Articles by tag: tech

In Effort to Abide by China Plus One Strategy, Tech Companies Have Their Sights on Vietnam for Manufacturing

Several tech companies are applying strategic moves to diversify its manufacturing operations from China to other countries, like Vietnam. This signifies a broader shift in the tech industry’s global supply chain. While Vietnam has traditionally been considered a hub for low-tech electronic manufacturing, it’s quickly becoming an option for more sophisticated production needs. This […]

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Building Management
Military Veterans Use Their Experiences from the Field to be Leaders as Civilians

Having military experience can give one a valuable skills life while teaching how to live a disciplined lifestyle. Many former and current servicemen and women have utilized the skills they learned in training and applied it to their everyday lives. However, for some military veterans that transition from military life to civilian life, these lifestyles […]

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Software & Technology
How Open-Source IoT Solutions are Redefining the Edge

For the tech industry, finding solutions is a daily priority. So, the discovery of new and improved solutions is always a constant goal for the advancement of this. In a new episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” host Michelle Dawn Mooney interviewed Intel Product Engineer Sean Williams, and IOTech CTO Jim White, to […]

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Architecture & Design
How Have Home Intelligence and Automated Shading Solutions Improved Home Energy Efficiency and Comfort?

On today’s episode of the Draper at Home Podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney, speaks with Scotty Allen, the Chief Operating Officer of Josh.ai, Maryellen Oswald, Custom Integration & Partnerships Channel Manager, Somfy USA, and Tyson McDonald, Director of Business Development, Motorized Solar Solutions for Draper, Inc., to talk about how the effect of home intelligence […]

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Google’s Pichai Tells Staff Cuts Avoided ‘Much Worse’ Issues

(Bloomberg) — Google’s chief executive officer told employees on Monday that job cuts were made in a bid to act decisively as the company’s growth slowed. In an internal meeting, Sundar Pichai, who is CEO of Google parent Alphabet Inc., said he had consulted with the company’s founders and board in making the decision for […]

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Microsoft to Cut Engineering Jobs This Week as Layoffs Continue

(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. plans to cut jobs in a number of engineering divisions on Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the matter, joining the ranks of technology giants that are scaling back as the industry prepares for a prolonged slump in demand. The magnitude of the cuts couldn’t be learned, but the person, […]

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Data Privacy Lawsuits Sweeping the Healthcare and Tech Sectors and What They Mean for the Industry

Data privacy lawsuits have rapidly increased in the healthcare and technology sectors in recent years, in part due to the increasing demand for access to sensitive medical data as well as the emergence of innovative products and services that rely on personal information. Since these attacks have occurred, companies have been forced to rethink […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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What We Can Learn From the Major Tech Layoffs Across the Corporate Spectrum
November 21, 2022

In recent news, Amazon has reportedly made plans to let go of 10,000 corporate and tech employees, about 3% of white-collar staff. According to Financial Post, in addition to laying off workers from the company’s devices unit, which houses voice-assistant Alexa, the number of layoffs remains uncertain. With news of these major tech layoffs […]

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Why an Elon Musk Twitter Might Work in the Long Run
November 11, 2022

Despite the challenges, Elon Musk’s Twitter model might succeed in the long run, according to Dan Newman, Principal Analyst & Founding Partner, of Futurum Research. Dan’s Thoughts: Elon Musk faces a number of tough decisions over the coming weeks and months, but as one of the most prolific entrepreneurs of all time, it’s hard […]

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Is Cryptocurrency and Its Tech Infrastructure Ready for a Revolution?
July 8, 2021

On There’s More to IT, host Jason Claybrook and guests will explore some foundational questions about the technology that’s driving us all forward. Why do we build the stuff we build? What’s behind the scenes? Where are we falling short or putting revenue first? The days of post-trade show drinks and conversation are far from over. […]

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What Lies Ahead in B2B Social Media Marketing?
March 19, 2021

Much has changed in the B2B tech landscape, with companies rapidly evolving and scaling to deal with heightened demand for remote connectivity, stronger networks, more robust tools, and more. Now, though, with an end to the pandemic on the horizon but no sign of slowed growth, how will B2B tech companies keep up the pace […]

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Biden Flashes Warning to Big Tech as Antitrust Team Takes Shape
March 9, 2021

(Bloomberg) – President Joe Biden’s plan to put two progressive antitrust scholars in top positions signals an aggressive approach to combating corporate consolidation and monopoly power, especially that wielded by technology giants such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. Biden’s team is vetting Lina Khan, a Columbia Law School professor who specializes in antitrust law, […]

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Maximizing the Impact of Super Bowl Commercials
February 5, 2021

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   The Super Bowl is the biggest day of the year for the advertising world, but how do the brands measure […]

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Location Analytics Are Reshaping Offline Retail’s Future
January 22, 2021

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Data-driven retail delivers insights that lead to better decision-making. On the digital side, retailers […]

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8 Retail Resolutions for 2021
January 14, 2021

Retail is exciting, fast-moving, and filled with opportunity, yet information overload is a constant challenge. Join retail strategist, speaker, and trainer Carol Spieckerman every other Thursday as she navigates past the noise to get to the heart of what really matters in retail. In every episode, Carol harnesses her latest retail trajectories and interviews with […]

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Understanding Big Tech’s Newest Union: Alphabet Workers Union
January 12, 2021

In response to several high-profile scandals from the Google leadership team and a desire to have a larger voice in the workplace, hundreds of Alphabet workers have unionized under the newly-formed Alphabet Workers Union. Since its launch in early January 2021, the union has grown from 230 members to 700 members. MarketScale’s Daniel Litwin […]

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