikes From GM Are Available for Preorder

Customers in select markets can choose between two models on BikeExchange.com
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Today, GM announces ARĪV as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. The name ARĪV was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018.

“The crowdsourcing campaign allowed us to bring consumers into the development of our brand,” said Hannah Parish, ARĪV director. “Combine that with our products and our blend of bike and automotive talent, and the result is a unique brand DNA.”  

New Business Intelligence Tools Help EHS&S Leaders Predict Risks

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The integration of new technology tools are the next step in the EHS&S technology adoption curve, which for most companies began with the implementation of their software system. Today these innovations are shedding new light on EHS&S operational risks in real time. Learn more about how comapnies are using these tools in NAEM's latest report, The EHS&S Tech Transformation: https://www.naem.org/what-we-offer/research/reports/read/ehs-s-tech-transformation.

Tetra Tech Is Delivering Innovative Water Solutions in San Antonio

Designing a sustainable desalination facility and water integration pipeline project to build water resilience for residents of San Antonio, Texas
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Tetra Tech has provided 20 years of continuous support to the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) to help diversify its water supply sources. Tetra Tech was selected as design engineer for treating brackish water using reverse osmosis technology for SAWS’ Brackish Groundwater Desalination Program in San Antonio, Texas. After successful completion of the facility, we were selected to design the Central Water Integration Pipeline (CWIP) Project.

Tetra Tech Designs Innovative, High Performance Buildings

Improving energy and water efficiency to create sustainable, resilient structures around the world
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Tetra Tech works around the world with its clients to bring their ideas and projects to life. Our High Performance Buildings Group collectively delivers more than 170 years of experience to create sustainable, resilient structures that minimize energy and water use from Los Angeles to London and New York to Sydney.

GM to Invest $22 Million in Spring Hill Plant for Advanced Engine Technology

GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra announces investment as plant celebrates new Cadillac XT6. Since 2010, GM has invested more than $2 billion at the Spring Hill Complex.
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SPRING HILL, Tenn., February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is investing $22 million at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, manufacturing complex to enable the engine plant to build 6.2L V-8 engines with GM’s advanced Dynamic Fuel Management technology. With this announcement, GM has invested more than $2 billion in the Tennessee complex since 2010.

Arrow Electronics and Unlimited Tomorrow Unveil 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm at Consumer Electronics Show

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Arrow Electronics and customer Unlimited Tomorrow unveiled the latest version of its 3D-printed prosthetic arm at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The prosthetic is designed to be cheaper and more accessible for children, who require new devices as they grow.

Finance for Vulnerable Populations: Why Blockchain Might Be a Force for Good

From helping those with limited access to bank accounts to tracking tuna – the applications are broad
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As is usually the case with disruptive new technology, blockchain comes with a lot of hype. While its best-known application, bitcoin, divides opinion and makes banks and governments nervous, the technology may have great potential to advance social good.

Take the Pledge: Join Cisco and Become Part of the Movement to Be a Global Problem Solver

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy.

With the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies connecting more devices and data than ever before, good ideas now have the ability to make a difference more quickly than ever before – and we’re here to help.

Join Cisco and become part of the movement to make a positive impact on the world. 

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