Articles by tag: Industry Update

Volkswagen Strengthens Hold in US Vehicle Market with EV Push

After establishing a confident market share in Europe and commanding over 20% of the market in China, Volkswagen is hoping to finally make a splash in the one market it can’t quite seem to get a hold on – the US. Its strategy? Placing even more confidence in its EV future. That confidence is coming […]

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Transportation
More Charging Stations Set to Hit US Roadways

If you drive an electric vehicle, get ready for some good news – more charging stations are coming nationwide. Electrify America, which originally saw the EPA and CARB force carmaker Volkswagen to spend $2 billion on electric vehicle charging across America, has now ballooned into the largest charging network in the United States. The new […]

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Energy
Cost Savings Poised To Drive Even More Solar Expansion

If you’ve been thinking of going solar, there might not be a better time than the present. Recent reporting out of Bloomberg found that joining the ranks of solar users is as cheap a proposition as it’s ever been, with equipment manufacturers finding cost savings up and down their operations and leaps in technology powering […]

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Education & EdTech
Study Shows that Many Educational Institutions Lack Broadband Support

Institutions serving Black, Hispanic and Native communities are falling behind in terms of broadband infrastructure, workforce training and more – so how can the education industry do better?

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Food & Beverage
Competition Heats Up as Technology Transforms the QSR Industry

By now you are probably accustomed to all new ways to get fast food. Companies are trying out everything from voice assistants, smart menu boards, automated ordering and now they can even take payments with facial recognition. It is the fast food digital revolution… and the competition is fierce. So who is at the […]

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Energy
Ford Ditches Gasoline for EVs in European Market

The global electric vehicle market is diversifying, with some of the automotive industry’s biggest names joining the fray and trying to carve out space in the rapidly expanding sector around the world. The latest to do so is Ford, which has reportedly invested $1 billion in an EV production facility in Germany as part […]

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Industrial IoT
Optimizing Efficiency is Not the Only Reason to Invest in Automation

Intertech Plastics’ continuous investments in innovative technology prove the value of automation. The Denver-based injection molding company continues its effort to standardize which optimizes their packaging operation and increases efficiency in their distribution channels while lowering the bottom line. This is the fifth consecutive year Intertech has invested in new technology by adding five new […]

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diversity equity
The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Residential
Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI In School Safety
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Recent QSR Moves as Digital Ordering Continues to Soar
February 18, 2021

As the pandemic and social distancing persist, more and more daily activities have gone virtual. When it comes to meal-time decisions, convenience is key for customers. With the limitations the pandemic has put in place, what’s the most convenient way to get healthy meals? Many city residents use food delivery services like UberEats, Postmates, GrubHub […]

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Sport Radio Personality Colin Cowherd Launches Podcast Network
February 9, 2021

Often-divisive but undeniably popular sports personalist Colin Cowherd is distancing from the major networks that have helped build his career, announcing that he’s starting his on podcast company under the name The Volume to dip his toes into the on-demand sports content landscape. Cowherd will lead the network with a signature podcast and anchor a […]

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Uber Dives into the World of Alcohol Delivery
February 9, 2021

Uber, which has already expanded its footprint from ride-hailing to food delivery with its massively popular Uber Eats, is adding more to that expanding food delivery network. Tech Crunch has reported that Uber announced it has plans to acquire Drizly, an alcohol delivery service, for $1.1 billion, highlighting the growing value of the alcohol […]

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Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions
February 4, 2021

After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of smartphones shipped – the first time it’s ranked outside that group in six years, according to Canalys. In the second quarter of 2020, the company was […]

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Los Angeles Film & TV Production Hits Rock Bottom During Pandemic
February 4, 2021

More data has been released regarding how the Los Angeles film market has adjusted to the pandemic, and, though, there are some signs of life and reasons for hope, the numbers are not good. Reporting out of Hollywood Reporter said that non-profit benefit and research organization for the greater LA media economy, FilmLA, recently […]

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Could UV-C Tech Be Part of Schools’ Reopening Strategies?
February 4, 2021

The Biden administration continues to lay out some of its early priorities for 2021 and has given some direction on how it plans to approach its COVID-19 response in terms of support for the educational system. Reporting out of ABC News said that, during its first week in office, the Biden administration announced a multi-layered […]

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Why Chick-Fil-A Operations Saved a COVID Vaccine Drive-Thru
February 2, 2021

Fast-food giant Chick-Fil-A is known for its service – and that commitment to moving customers through its restaurants paid off outside the realm of chicken sandwiches recently. A South Carolina Chick-Fil-A came through in a big way for the local community of Mount Pleasant, highlighting some of the ways Chick-Fila-A has commanded the drive-thru […]

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Caesar’s Entertainment Expands its Footprint to Sports Betting
February 2, 2021

Caesar’s Entertainment recently announced a significant “strategic investment” in SuperDraft Inc., a fantasy sports platform. Though neither party has revealed how much Caesar’s paid for its investment, but it has currently bought a minority stake in SuperDraft. While the initial investment may not blow anyone away, it opens the door for some serious disruption […]

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Biden Administration’s EdTech Plan: Bridge the Student Digital Divide
January 28, 2021

With a new administration comes new policy visions, and the Biden administration has already vocalized some priorities for the United States’ education system. Reporting out of The 74 Million asserts that the new administration is pointing to the digital divide amongst students as one of the first inequities it plans to tackle, as millions of […]

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