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Human Rights Must be Front and Center for Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Privacy

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Artificial intelligence and the internet of things have the potential to drive unprecedented productivity, reduce pollution, and improve human health. With the rollout of advanced, high speed wireless connectivity known as 5G in the next few years, the number of connected devices will explode: 28.5 billion devices are expected to be networked by 2022 growing to 300 billion connected devices and things by 2030.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

As Countries Turn Inward, Companies Stand Up for Humanity. Let’s Applaud and Encourage Them.

By Neal Keny Guyer, CEO at Mercy Corps
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Skyrocketing numbers of people fleeing conflict. Increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters. Decreased diplomatic efforts. Slashed foreign aid budgets. A West that is increasingly embracing narrow nationalism and isolation. It all leaves us in the humanitarian community concerned for the future of our interconnected world.

Intel’s Tech Learning Lab Offers a Virtual Education, on Wheels

Intel and HP partner on a mobile learning lab, bringing VR and high-tech experiences to students
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On a recent morning at McClymonds High School in west Oakland, California, students soared through outer space, dissected frogs in a high-tech laboratory and toured the a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition up close — all without leaving their campus.

Arrow Electronics and Unlimited Tomorrow Unveil 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm at Consumer Electronics Show

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Arrow Electronics and customer Unlimited Tomorrow unveiled the latest version of its 3D-printed prosthetic arm at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The prosthetic is designed to be cheaper and more accessible for children, who require new devices as they grow.

The App That’s Improving Antenatal Care in Cameroon and Beyond

Using mobile technology, the GiftedMom platform offers vital health advice and emergency transport to pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa
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Over lunch at a recent workshop, Agbor Ashu, the co-founder and medical director of social enterprise GiftedMom, showed me a small icon of a pregnant woman on his smartphone: “That’s the app,” he says. “You just click here and land on this homepage where you have multiple options: if you’re a mother-to-be, you can get advice based on your pregnancy stage; if you have a new-born baby, you can read about special care.

Benevity Kicks Off 2019 With a Surge in Client Momentum

42 New Clients Go Live on the Benevity Platform adding 1.2 Million New Users to the Platform
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CALGARY, Canada, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced 42 new clients have launched programs on the company’s platform in the last quarter, as companies seek to infuse their corporate brands and workplace cultures with more purpose.

Delos and KB Home Partner to Deliver Cutting-Edge Healthy Home Technology to the U.S. Home Market

DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network addresses hidden health factors in homes – monitoring, calibrating and enhancing air, water and lighting conditions to help improve health and well-being.
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NEW YORK, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm based in New York, and KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, has announced a collaboration to introduce Wellness Homes to new homebuyers. KB Home plans to offer Delos’ DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network in select KB Home communities in the California market, ahead of an envisioned national rollout.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

Subaru of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Announce the 2019 AAAS/Subaru Book Prize Winners

“Subaru Loves Learning” Initiative Celebrates Outstanding Science Writing and Illustration for Children and Young Adults
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CAMDEN, N.J., January 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc., along with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), announce the winners of the 2019 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books.

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