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Arrow Electronics Applauds Collegiate Inventors Competition Winners

Dec 15, 2017 11:35 AM ET - rrow Electronics congratulated Matthew Rooda and Abraham Espinoza with the University of Iowa spin-out company SwineTech for winning the top undergraduate award last month at the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition. The SwineTech team also walked...

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Chicago Area Reservoir to Save Estimated $114 Million in Flood and Pollution Reduction

Dec 15, 2017 9:00 AM ET - The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week celebrated the completion of the first phase of the McCook Reservoir project, a key component of MWRD’s plan to reduce flood damage and...

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Hassalo on Eighth | A LEED Platinum EcoDistrict Development in Oregon

Dec 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - In the midst of a population boom, Portland is in need of more residential space. With the city’s current infrastructure not able to keep up with that need, new private developments have to accommodate a growing population without damaging the...

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Avnet Sponsors The Not Impossible Awards Recognizing Emerging Technologies That Improve Lives

Dec 14, 2017 12:35 PM ET - Avnet today announced its title sponsorship of The Not Impossible Awards, which recognizes the breakthrough achievements of innovators who share the Not Impossible Labs mission to create inventive technology that improves the well-being of others.

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Carbon Offsets Help Salesforce Go Net Zero 33 Years Early

Dec 14, 2017 12:25 PM ET - In 1998, when Hurricane Mitch devastated Honduras, Dee and Richard Lawrence, along with their daughter Skye, headed south, to help with the country’s recovery efforts and wound up starting a cookstove project that greatly reduces carbon pollution...

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51 Schools Named State Winners in Samsung’s $2 Million* National STEAM Contest

Dec 14, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced the 51 state winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to...

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VIDEO: Cisco's 2017 Performance | Accelerating Global Problem Solving

Dec 14, 2017 9:05 AM ET - World changers aren't born, they're made. At Cisco, we apply our technology and expertise to accelerate global problem solving. Learn more about our CSR initiatives and our efforts to positively affect people, society, and the planet in...

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Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 3)

Dec 13, 2017 12:35 PM ET - In the final episode of a three-part series, Peter Harris and Thomas Madrecki of UPS discuss a surprising avenue to pursue in addressing urban logistics: the balance between efficiency and self-disruption. Listen to the podcast, then subscribe to...

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Empowering the Federal Government to Innovate Through Open Source Technology: Bryce Pippert Explains How

Dec 13, 2017 12:10 PM ET - In response to citizens’ demands for fast, reliable, secure services, the U.S. government has increasingly adopted the use of open source software. Open source promises increased security, cost savings and flexibility. ...

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Balancing Modern Power: The Convergence of Natural Gas and the Electric Market

Dec 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET - One might think the proliferation of renewables would spell the demise of natural gas, but market leaders know that gas-fired generation will continue to play an important role even as an influx of renewable energy reshapes the American power...

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VIDEO: Accelerating Schneider Electric’s Transition to Carbon Neutrality

Dec 13, 2017 7:45 AM ET - As sustainability leaders from around the world gather at the One Planet Summit, we’re reminded of the urgency of the climate crisis and inspired by those who, together, are rising to meet the challenge head on.

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Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

Dec 12, 2017 2:45 PM ET - Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and...

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The Possibility Report: Healing Bodies and Environments with Technology

Dec 12, 2017 12:05 PM ET - The third theme in The Possibility Report series, HEAL looks into the innovative ways we can use technology to heal individual bodies as well as the planet as a whole. ...

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DC Hearing: Weakening National Vehicle Standards Would Hurt Auto Industry

Dec 12, 2017 10:40 AM ET - Today, a joint hearing by the Subcommittee on Environment and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will discuss the economic impacts of vehicle fuel economy and emissions standards and how multiple agencies work together to...

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VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Closing the Technology Gap

Dec 12, 2017 10:15 AM ET - According to Pew Research, 44% of Americans making less than $30,000 a year do not own a desktop or laptop computer. To bridge the digital divide, eBay seller ReviveIT refurbishes computers and provides this commercial-grade technology to small...

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Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving

Dec 11, 2017 1:50 PM ET - We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative,...

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Hacking to Save Endangered Species: The London Zoohackathon

Dec 11, 2017 10:15 AM ET - The lives and work of software engineers and conservationists might seem worlds apart. However, last month the two came together at the Zoohackathon, hosted by ZSL London Zoo, in collaboration with Bloomberg and the U.S. Embassy London, to develop...

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Carbon Reduction Challenge Is Changing Students Lives at Georgia Tech

Dec 11, 2017 10:00 AM ET - The Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech allows students from all disciiplines to work together on climate reduction initiatives for real clients, that deliver measurable results.

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Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators, One LEGO Brick at a Time

Dec 11, 2017 9:40 AM ET - Since 2004, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and its mission to engage and educate tomorrow’s tech leaders and innovators. Hundreds of Booz Allen employees have volunteered thousands of hours teaching young people how to push the boundaries of what’s possible and empowering them to change the world. Meet Matt Erskine. He’s an executive advisor at Booz Allen, former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and a FIRST volunteer. Matt recently teamed up with about 50 other volunteers from Booz Allen, and FIRST supporters Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to build LEGO® mission models for Virginia-DC FIRST LEGO League. Matt told us more about his volunteer experience and how playing with LEGOs inspires innovation in both kids and adults. 

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Caterpillar Repowers for Rail

Dec 8, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Caterpillar’s rail subsidiary, Progress Rail, is one of the largest diversified providers of rolling stock and infrastructure solutions and technologies for global rail customers.

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How Well Do You Know Your Incentive Programs?

Dec 8, 2017 1:00 PM ET - If your K-12 school district or community college could reduce energy costs and steer those savings to educational improvements, wouldn’t you jump at the chance? California’s Grossmont Union, Poway Unified, Mountain View Los Altos and Visalia...

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TCS VIDEO | How Middle School Teachers in Texas Are Preparing Thousands of Students for the Future Through a Revolutionary Computational Thinking Approach

Dec 8, 2017 12:25 PM ET - Watch teachers and students at Ann Richards Middle School in Dallas, TX use Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education’s computational thinking model, Ignite My Future in School.

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Closing the Tech Skills Gap for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Dec 8, 2017 12:15 PM ET - Looking for a job, learning how to type, using an ATM, creating a budget, or making social connections online – these are all skills many of us take for granted as technology is so ingrained in our everyday life. However, for people with...

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Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 2)

Dec 8, 2017 11:40 AM ET - In the second episode of a three-part series, Matthias Winkenbach, director of the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab, provides a ground-level look at the most exciting innovations surrounding city delivery. Listen to the podcast, then subscribe to...

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HPE PODCAST: The “Average Patient”, Prescribing for One, and Memory-Driven Computing

Dec 8, 2017 9:40 AM ET - What if we could look at a patient’s entire medical history, plus the data from their smartwatch, plus the records of 100 people most like them in the world to drive insights and predictions about their health? This idea of prescribing for one—known...

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