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Jangala and the Fight to Connect Homeless Communities During COVID-19

After the world went online, the homeless community became more marginalized than ever before. This is how Jangala stepped in to help.
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Two key tools are often required to participate in today’s society: a device and the connectivity to make it work.

Most of us take this for granted. Particularly since the pandemic hit, we have been confined to our homes and armed with our laptops, phones, WiFi and high-speed data. They gave us access to entertainment and kept us in touch with friends and family. Some of us have been able to carry on working remotely, seamlessly sharing documents and connecting with colleagues. The internet kept life going when the world outside our doorstep appeared to come to a halt.

Three Game-changing Energy Technologies by 2030

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Climate change is one of the world’s leading existential threats, and governments and business leaders globally are working hard towards reducing and eventually eliminating carbon emissions. 

To achieve this, the energy sector is looking to adopt more and more innovative low-carbon energy technologies. Over the course of two articles, we will explore the following six game-changing technologies that are likely to shape our future:

1. Offshore renewable energy

2. Energy storage

3. High voltage direct current

4. Green hydrogen

Engineering, Perseverance, and Inspiration

By Jay Alexander | CTO at Keysight Technologies
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Some interconnected themes seem to have converged in my brain this February. A framed certificate reminds me that 30 years ago this month I earned my Professional Engineering license back in Colorado. I remember that I had to drive to Denver on two different occasions for 8-hour exams, and also provide evidence of completing progressively more challenging assignments at work.

Two World-Leading Impact and Sustainability Funds Invest in Benevity, Accelerating the Movement to Drive Corporate Purpose

The Rise Fund and Generation Investment Management join Hg as strategic co-investors to elevate support for delivering and measuring ESG impact
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CALGARY, Alberta, February  18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that The Rise Fund and Generation Investment Management (Generation) have joined Hg in support of Benevity’s mission to power purpose-driven businesses.

T‑Mobile, Georgia Tech and Curiosity Lab Team Up to Fuel 5G Innovation in Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics and More

New 5G Connected Future incubator program will support growth and development of 5G entrepreneurs and startups
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BELLEVUE, Wash. and ATLANTA, Ga., February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, today announced the creation of the 5G Connected Future incubator program designed to support the growth and development of entrepreneurs and startups as they work to build the next big thing in 5G.

Innovation at Enbridge an Enterprise-wide Opportunity

​Employees from across Enbridge collaborated on more than 300 technology development and innovation projects in 2020.
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A new report on technology development and innovation at Enbridge highlights some of the projects that made a difference in 2020. It also explains the process we employ as we work to turn promising ideas developed within and across the company’s business units into new products, services and applications.

Tooling Up For The Post-Pandemic Era

By Ron Nersesian, Chairman and CEO of Keysight Technologies
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Disruptions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have been broad and substantial, but the responses to those challenges have also been promising. In particular, the technologies that have been deployed to accommodate the need for personal distancing may also provide a guide to managing life and work in the post-pandemic era.

Third Changemaker Challenge Launches Today; T‑Mobile and the T‑Mobile Foundation to Fund Big Ideas from Young Trailblazers

Nationwide contest offers youth with innovative ideas around creating connected, sustainable and informed communities opportunity to receive seed funding and mentorship
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What’s the news: T-Mobile, the T-Mobile Foundation and Ashoka are launching the third Changemaker Challenge. Today through April 8, youth ages 13 to 18 can apply for the opportunity to receive seed funding and one of 15 spots at the Changemaker Lab at T-Mobile HQ later this year to support their innovative ideas focused on Technology, the Environment or Education.  Over the program’s three years, T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation will have invested nearly $1M in Changemaker Challenge projects and mentorship opportunities.

Why it matters: We want to help focus all the talk about urgent societal and global challenges on finding solutions -- and we know America’s youth are up to the challenge to put fresh thinking behind big problems and come up with big ideas that will drive change! With a little help in the form of funding and mentorship, innovative ideas can become extraordinary movements. Now is an amazing time to be a young changemaker!

Who it’s for: Disruptors, trailblazers and entrepreneurs between the ages of 13 to 18 located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico who have bold ideas about how to change their communities and society for good…and the parents, mentors and educators who support them every step of the way!

Press Release

What’s the news: T-Mobile, the T-Mobile Foundation and Ashoka are launching the third Changemaker Challenge. Today through April 8, youth ages 13 to 18 can apply for the opportunity to receive seed funding and one of 15 spots at the Changemaker Lab at T-Mobile HQ later this year to support their innovative ideas focused on Technology, the Environment or Education.  Over the program’s three years, T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation will have invested nearly $1M in Changemaker Challenge projects and mentorship opportunities.

Why it matters: We want to help focus all the talk about urgent societal and global challenges on finding solutions -- and we know America’s youth are up to the challenge to put fresh thinking behind big problems and come up with big ideas that will drive change! With a little help in the form of funding and mentorship, innovative ideas can become extraordinary movements. Now is an amazing time to be a young changemaker!

Who it’s for: Disruptors, trailblazers and entrepreneurs between the ages of 13 to 18 located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico who have bold ideas about how to change their communities and society for good…and the parents, mentors and educators who support them every step of the way!

The Energy Rainbow

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By Dr Jeanne Ng, Director – CLP Research Institute

As the world moves towards carbon neutrality, we will witness the changing colours of energy – from brown, carbon-intensive sources, to green, carbon-neutral sources. 

This is critical because the demand for power will continue to grow and, as the world becomes more digitalised, concerns over direct personal exposure to emissions from the use of energy will also continue to grow. 

This is the Invention Age

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From smartphones to smart cities, Qualcomm® is known for developing innovations that are the backbone of the wireless world we live in. Our innovations have transformed industries and expanded the potential for extended reality, AI, and mobile. Behind every extraordinary invention are decades of extensive research that provided the spark. It’s that commitment to dedicate the necessary resources to R&D that make Qualcomm the driving force that’s taking the whole wireless industry—and the world as we know it—to amazing new places.

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