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Derek Jeter Surprises Children at Annual Turn 2 Holiday Express

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Although his playing career may have ended, Derek Jeter has been spending a lot of his time in the New York area, most recently catching up with kids in need from the local community. On Monday, December 8, Derek surprised 485 children at his Turn 2 Foundation’s annual Holiday Express at AMC Lincoln Center Theatre. Holiday Express is an annual event that alternates locations between New York and Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Arizona, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan FIRST Robotics Teams, Students Gear Up for Competition with $250,000 from The Chrysler Foundation

Latest round of grants will enable an estimated 1,100 students to participate in FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge programs
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Since 1995, The Chrysler Foundation has awarded more than $2.3 million in grants to FIRST programs

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Since 1995, The Chrysler Foundation has awarded more than $2.3 million in grants to FIRST programs

Caesars Employees Give Back During the Holiday Season

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While we at Caesars feel it is important to contribute to the vibrancy of our communities year round, the holidays are always an extra special time to touch the lives of our neighbors and those in need. Here is a glimpse into how Caesars employees across the country are giving back this holiday season:

Generous TransCanada Employees Donate a Truck Full of Toys for Kids in Need

Today, the Stephen’s Backpacks Society aims to make a difference in the lives of over 3,000 underprivileged kids
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For the second year in a row, TransCanada employees in Calgary and Airdrie joined Stephen McPhee, the founder of the Stephen’s Backpacks Society; and members of the Siksika Nation, to stuff a truck full of toys that were donated by TransCanada employees for children in need across Alberta.  

The Current State of Machine Intelligence

Transforming Existing Industries and Creating Entirely New Ones
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Many technology companies are now focused on a new kind of method for making sense of data: artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and others. This machine intelligence world has recently exploded and is transforming existing industries and also likely creating entirely new ones.

JetBlue Introduces TrueBlue Points Donation Platform

TrueBlue Members can Donate Loyalty Points Directly to Charities and Causes, Airline to Match Donations up to One Million Points
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NEW YORK, December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline, today announced the launch of its TrueBlue Points Donation platform, a new addition to the airline's TrueBlue customer loyalty program. The Points Donation program provides TrueBlue members with an alternate way to use their loyalty points. Members now have the choice to use points for future travel or donate them to benefit others. Points can be contributed to numerous charities and non-profits featured in the TrueBlue Points Donation platform.

PepsiCo Partners to Deliver Safe Water: CWDF's Water Cellars for Mothers

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At PepsiCo, we believe that a responsible business must act as a global citizen. The ability of a company to flourish long-term ultimately depends on the health of the communities of which it is a part and the natural resources on which it relies. The corporations that win in today’s competitive, resource-scarce and hyper-transparent world are those that create real value for society. 

51 Schools Nationwide Named State Winners in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

One school in every state and Washington, D.C. will be awarded $20,000* in technology to support STEM learning
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung today announced the 51 state winners in the Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a nationwide competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by challenging students and teachers to tackle critical issues across the country.

U.S. Welcomes International Anticorruption Day

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Rise of criminal gangmasters in supply chains 'akin to horse meat crisis'

Supply Management. Paul Broadbent, chief executive of the GLA which licenses labour providers in the fresh produces sector, told a Westminster Legal Policy Forum on modern slavery in London there were 4.8 million people in the UK that “may be susceptible to labour exploitation”. 

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