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Applications Now Open for T‑Mobile Accelerator 2021 Spring Program

Seeking startups building the next big thing in immersive 5G technologies
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T-Mobile continues its mission to fuel 5G innovation, with applications now open for the 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Program.

Black & Veatch's Pishal Takes Leadership Role With 2021 CTIA Smart Transportation Working Group

Telecom professional chosen for expertise in smart cities adoption, intelligent deployments
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January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch announces today that Paul Pishal, business development director with the company’s Connected Communities group within its telecommunications business, has been selected as co-chair to lead the 2021 CTIA Smart Transportation Working Group.

Arrow Electronics Update: Technology Project Helps Coffee Growers Increase Revenue

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DENVER, Colo., January 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A blockchain project supported by Arrow Electronics has increased revenue for Honduran coffee growers and helped them establish long-term buying relationships. 

CNH Industrial Takes Over Leadership of AgGateway

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CNH Industrial N.V. has assumed leadership of AgGateway, a non-profit organization that seeks to solve the digital challenges of agriculture, by transforming data into value. The organization is working to standardize data “communication” between machines and equipment and digital platforms, thereby helping solve the challenges of digital agriculture in the world.

Have You Tried Turning Your House Off and On Again?

By Matt Campbell
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When you call an HVAC technician these days, the first thing they might ask is, “have you tried turning it off and on again?”

This morning, I woke up to an indoor temperature of 55 F (that’s 286 Kelvin for those of you who never leave the lab). Apparently, our heater had been off for a while. I checked the furnace, it was fine. I checked our new smart thermostat, which also seemed to be in working order. My wife and I messed with the settings to no avail. Then, I remembered my time in IT and decided to turn it off and on again. As soon as it booted back up, the heat clicked on.

Shifting the Future of Automotive Industry to Top Gear with IoT and 5G

By Janet Ooi | Iot Industry and Solutions Marketing
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Imagine a world where your car helps with your day-to-day schedule. It observes your work calendar, detects that you have a meeting scheduled for 8:00 am and checks the traffic situation for the best route to the office, just to make sure you won’t be late. Your car can send a reminder to your phone or smartwatch to remind you of your meeting, as big data in the cloud crunches information to derive the ideal time when you should leave your house via  a prompt to your phone –  your virtual connected car valet service! Don’t think this is possible? Times have changed.

Bridgestone Collaboration with NRGene Achieves New Milestones in the Assembly of Multiple Guayule Genomes

Summary: 
  • This new guayule genome has been fully sequenced and assembled.
  • The four-year collaboration with genomic big data solutions company NRGene to further advance the commercialization of guayule, an alternative to natural rubber.
  • Bridgestone developed mapping populations that allowed NRGene to construct a genetic and physical map by successfully identifying the correct order of DNA fragments.
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  • This new guayule genome has been fully sequenced and assembled.
  • The four-year collaboration with genomic big data solutions company NRGene to further advance the commercialization of guayule, an alternative to natural rubber.
  • Bridgestone developed mapping populations that allowed NRGene to construct a genetic and physical map by successfully identifying the correct order of DNA fragments.

Black & Veatch Addresses Digital Living, Smart Cities in Forbes

Bleutech Park Las Vegas is a tech fan’s dream - as long as system integration is in place
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Driven by increasingly tangible visions of the future, smart cities are evolving into holistic communities built on fully integrated digital ecosystems. To help champion these technologies, last year Black & Veatch, a global provider of smart infrastructure services and solutions, announced that it has joined Forbes’ “Future of Smart Cities Campaign." 

Internet Society Announces $1M in Grant Funding to Expand Internet Access to Underserved Communities in the Southeastern United States

Grant is in Partnership with Truist Cares COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 19, 2021, /3BL Media/ — The Internet Society today announced a new grant program, Expanding Potential in Communities, or Truist EPIC Grant, to support broadband initiatives that help alleviate disparities in education, employment and social welfare in the southeastern United States. These grants will expand broadband access in communities with complementary Internet connectivity solutions such as community networks.

Rockwell Automation Joins Tech Companies to Support Purdue University's Polytechnic Institute's Smart Manufacturing Program and Facilities

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Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute (Purdue Polytechnic) is receiving support from major technology companies for the college’s Smart Manufacturing program and facilities. Microsoft, Rockwell Automation, PTC, Endress+Hauser, Foundry Education Foundation, International Society of Automation, and the US-DoE Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) are collaborating to support faculty and staff of the Polytechnic as they transform learning to prepare the next generation of graduates specializing in 21st-century manufacturing technologies.    

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