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Meet the 2020 Techstars Atlanta Class

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Techstars Atlanta is back and with a brand-new class of 10 startups. As the sole sponsor for the fifth consecutive year, Cox offers up-and-coming companies vital funding and advisement to expand Atlanta’s economy and culture of innovation.

Tetra Tech's Branko Primetica Discusses the Importance of Integrating Security With Development and Operations

Integrating DevSecOps into your CI/CD pipeline for bigger resource savings, higher quality products, and a quicker deployment time
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Branko Primetica has more than 20 years of experience as an information technology (IT) executive in process and performance improvement, DevSecOps, technology modernization, and artificial intelligence. Branko has supported multiple U.S. federal agencies with these initiatives, resulting in more than $300 million in cost savings due to integration of emerging technology and consolidation and modernization of redundant IT systems.

Medtronic: Remotely, Together

Though we are separated by distance, the world is coming together to fight coronavirus
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Coronavirus reminds us how our economies, industries, rituals, and life as we know it, exist in a delicate balance. What happens in one corner of the world inevitably impacts another. And seemingly overnight, those connections start to unravel. So while we continue to search for answers, we must find ways to help put things back together.

Qualcomm and Infinite Collaborate to Facilitate Powerful Digital Transformation in Smart Cities and Enterprises and Deliver End-to-End IoT Platform and IoT as a Service Across Multiple Verticals

Designed for rapid deployment of Qualcomm® Smart Cities’ technologies and Infinite’s Zyter® SmartSpaces™ platform to support turnkey implementation for smart connected spaces
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SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Infinite Computer Solutions, a global technology company and leading provider of products and platforms for digital transformation, today announced a strategic collaboration to promote the widespread adoption of smart cities solutions and deliver Internet of Things as a Service (IoTaaS) for plug and play deployment.

Mobility: A Powerful Engine for Sustainability, Inclusion and Economic Prosperity

by Tim Boven, Dow MobilityScience Growth Director
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The pandemic has made it more apparent than ever that we need to accelerate the drive towards low-carbon mobility.

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The pandemic has made it more apparent than ever that we need to accelerate the drive towards low-carbon mobility.

Bridgestone Teams up With Microsoft to Innovate With an Intelligent Tyre Monitoring System for Enhanced Safety

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  • Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).
  • The system aims to increase road safety and reduce accidents caused by technical failure.
  • This collaboration is the next step on Bridgestone’s journey to become a global leader in sustainable and advanced mobility solutions.
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  • Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).
  • The system aims to increase road safety and reduce accidents caused by technical failure.
  • This collaboration is the next step on Bridgestone’s journey to become a global leader in sustainable and advanced mobility solutions.

Federally Funded Research to Study, Improve Houston Wastewater System's Resilience

National Science Foundation grant teams Rice, Howard universities, with Black & Veatch support, to model resilience of Houston’s wastewater treatment plants
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – It’s a familiar scene: people stockpiling cases of water when extreme weather hits, illustrating how climate-related disasters can seriously damage watersheds and disrupt water supplies.

How College Students Can Still Prepare for Their Future, Virtually

School’s out and uncertainty runs high, but for undergraduates eager to start on their career paths, online internships and other unique learning opportunities can take them further than they anticipated.
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By Heidi Mitchell 

UPS Longitudes | The Power of the Pedal

Peter Harris @ UPS
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In 1907, two teenagers with one bicycle between them started a business running errands, shuttling notes and telegrams and making home deliveries by foot and by bike. Eventually, their fledgling messenger service became what is now UPS.

More than a century later, we are back on our bikes. More specifically, electrically-assisted cycles (e-cycles).

From Head to Toe, Custom Foot and Mouth Gear Makers, Sidelined by COVID-19, Ramp up 3D Printers to Protect Health Care Workers

From head to toe, custom foot and mouth gear makers, sidelined by Covid-19, ramp up 3D printers to protect health care workers
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The coronavirus hit Seattle hard and early, and by mid-March it was clear that hospitals were dangerously low on protective gear. One looming crisis was the disposable paper hoods used as part of a positive air pressure respiration (PAPR) system. The hoods receive filtered and pressured air through a hose, so doctors and nurses can breathe freely without inhaling germs from the outside. But hospitals were running low on stock.

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