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Voice & AI: The ethical usage of Voice and AI

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Ethical considerations in the realm of voice and AI technologies are becoming increasingly important, especially as these technologies gain traction across various sectors. The responsible and ethical use of voice and AI is a topic that needs urgent attention and informed discourse. So, what are the elements of ethical considerations in voice and AI? […]

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How UK Companies Can Cross the Pond to Success in an American Market

Post-Brexit, the U.K. is eager to fill the void of the European Union’s single market and tax reliefs with fresh free trade agreements. This included discussions with the U.S., which moved forward this week, maybe not to the U.K.’s liking, with meetings between U.S. President Biden and PM Johnson. Though Johnson made it a “priority” […]

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Hiring Picks Up the Pace Despite Lingering COVID Concerns

Even with parts of the country being hit hard by a wave of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the outlook for the jobs market appears to be on an upward swing. In July, nonfarm payrolls skyrocketed, increasing by more than 940,000 as the unemployment rate dipped to just under 5.5%, according to a recent report […]

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Nikola Falls After Revising Down Electric Truck Deliveries

(Bloomberg) — Shares of Nikola Corp., the pre-production truckmaker whose founder was charged last week with misleading investors, fell after the company lowered its initial vehicle delivery projections and warned of nagging supply chain issues. Chief Executive Officer Mark Russell told analysts on a conference call Tuesday the startup is facing “numerous” delays acquiring parts […]

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What the US Can Learn from Europe’s “Right to Repair” Fight

Earlier in July, the Biden Administration dropped another hammer with its new “right to repair” executive order. With the ultimate goal of increasing competition across the US economy, this new executive order forces the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to draw up new rules & regulations protecting the right & ability of consumers to repair their […]

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Carmakers Learn to Live With Chip Shortage: Auto Sales Update

(Bloomberg) — Automakers’ sales soared in the second quarter as resurgent consumers snapped up sport utility vehicles and pickups, but thin inventories created by the global semiconductor shortage are tempering the pace of the industry’s recovery. General Motors Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and others said Thursday that their sales soared in the most recent quarter, […]

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2020 US Retail Imports Exceeded Expectation Amid Pandemic

Even with retail struggling through a difficult 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a monthly Global Port Tracker report, published by NRF and Hackett Associates, suggests that the United States may still set records for retail imports. These imports are measured in Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units, or TEU, which equal roughly one shipping […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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Will the Future of Drones Include DJI?
December 23, 2020

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   What role do foreign-made drones play in the American drone industry? Does a […]

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Forging Relationships and Experiences Across Borders
November 5, 2020

Cross-border commerce is heating up! Chinese consumers want unfettered access to authentic and unique brands and according to recent studies, 43% are confident about an economic recovery occurring next year. Joe Crawford is the U.S. president and co-founder of Avocado, a soon-to-be-launched digital platform and app that promises to unlock the opportunity. In this interview […]

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Skydio Leading the Way in America’s Surge Toward the Top of the Drone Industry
July 22, 2020

Every week, Drones in America introduces listeners to guests who are leaders, influencers and experts from various areas to talk about America’s drone industry. Topics discussed include the history of drones, new technology, policy and the rapidly-growing commercial market. On this episode, host Grant Guillot sat down with leaders of the largest American drone manufacturer, Skydio. The CEO […]

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