Articles by tag: University of Texas

Global Oil Demand Skyrockets with China Re-open for Business

Global Oil Demand
  Three years of strict COVID policies in China ended in December 2022. This reopening of China’s economy pushes global oil demand to hit its highest-ever level. International Energy Read more

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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CES 2023 crowd attendance
Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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ACA health plans
Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Global Oil Demand Skyrockets with China Re-open for Business
January 26, 2023

Three years of strict COVID policies in China ended in December 2022. This reopening of China’s economy pushes global oil demand to hit its highest-ever level. International Energy Agency estimates indicate oil demand could surge by 1.9 million barrels per day for a record-setting 101.7 million barrels per day. “China will drive nearly half […]

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Texas Put Up Millions to Lure a Samsung Plant and Won. Will It Pay Off?
November 25, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Landing Samsung Electronics Co.’s massive new chip plant didn’t come cheap for Taylor, Texas. The question now is whether the investment will pay off. State and local officials offered a raft of incentives to lure the plant to the town, which is in Austin’s northeastern suburban fringe. It all could amount to hundreds […]

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If Federal Transit Funding Falls Short, Will the Private Sector Fill the Gaps?
November 1, 2021

 Key Points: A lack of a dedicated funding as well as additional expansion over the years has given Metrorail problems. Transit agencies have been relying on special equipment made only by a few US companies. Technical support from manufactures as well as organized safety culture that includes procedures for employees to follow are needed […]

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection […]

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection […]

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The Challenges Cities Face During the Transition to Green Energy
July 29, 2020

The Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, was joined by Roger Duncan, a former research fellow at the University of Texas at Austin.  Duncan also served as the general manager of Austin Energy, the executive manager of the Environmental and Conservation Services Department, and as an Austin City Council member. Litwin and Duncan discuss the history […]

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