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Retail Revival Grows Internationally, Helping Local Businesses Expand Their Sales Online

Our small business support program launches in Austin, Texas; Athens, Greece; and Plovdiv, Bulgaria, to create sustainable economic opportunity in communities around the world.
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eBay partners with local city leaders in regions across the world to develop innovative small business programs that address specific retail challenges and scale solutions to benefit entrepreneurs across different communities. Through programs like Retail Revival, and its international adaptations like Export Revival, local business owners receive training and coaching to sell their unique inventory on a global marketplace, while strengthening ties within their local business community.

Goodyear First to Achieve Key Labeling Mark for Fuel Efficiency and Extreme Traction

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AKRON, Ohio, March 12, 2020 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has become the first tire manufacturer to produce an original equipment all-season tire, set to be publicly released later this year, with the industry standard 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake (3PMSF) designation that also is rated Rolling Resistance "A" in the European Tire Labeling Regulation.

The New Energy World:­ Perspectives from Global Leaders

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"Our Green Chemistry initiative is as much about driving efficiency in our factories (staring with technology development to design future processes) as it is about sustainability. I would say that’s driven by both a financial aspect and an environmental aspect to get the most out of raw materials and make deals not waste" - Frederick Hellman, Compliance Associate Director, Astra Zeneca

Goodyear Connected Tires Can Reduce Lost Stopping Distance, a Key for EVs, AVs

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AKRON, Ohio, February 24, 2020 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently eclipsed 3 million miles of data from road tests and field trials with customers derived from its connected tires.  Connected tires – those with embedded sensors – are able to “talk” to the vehicle and the road and measure characteristics of the tire, leading to potential enhanced vehicle performance and safety.  

Meet the People Behind GM’s All-Electric Future PART 1: 1:1 With Chief Engineer Jesse Ortega

GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer to its vision
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This National Engineers Week, GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer toward its vision of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

“One of the things that draws you to engineering is a desire to learn and to be fascinated by the new,” said Jesse Ortega, chief engineer at General Motors.

Podcast: How Intelligence at the Healthcare Edge Saves Lives

Hospital care providers are using a combination of edge computing, AI, and Wi-Fi data networks to rapidly detect and treat deadly sepsis infections.
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When a patient contracts sepsis during a hospital stay, speed to diagnosis and treatment is critical: If the infection goes undetected, the patient could die within hours. Now, using an algorithm, along with edge sensors, Wi-Fi data networks, and artificial intelligence, hospital caregivers can more rapidly diagnose sepsis and other serious illnesses―not only saving lives but helping to detect health issues before they become life-threatening.

Keysight Technologies and Riscure Collaborate to Advance Development of Secure, Resilient 5G Networks, Devices, and Services

Collaboration delivers enhanced value in transportation, Industrial IoT, public safety, utilities, and healthcare
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. and DELFT, Netherlands, March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, with Riscure, a recognized vendor of security tools, services and training for connected devices, announced a collaboration to advance the development of secure and resilient 5G networks, devices and services.

UPS Longitudes | Innovation and Entrepreneurship Can Cut Waste and Fuel the Circular Economy

Antonia Gawel | World Economic Forum
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It's time for a system reboot. The trends are clear. We have moved toward an economy of disposability where the valuable resources we extract are going to waste and causing harm to people and planet.

Alliant Energy's Employees' Creativity Combined With New Technology Makes Us All Safer

Technology Speeds Gas Inspection
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A new natural gas leak detection vehicle combined with the creativity of Alliant Energy employees is making us all safer. Examining our company’s distribution system is now faster and more precise and maps results digitally.

Read the Alliant Energy Sustainability Report

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