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Technology Collaboration to Close the Digital Divide

Intel, AWS and Megh Computing collaborate to close the digital divide in an underserved community.
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June 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of Intel’s $50 million Pandemic Response Technology Initiative to combat COVID-19, Intel, AWS and Megh Computing today announced a collaboration to deploy a Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) private network solution that will cover a three-quarter-mile area and enable remote learning with broadband access as an essential service for an underserved community in Sacramento, California.

Better Education From Anywhere With Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c on Chromebook [Video]

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Education experienced a leap in digital transformation over this past year. The glaring inequities in broadband access became even more apparent as many students transitioned to remote learning. We’re committed to helping with the subsequent challenges (like closing the homework gap), and one of the ways we’re doing this is through our breakthrough innovations in mobile computing.

Fifth Third Bank Launches Digital Financial Literacy Program for Children

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CINCINNATI, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced the launch of the first-ever digital version of the Fifth Third Young Bankers Club®, its signature financial educational program for fifth-grade students.

Empowering Students and Educators To Learn and Teach From Virtually Anywhere

How Qualcomm Snapdragon compute platforms offer education solutions for today and tomorrow
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There has been a rapid transition in education, from classroom learning for the majority of students to remote learning. This unprecedented shift has revealed many challenges that further expand the homework gap, including lack of access to the devices or connectivity needed to keep pace with today’s methods of learning and teaching.

Duke Energy Donates $10,000 to Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C.

Funds will help ensure that all students now have online access
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C., a $10,000 Duke Energy Renewables grant to fund the purchase of Chromebooks for students.

Helping Students Build STEM Dreams with No Cost Digital Resources

Mark Case, Science Teacher at Southern Guilford High Schools
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Astronaut and physicist Sally Ride famously said: “If you can see it, you can be it.” This now common phrase has special truth in education. Wherever students are learning, seeing people like them represented – especially in ever-growing fields like STEM – helps build their confidence that they too can do anything.

LA Kings and Wells Fargo Unite to Launch “Team Up for Tech” to Help Underserved Youth Learn From Home

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The LA Kings (NHL), and their long-standing exclusive financial services sponsor, Wells Fargo are joining forces to help students in need across Los Angeles with the launch of “Team Up For Tech” - a new initiative designed to help address the educational needs of underserved youth, many of whom are learning remotely this year. “Team Up for Tech,” will support students in underserved local communities and help combat the technological barriers of distance learning with the donation of mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, headphones and Chromebooks.

When Partners and Cisco Work Together, Great Things Happen

By John Moses, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the old adage is true: necessity truly is the mother of invention. It’s also shown us that when we work together, not only can we adapt, but we can overcome challenges and even achieve things we previously hadn’t thought were possible.

Our partners have been the very embodiment of those ideas over the course of this year, helping in ways large and small all around the world. Cisco, too, has leaned into the challenges that 2020 has thrown our way, and together we’ve worked to create the solutions our communities need most.

Good Broadband for Everyone

By Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware
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Since the pandemic hit and millions of us retreated to our homes, the situation has cast a bright spotlight on the problem of ubiquitous broadband. Access to the Internet is now more essential than owning a car for many of us, yet an estimated 40 million in the U.S. currently lack high-speed Internet. Large swaths of rural America – not connected. Underserved urban populations – not connected.

Introducing Cisco's Educator Resource Center

Meet Cisco’s hub for free curriculum, virtual field trips, and resources for in-person, virtual, and hybrid learning.
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Autumn is considered back-to-school time in the United States and other parts of the world. But this year, the return to the classroom looks dramatically different than ever before. 

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