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Solar Power Needs Silicon Carbide

by Ali Husain
Blog

Solar power is rapidly becoming a crucial piece of the electricity puzzle.  Most people are familiar by now with the incredible 82 percent decline in costs for solar-generated power over the last 10 years.  But many innovations in

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Launches 5G Academy

Press Release

May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab has launched the 5G Academy, an educational resource designed to educate the public and policymakers on how 5G works, why standards and patents matter in wireless technology and how it’s changing the way the world connects and communicates. The website will have access to fact sheets, a glossary, videos and games to reach audiences in an easy-to-digest way.

T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile to Participate in FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Press Release

May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To ensure households struggling to pay for Internet service during the pandemic are able to stay connected to work, education and healthcare services, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile are participating in the FCC’s temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB).

Jason Conyard — Chief Information Officer Talks PRIDE & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at VMware

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At VMware, we celebrate people from a wide variety of dynamic backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We deliver transformative IT solutions by harnessing the power of human difference and building a community that is inclusive and diverse. Recently, we sat down (virtually) with Jason Conyard, Chief Information Officer and Executive Sponsor of the Pride@VMware POD (Power of Difference) at VMware. Read on to get to know Jason.

Intelligent Locations: Using Bluetooth Low Energy for Contact Tracing and Hospital Asset Tracking

by Steven Dean
Blog

As my daughter-in-law is an ICU nurse at a local hospital, I get all the stories. Most hospitals, including hers, are now chronically crowded and bustling with overburdened healthcare workers. Keeping track of that portable patient monitor, or infusion pump when patients come and go is nearly impossible. Where is ‘Indoor GPS’ when you need it? Imagine being able to accurately locate each and every piece of equipment down to about a cubic foot in a facility. Imagine being able to accurately track each one of your patients in real-time in this COVID-19 hot environment.

How Technology Is Achieving Better Natural Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, and Resilience

by Pratima Harite
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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

T‑Mobile and Western Governors University Work to Keep College Students Connected

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What’s the news: The Un-carrier takes another step forward to help equalize access to higher education through a partnership with the nation’s largest nonprofit online university, Western Governors University (WGU) to help students in need gain online access through a unique scholarship program.

Why it matters: College and university students depend on reliable internet connectivity to complete their studies, however many communities — both urban and rural — lack affordable internet options. T-Mobile is working hand in hand with WGU to provide resources aimed at ensuring greater access and equity for higher education students, so that every student has a path to opportunity.

Who it’s for: Higher education students and everyone who is rooting and working for an equitable future.

Press Release

What’s the news: The Un-carrier takes another step forward to help equalize access to higher education through a partnership with the nation’s largest nonprofit online university, Western Governors University (WGU) to help students in need gain online access through a unique scholarship program.

Why it matters: College and university students depend on reliable internet connectivity to complete their studies, however many communities — both urban and rural — lack affordable internet options. T-Mobile is working hand in hand with WGU to provide resources aimed at ensuring greater access and equity for higher education students, so that every student has a path to opportunity.

Who it’s for: Higher education students and everyone who is rooting and working for an equitable future.

Illumina to Donate US $60 Million in Sequencing Capabilities to Establish a Global Pathogen Genomics Initiative

Press Release

SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) has committed US $60 million in sequencing capabilities to a global pathogen genomics initiative, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other public and private entities.

Comcast RISE to Support 13,000 BIPOC-Owned Small Businesses With Tech Services, Marketing Resources and Millions of Dollars in Grants by 2022

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NEW YORK, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced it will award 13,000 Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses, which includes Hispanic and Asian American owned businesses among others, across the country with monetary grants, technology makeovers and marketing services from Comcast RISE by 2022.

Black & Veatch: Zero-Emission Vehicles Key to Enabling Decarbonization Targets, and Operators Should Begin Planning Now

New eBook outlines eight phases to help operators navigate new technologies, infrastructure choices and supply chains as renewable power, hydrogen become their new fuels
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by ambitious climate agendas and aggressive net-zero targets, fleet operators across the U.S. are actively decarbonizing their operations.

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