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Snapdragon Compute Platforms Transform Small Businesses

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The Qualcomm Small Business Accelerator Program is designed to push small businesses into a digital-first generation, defined by a shift to online collaboration and productivity. In the wake of the ongoing global pandemic, we wanted to give small businesses the tools they need to succeed for the long-term. That’s why we provided laptops equipped with Snapdragon compute platforms to companies like Vario, Mostra Coffee, and Canine Support Teams — to bring connectivity, speed, and efficiency to great organizations with big visions.

Black & Veatch Names John Janchar to Global Infrastructure Leader's Board of Directors

Telecom industry veteran brings transformative vision, vast experience in distributed infrastructure to global engineering company’s governing board
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Following the recent announcement that Black & Veatch is implementing a new leadership team and operational structure to better meet evolving client needs, the global engineering, construction and consulting leader announces its appointment of John Janchar to its board of directors.

Building a Better Safety Net for Small Businesses

by Michal Grinstein-Weiss and Salah Goss
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Small business owners are still reeling from the impact of COVID-19 on their financial health. They need systematic changes to ensure they are ready and more resilient ahead of the next economic storm.

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Small business owners are still reeling from the impact of COVID-19 on their financial health. They need systematic changes to ensure they are ready and more resilient ahead of the next economic storm.

Boldly Building the Future Series Launches, a Collaboration Between Initiatives in Art and Culture and Mark Hanna

The inaugural conversation tackles climate in the precious metals industry.
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December 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Throughout history, thought leaders have gathered to problem-solve, at times kickstarting global transformation; such conversations are imperative to the positive development of society. Within the precious metals, gem and jewelry trades select issues of import are tackled, while more challenging overarching questions are often unaddressed.

Closing the Digital Divide: How Machine Learning and Data Science Can Help Giga Map the Next Million Schools

As the Giga initiative celebrates the milestone of one million schools mapped, we take a closer look at this crucial data-building project, and the machine learning and data science technology that can support it. How will it enable digital inclusion and
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By Paul Landers and Sophia Farrar, Strategy Advisor for Giga at the UNICEF Office of Innovation

What Next After COP26? Be the Ball.

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Before, during, and after COP26, I could not stop thinking about the final scene in the movie Caddyshack. In the film, young Danny Noonan vies to win a golf match to fund his college tuition. His winning putt teeters on the edge of the 18th hole when suddenly the golf course explodes. Bedlam ensues, with people running in all directions. But caddy manager Lou Loomis keeps a steady eye on the ball. As the tremors build, the ball wiggles and drops into the hole. Victory! 

How to Tackle Air Quality Prediction Using Machine Learning

Recently, Ericsson teamed up with Uppsala university to research air quality prediction using machine learning and federated learning. Read more about the project and whether their approach could be used to improve people’s lives.
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By Konstantinos Vandikas, Principal Research, AI systems

Bayer to Launch Project Carbonview, an Industry-first Digital Carbon Footprint Measurement Solution for Agriculture

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The seamlessly connected data solution was conceptualized by Bayer and developed in collaboration with Bushel and Amazon Web Services (AWS) / Project Carbonview will enable U.S. ethanol producers to report, analyze and better assess their end-to-end supply chain carbon footprint / Enables U.S. farmers to further participate in the value derived from emerging low-carbon fuel markets

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The seamlessly connected data solution was conceptualized by Bayer and developed in collaboration with Bushel and Amazon Web Services (AWS) / Project Carbonview will enable U.S. ethanol producers to report, analyze and better assess their end-to-end supply chain carbon footprint / Enables U.S. farmers to further participate in the value derived from emerging low-carbon fuel markets

SLAM Miami Student - and Aspiring Rapper - Uses Innovative Lab to Create Magic

Eighth grader utilizes Mapper’s Delight learning app to combine his love of music with STEM.
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Fabian Tercero shares why he loves the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ app Mapper’s Delight.

Fabian Tercero, an eighth grade student at SLAM Miami, dreams big: He hopes to pursue his love of music and become a professional rapper one day. With the help of the Verizon Innovative Learning Lab at his school, he’s inching his aspirations closer to reality by recording and publishing his own music using next-gen tech and a high-speed 5G connection.

As Mobile Networks and 5G are Rapidly Implemented, Limiting Energy Use Remains a Focus

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By David Worford

Mobile networks and 5G use are exploding, but providers are working toward making sure that growth doesn’t result in a similar expansion in energy use.

To fight it the industry has focused on efficient technologies and new advances in network features and capabilities that allows for energy efficient procedures. 

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