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HP Collaborates With Amy Karle, Leading 3D Printing Artist and Futurist

HP 3D printing helps to unleash new levels of creative expression from the human heart to a Triceratops
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  • HP highlights collaboration with cutting edge artist Amy Karle in honor of International Women’s Week 
  • Karle leverages HP’s 3D printing to create custom works of art in various materials and full color for world renowned museums such as the Smithsonian and Mori Art Museum
  • The artist’s work seeks to explore how technology could be utilized to unlock human potential
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  • HP highlights collaboration with cutting edge artist Amy Karle in honor of International Women’s Week 
  • Karle leverages HP’s 3D printing to create custom works of art in various materials and full color for world renowned museums such as the Smithsonian and Mori Art Museum
  • The artist’s work seeks to explore how technology could be utilized to unlock human potential

Pushing Beyond The Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

UPS Longitudes | Podcast: Quality, Style and Respect for All Women

Kathleen Marran @ UPS | Alexandra Waldman @ Universal Standard
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Kathleen Marran, UPS Vice President of Marketing, Diverse Segments: women business owners face difficulties in raising money and handling that first big order — how exactly do you master the logistics needed to keep pace with rising customer demand?

Marran says it’s not just about shipping. Upstart entrepreneurs must navigate the challenges of streamlining payments, finding suppliers and going international, issues that make or break any small business.

Surprise! T-Mobile Announces Not Just One, But Three Grand Prize Winners of the Second-Annual Changemaker Challenge

T-Mobile, the T-Mobile Foundation and Ashoka reveal that ALL three category winning teams of amazing youth will go home with seed money for their inspiring projects – and more!
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BELLEVUE, Wash., February 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Oops, we did it again! T-Mobile senior leaders were SO impressed by the top three teams competing for the Grand Prize at this year’s T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge, they couldn’t just choose one winner … instead they awarded all three Category Winners the Grand Prize!

How Aflac Found a Duck’s Purpose

Aflac put its duck mascot to work as a companion robot for kids with cancer—and animated the company’s brand purpose along the way.
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The Aflac Duck has been squawking, waddling, and shaking its feathers loose in commercials for years, making a household name for itself and for the Aflac brand. Meanwhile, the supplemental insurance provider has been quietly donating millions of dollars to support kids with cancer and fund pediatric cancer research.

Let's Talk Safe Tech

Have you had The Talk?
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When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.

Equal Access to 5G Will Accelerate Economies and Propel Social Development Globally

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The fifth generation (5G) mobile network is rolling out globally. 5G will change the world by advancing mobile from technology that connects people to people and people to information, to a unified fabric connecting people to everything. It will create new opportunity and provide a platform for invention. It will enable new products and services, foster business innovation, transform industries, spur economic growth and elevate living standards.

Qualcomm is working to bring the full potential of 5G to fruition by making the technology accessible to everyone on the planet.

GMAAN and Chevrolet Drive Culture Through Innovation

14th Annual Black History Month Celebration Unites Community and Showcases the Importance of STEM Education
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The General Motors African Ancestry Network celebrated the importance of culture and innovation during its 14th Annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s theme, “Driven by Culture, Defined by Innovation,” highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in STEM and design while also shining a spotlight on current innovators.

UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own

by Tina Casey
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Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model.

Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.”

Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather than encouraging workers to uproot and follow jobs to remote locations.

Qualcomm, Through Its Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ Initiative, and Operation ASHA Collaborate on a Mobile, Video-based E-counseling Application to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes

The app features video solutions to help Community Health Workers educate themselves and counsel patients with tuberculosis.
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DELHI, India - February 3, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm, through the Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ Initiative, and Operation ASHA (OpASHA) announced their collaboration on the development of a mobile-enabled e-Counseling application to help Community Health Workers (CHWs) in India improve tuberculosis (TB) treatment outcomes.

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