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Black & Veatch eBook Addresses the Rural Digital Divide, Provides Co-ops a Path to Fiber Deployment Success

New eBook outlines eight actions to help rural electric co-ops lead fiber broadband deployments in their communities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 10, 2020, /3BL Media/ – Driven by the challenging business model facing service providers, the rural digital divide remains a major challenge across much of the United States. For many Americans, advanced communication networks and digital connectivity have provided unlimited opportunity when it comes to engaging with technology and data. This point is made even more apparent during COVID-19, which is driving entire communities to learn, work and play online.

Project SIM: Smart Mobile Health

Improving outcomes for patients with diabetes through the use of 3G and 4G technologies
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Project SIM: Smart Mobile Health is a twelve-month clinical study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that aims to demonstrate how an innovative mobile health platform can be an effective approach to improving outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes. The specialized platform supports patient adherence and engagement in treatment through remote monitoring and better access to educational resources. The clinical study protocol was approved by the Rio de Janeiro State University and the City of Rio de Janeiro’s Health Secretariat.

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Vistra Strengthens Commitment to Provide Laptops to Low-Income Students

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IRVING, Texas, September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that it has capped-off a summer giving campaign to provide laptops to low-income students ahead of the 2020-21 school year. The company has partnered with Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit organization that provides technology access and education to underserved youth.

Lower-Income Countries Could Soon Leapfrog High-Income Countries With AI-Enabled Health Technologies, Novartis Foundation and Microsoft Backed Report Says

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  • Investment in data and AI will be a key tool driving health system improvements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Lower income countries could be the fastest adopters due to lack of legacy systems, but have the most to lose if governments don’t invest now
  • The report uses current AI best practices to draw a roadmap that can help all countries advance towards AI maturity in health
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  • Investment in data and AI will be a key tool driving health system improvements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Lower income countries could be the fastest adopters due to lack of legacy systems, but have the most to lose if governments don’t invest now
  • The report uses current AI best practices to draw a roadmap that can help all countries advance towards AI maturity in health

HPE Donates Technology to Enable Remote Learning for Disadvantaged Youth During Pandemic

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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • HPEFS donated 300 refurbished laptops to Boys Hope Girls Hope, a nonprofit organization with a mission to nurture and guide motivated young people in need
  • The donation of 300 refurbished, certified pre-owned laptops originated in HPE’s Technology Renewal Center, which plays a key role in the company’s commitment to Circular Economy
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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • HPEFS donated 300 refurbished laptops to Boys Hope Girls Hope, a nonprofit organization with a mission to nurture and guide motivated young people in need
  • The donation of 300 refurbished, certified pre-owned laptops originated in HPE’s Technology Renewal Center, which plays a key role in the company’s commitment to Circular Economy

Companies Act on Voting Access

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As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Educators Engage Remote Students With Hands-On STEM Activities in Connected Learning Environment

By Dr. Gloria Bañuelos, Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Head
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August and September are traditionally back-to-school months, but this school year looks vastly different. Without nationwide rules and regulations for schools reopening (or not), there are many unanswered questions. When will virtual class start and end each day? What platforms will be used? What devices and technology are needed for successful teaching and learning? What resources will schools provide? Last-minute decisions and lack of agreement perpetuates frustration and confusion.

CNH Industrial Wins Three Brazilian REI Excellence and Innovation Awards

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CNH Industrial N.V. and its brands have received three accolades at the tenth REI Awards, in Brazil, which recognize Excellence and Innovation. The REI Award highlights companies that deliver new value to the automotive industry, mobility and society, and take a leading role in transforming the world.

'5G Master Class' From the Washington Post BrandStudio Explores the Human and Economic Benefits of 5G

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As 5G goes mainstream this year, policymakers need to know what it is, how it works, and how the technology can help us build a more resilient economy. For over a decade, our engineers and researchers worked tirelessly to make the once-thought-impossible technological breakthroughs needed to launch this next generation of wireless.

Today's Technology Advancements Shaping Tomorrow's Smart Transportation

By Jim Misener | Senior Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies
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In this blog post, we outline our vision for an intelligent transportation system of the future and talk about our broad range of advanced technologies that can drive safer, sustainable, and smart transportation solutions.

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In this blog post, we outline our vision for an intelligent transportation system of the future and talk about our broad range of advanced technologies that can drive safer, sustainable, and smart transportation solutions.

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