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Technology Collaboration to Close the Digital Divide

Intel, AWS and Megh Computing collaborate to close the digital divide in an underserved community.
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June 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of Intel’s $50 million Pandemic Response Technology Initiative to combat COVID-19, Intel, AWS and Megh Computing today announced a collaboration to deploy a Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) private network solution that will cover a three-quarter-mile area and enable remote learning with broadband access as an essential service for an underserved community in Sacramento, California.

Fifth Third Celebrates Headquarters Renewal and Expansion

Project Connect welcomes employees and community to state of art space embracing one of the best public squares in the nation
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CINCINNATI, June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, celebrates the completion of a new signature two-story welcome atrium, a newly designed next-generation financial center, renovated and expanded retail space, as well as the Fifth Third Museum and Fifth Third Stage. The expansive “Project Connect” brings together the Bank’s two office towers at the first and second levels with a new 12,000 square foot entryway to Fifth Third Bank that reflects its values and transformation.

Taking the Heat out of Energy Storage

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South Korea offers an object lesson on how overlooking safety can have a chilling effect on markets – in its case, resulting in around US$400 million in lost sales of stationary energy storage systems.

Diode Ventures Announces Financial Close of Its First Greenfield Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Project

Once constructed, Grizzly Ridge solar installation will help serve increasing demand for renewable energy in Texas
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To help address growing demand for solar energy generation in the southwestern U.S., Diode Ventures (Diode), a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, announced today that has reached financial close on the Grizzly Ridge Solar Project, a nearly 140-megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar field located in Hamilton County, Texas. The project was co-developed with RKB Energy, LLC (RKB).

Black & Veatch Expands 'Experts on Demand' to Include Data Center Facility Consulting and Advisory Services

New service offering designed to assist data center operators with upgrading facility infrastructure to meet increased data demand and processing needs
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are increasingly employing more data-intensive applications to conduct business and serve their customers, driving a growing need to upgrade or modernize their enterprise data center infrastructure. To better address the changing needs of its clients, Black & Veatch announces today that it has added data center facility consulting and advisory services to its Experts on Demand micro-consulting platform.

Ecocentricity Guest Blog: Driving the Future of Solar Roadways in Georgia

By: Jen Datka, Drawdown Georgia
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The state of Georgia has over 90,000 miles of public roads. Can you imagine a future in which those miles of asphalt could serve as a powerful climate solution by capturing solar energy?

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The state of Georgia has over 90,000 miles of public roads. Can you imagine a future in which those miles of asphalt could serve as a powerful climate solution by capturing solar energy?

Intelligent Transportation Systems Focus of New Black & Veatch eBook

Free download explores essential technologies for the creation of flexible, reliable communications networks supporting smart transportation
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June 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The rise of digitization and smart technologies such as advanced driver-assistance systems, smart sensors and other Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are transforming the world of transportation as we know it.

Robot Flying Squad Takes Off

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They’re becoming an increasingly common sight on the horizon – giant turbines towering imperiously over open countryside as wind power is embraced as an effective alternative to fossil fuels.

But wind turbines need regular maintenance. They are exposed to extreme conditions including lightning, UV radiation, snow, hail, and storms, which can damage them and affect their performance.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast Series: Design for Sustainability

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

Episode 47: How a New Mode for Smartphone Cameras Can Stop Disinformation in Its Tracks, Featuring Truepic [Podcast]

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Authenticity in photos and videos is an age-old problem, but it’s grown exponentially with social media. From catfishing to manipulated news clips, how can you fully trust what you see online? Many platforms have deployed algorithms to spot misleading media, but they’re not always accurate and often act too late.

“That’s where Truepic is taking a completely different approach, which is instead of trying to detect what’s fake, we try to prove what’s real,” said Sherif Hana, vice president of R&D at Truepic, on the latest episode of The Qualcomm Podcast.

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