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UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own

by Tina Casey
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Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model.

Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.”

Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather than encouraging workers to uproot and follow jobs to remote locations.

Accenture Leverages AI to Help Senior Citizens Live Independently

Our virtual homecare program uses voice and vision technology to help senior citizens connect with their community and families.
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The number of older people physically and socially isolated at home is rising rapidly around the globe. Because these people often do not have family members living nearby to help, the situation has created a new population of vulnerable people.

AIDAperla Will Receive the Largest Battery Storage System in Passenger Shipping in 2020

AIDA Cruises and Corvus Energy sign agreement for further cooperation at the opening of the first production plant of the battery manufacturer in Norway.
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On the occasion of the opening of Corvus Energy's first production plant in Bergen, Norway, AIDA President Felix Eichhorn and the world's most renowned provider of maritime battery systems signed the agreement on September 5, 2019 to electrify the first cruise ship of AIDA Cruises. AIDAperla will be the first ship to be fitted with lithium-ion batteries from Corvus, produced in Norway, in 2020. The 300-meter-long cruise ship receives a battery pack capable of generating a total output of 10 MWh.

SAP Innovation Helps The Global Fund Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa

Extending Longstanding Partnership, SAP is Founding Member of The Global Fund’s New Coalition Uniting Private Sector to Support Disease Prevention and Treatment Efforts
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WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Global Fund is an international financing organization started in 2002 to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that SAP technology is helping the organization more simply understand how its financial investments are being used for disease prevention and treatment.

Verizon Foundation Launches Second Innovative App Challenge for Students to Bolster Engagement in STEM Subjects

Winning Middle, High School Students Will Earn Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablets to Help Develop and Bring Mobile Apps to Market
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.

#Tech4Good @ #CES2013

Alex Bernadotte of Beyond12 at CES
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Walking through the CES halls last week was like being a kid on Christmas morning. Lights are flashing, adrenaline is flowing, and there are so many things to see and unwrap. Your heart pounds with excitement as you decide on the best place to focus your attention.

But what really matters – what’s bigger than all of the exceptional technology in and of itself, is how this technology is transforming lives, accelerating results and increasing impact.

How Nonprofits Can Harness ‘Disruptive Technologies’ for Social Good

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This week, 1,500 nonprofit IT professionals and advocates will gather in Washington, DC at the Nonprofit Technology Network's annual Nonprofit Technology Conference. In celebration of this gathering and the amazing work of nonprofits, we will be showcasing five partner organizations and the impact they are having with the help of technology. (Starting March 17, visit www.microsoft.com/citizenship daily to learn more about how these organizations are embracing technology).

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