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ON Semiconductor Innovative Technology is Shaping the Future of Sports

by Trevor Harvey, Senior Manager, Corporate Pricing America’s
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Technology and the sports industry are becoming intertwined like never before! The definition of “fan engagement” has changed over the past decade due to cultural shifts and technology innovations. Sports business executives can capitalize on the changing sports landscape by using ON Semiconductor applications. Below are key sports technology trends and examples of how ON Semiconductor is providing solutions to help drive these trends:

Sentera and Anheuser-Busch Partner to Help Rice Growers Enhance Their Fertilizer Programs and Sustainability Efforts With Predictive Modeling

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MINNEAPOLIS, October 15, 2020 /3BL Media/– Sentera has announced a partnership with Anheuser-Busch under which Sentera will deliver critical grower-level insights to forecast nitrogen demand in rice production. This technology, delivered using advanced remote sensing tools, will empower growers to improve productivity and profitability by optimizing nitrogen usage.

Anheuser-Busch’s agronomy team will deploy this technology to make precise, field-level nutrient and nitrogen prescriptions that help rice growers reach their highest quality yields.

Cox Enterprise's Techstars Social Impact Makes Major Shift

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Recently, Cox Enterprises announced the 2021 class of the Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars, now in its second year, will shift its focus to support for-profit companies that are addressing social justice and systemic racism issues. The three-month program will provide hands-on mentoring, funding and global connections to 10 for-profit, mission-driven companies.

HP Inc. and The LAGRANT Foundation Launch Technology + Social Innovation Program to Increase Diversity in Communications

Inaugural program focuses on creating career opportunities for diverse communications talent; Builds on HP’s broader efforts including ongoing program with Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Summary: 

News highlights:

  • HP is partnering with The LAGRANT Foundation to launch a three-year program to support early-career professionals in journalism, communications and digital content creation.
  • Participants will gain practical experience and mentorship working with HP’s global team to become versed in strategic communications, employee engagement and social impact programs.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to take business communications courses on HP LIFE, a global online program providing business and IT leadership skills.
  • HP will amplify the program by extending it to its network of PR agency partners. 
Press Release

News highlights:

  • HP is partnering with The LAGRANT Foundation to launch a three-year program to support early-career professionals in journalism, communications and digital content creation.
  • Participants will gain practical experience and mentorship working with HP’s global team to become versed in strategic communications, employee engagement and social impact programs.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to take business communications courses on HP LIFE, a global online program providing business and IT leadership skills.
  • HP will amplify the program by extending it to its network of PR agency partners. 

Tetra Tech Helps You #BeCyberSmart During Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

Sharing expertise on how to keep your digital presence secure
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Tetra Tech is proud to be a cybersecurity champion.

The cybersecurity and digital privacy of our employees and clients are vital to our operations. We invite you to #BeCyberSmart today and every day by joining us throughout October as we share how our experts are Leading with Science® in cybersecurity on projects around the world.

Keeping projects and communities secure

United Launches Online 'Map Search' Feature, A First Among U.S. Airlines

Press Release

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Let's say you live in Chicago, have $250 to spend on a flight and are looking to go somewhere warm for the holidays. Or you're on the east coast and want to head west for a last-minute getaway to visit a national park. Now, instead of doing multiple, time-consuming searches online, United Airlines has launched a quick and easy way to see all your travel options in one place.

Tork Releases App In North America, Teaching Hand Hygiene To Young Children To Form Good Hygiene Habits At An Early Age

Heading into the cold and flu season, the app introduces pre-school and kindergarten-aged children to the importance of hygiene through a digital handwashing adventure available on smartphones and tablets
Press Release

Adobe Unveils Ambitious Multi-Year Vision for PDF: Introduces Liquid Mode

New Liquid Mode increases readability and accessibility of PDFs on mobile devices
Blog

Digital experiences have never been more critical — cutting across all industries and impacting daily work and personal lives.

Schneider Electric's AI-Assisted Advising and Implementation to Accelerate Clients' Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change Programs

by John Hoekstra
Summary: 
  • Multi-million-dollar investment into AI and machine learning technology drives next-generation digitally-enabled services
  • Enables a more holistic, future-oriented approach to energy and resource management that drives top and bottom-line benefits for today’s organizations
  • Supports Schneider Electric clients in achievement of climate change outcomes and sustainability targets for resource reductions, data transparency, and business resilience
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  • Multi-million-dollar investment into AI and machine learning technology drives next-generation digitally-enabled services
  • Enables a more holistic, future-oriented approach to energy and resource management that drives top and bottom-line benefits for today’s organizations
  • Supports Schneider Electric clients in achievement of climate change outcomes and sustainability targets for resource reductions, data transparency, and business resilience

How to Protect Your Family's Privacy During Remote Learning

Building a safe digital environment is essential to making remote learning work, experts say.
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Millions of students will attend school online this fall because of the coronavirus, either by choice or not.

Understandably, parents have a lot of questions: How will they access their child’s learning materials? Do they have enough devices? How is the school distributing tablets and laptops? Will there be a new grading policy?

But two questions somewhat absent from the conversation are how remote learning affects privacy, and what are the steps that parents, students and teachers can take to build an online environment that feels like a safe space.

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