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Diageo Makes Interactive Responsible Drinking Module Available to U.S. Consumers

DRINKiQ e-Learning Module Unlocks Knowledge of How Alcohol Affects the Body
Press Release

NORWALK, Conn., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/– Diageo, the global leader in beverage alcohol, announced today the public launch of an online e-learning module called DRINKiQ designed to provide consumers with the information they need to make informed decisions about drinking responsibly.

Law Enforcement Pioneer Use of Lockheed Martin Indago Unmanned Aerial System with Project Lifesaver International

Indago quadrotor UAS helps first responders locate at-risk missing individuals
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VINEYARD, Utah, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sheriff's agencies are poised to use the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search and rescue operations as part of the Project Lifesaver International (PLI) program that supports clients with autism, Down syndrome and dementia.

Collaboration, Creativity and Planning Will Define Smart Cities

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The rise of the smart city will rely on the ability of stakeholders to collaborate, engage citizens and act on data. Partnerships are hard at work and planning is under way to overcome the legacy of siloed services, focus on integrated systems that will ultimately be more adept at delivering critical services, empower communities and elevate our quality of life.

Trane Educates EE Global Attendees on How Connected Building Technology is Evolving Conventional Energy Management Techniques

Press Release

Washington D.C., May 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2017 EE Global Forum (EE Global) in Washington D.C., on May 8 at 1:15pm ET.  

Maven Gig Delivers the Shared Economy in an EV

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GM’s car-sharing brand Maven recently expanded to include Maven Gig, an enabler for the sharing economy. This new platform provides the Chevrolet Bolt EV to freelance gig drivers who do not have access to a vehicle. The service supports people maximizing their earning potential, while helping add more electric vehicles to the streets.      

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Sam Schmidt to Take on Mario Andretti at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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As originally published on Schmidt Peterson Motorsports online | spmindycar.com

Former INDYCAR drivers Sam Schmidt and Mario Andretti announced they will go head to head in a race next month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-owner and Indianapolis 500 legend will race semi-autonomous cars on the circuit’s 2.439-mile permanent road course on May 13 ahead of the INDYCAR Grand Prix.

Breast Cancer Detection in a Bra: IoT's Powerful Life-saving Potential

A new documentary shines the light on how IoT is providing hope in the fight against cancer.
Blog

by Karen Walker, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we live. Connected devices like our phones, watches, lights, and even televisions are communicating to make our lives better. My thermostat warms my home before I arrive, my light bulbs detect when I've pulled into my driveway and switch on, and my watch can secure my home before I go to bed.

Maven Gig Accelerates the Freelance Mobility Economy

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  • Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
  • The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
  • Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance and unlimited miles.
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  • Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
  • The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
  • Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance and unlimited miles.

Microgrids Boost Energy Resilience and Independence at Military Installations

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The Department of Defense (DoD) has committed to deploying 3 gigawatts of renewable energy throughout military installations by 2025. Military bases all over the world have taken a proactive approach in achieving these goals, with many implementing solar photovoltaic (PV) generation.

Three Ways to Make Virtual Connections Count for Business and the Planet

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Authors:

Paul Dickinson, Executive Chair, CDP

Heidi Rhodes, Workforce Experience Specialist, Digital Transformation Group, Cisco

Darrel Stickler, Global Environment Lead, Corporate Affairs, Cisco

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Authors:

Paul Dickinson, Executive Chair, CDP

Heidi Rhodes, Workforce Experience Specialist, Digital Transformation Group, Cisco

Darrel Stickler, Global Environment Lead, Corporate Affairs, Cisco

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