Middle, High School Students Now in Running to Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge Aimed at Boosting Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
NEW YORK, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eighty-one teams of creative middle and high school students have earned the title Best in State in the second Verizon Innovative App Challenge, a national competition in which students design a mobile application concept that addresses a need or problem in their local schools or communities.
Is it possible for 13-year olds to create an app that the medical profession finds useful? Of course it is! In the era of college-age students creating companies worth billions (think Facebook) and simple online games like Angry Birds becoming global entertainment--all things are possible.
For the past several years I've helped judge Trend Micro's annual What's Your Story video contest, which, in past years, focused on how to combat Internet risks like cyberbullying and inappropriate use of mobile technology. But this year, the contest had a more uplifting theme. Contestants were asked to create videos that addressed the question, "What does the good side of the Internet look like?"
Trend Micro’s "What's Your Story?" contest awards two $10,000 grand prizes to high schoolers in Canada and the U.S., whose videos show the positive impact of the Internet
Cupertino, Ca., May 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Trend Micro Inc. (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704) today announced the winners of the company's fourth annual "What's Your Story?" contest, an international, award-winning video contest that empowers youth to be leaders in educating peers about being safe online. The contest provides youth an interactive platform to showcase not just their creative talents, but how they have harnessed the power and connection of the Internet in a positive way through creative storytelling.
Today, we’re announcing the four teams that have been selected as the inaugural Imagine Cup Grant winners! Starting today, these students will continue their journey of transitioning their Imagine Cup project into a startup business or nonprofit organization with support from Microsoft as well as on the ground connections they will soon make.
Area businesses save 31 million kilowatt hours of electricity, 17,930 dekatherms of natural gas
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DENVER - March 28, 2011 - Xcel Energy recently recognized 14 Colorado businesses for their outstanding efforts to save energy at its annual Energy Efficiency Expo in Denver. Approximately 650 Colorado Xcel Energy business customers attended the event, which featured teams of energy experts from Xcel Energy and outside organizations to provide energy-saving ideas and opportunities for rebates and energy-efficiency study funding.