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Comcast Donates $25,000 to CodeVA and 500 Laptops to Richmond Public Schools Students to Mark the 10th Anniversary of Internet Essentials

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:45pm

The grant and donation are part of marking the company's 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, which is the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption effort for low-income households.

Key Points: 
  • The grant and donation are part of marking the company's 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, which is the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption effort for low-income households.
  • "Internet connectivity, devices and digital literacy are must-haves to remain competitive in today's world, and we're looking forward to our continued partnership with Comcast."
  • For Comcast Internet Essentials customers, household participation in the EBB would eliminate any costs for the Internet Essentials service.
  • Internet Essentials is Comcast's signature digital equity initiative and the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program.

Comcast Donates 1,200 Computers To Ohio County Schools Students, Community Partners In Wheeling

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00pm

As part of that effort, Comcast is donating 850 of these computers to Ohio County Schools students, with the district identifying students in need who are involved in a variety of programs in its four middle schools and Wheeling Park High School.

Key Points: 
  • As part of that effort, Comcast is donating 850 of these computers to Ohio County Schools students, with the district identifying students in need who are involved in a variety of programs in its four middle schools and Wheeling Park High School.
  • Ohio County Schools also plans to distribute some laptops to community partners, including Crittenton Services and the Children's Home of Wheeling.
  • "Comcast's donation will benefit so many students who would have no other way to own such technology," Ohio County Schools Superintendent Kimberly Miller said.
  • Ohio County Schools is so grateful for this exceptional educational outreach by Comcast."

Walmart Expands Investment in CodePath to Create Pathways to Tech Careers for Underrepresented Students

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00pm

This marks Walmart's second investment due to CodePath's ability to offer college computer science students a complete path to success in the tech industry.

Key Points: 
  • This marks Walmart's second investment due to CodePath's ability to offer college computer science students a complete path to success in the tech industry.
  • "We are thrilled to continue to work with Walmart and the 1890 Foundation to expand our curriculum to more college communities, and create career opportunities for underrepresented students to pursue and flourish in tech post graduation."
  • CodePath transforms computer science education for underrepresented minorities and students from low income backgrounds at over 300 colleges and universities.
  • By working closely with partners like Andreessen Horowitz, Cognizant, Comcast, Facebook, Walmart, and Workday, CodePath is systematically changing CS programs to increase diversity in tech.

A $17.1 Billion Global Opportunity for Mobile TV by 2026 - New Research from StrategyR

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:11pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Mobile TV - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Mobile TV - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .
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    Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Mobile TV estimated at US$10.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$17.1 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 8.2% over the analysis period.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $3.1 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $3.6 Billion by 2026
    The Mobile TV market in the U.S. is estimated at US$3.1 Billion in the year 2021.
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc., ( www.strategyr.com ) is a renowned market research publisher the world`s only influencer driven market research company.

BUILD.org and Comcast NBCUniversal Release Free Digital Curriculum Designed to Spark Community Solutions

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BUILD.org and Comcast NBCUniversal have partnered to launch the next BUILD Design Challenge for youth and educators nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BUILD.org and Comcast NBCUniversal have partnered to launch the next BUILD Design Challenge for youth and educators nationwide.
  • "BUILD.org and its Design Challenge meet innovation with proven success, and we're thrilled to partner in this latest challenge launch.
  • BUILD.org and Comcast NBCUniversal are committed to creating digital equity by offering free and engaging online content to teachers and students nationwide.
  • The curriculum, educator guide, and other resources for the BUILD Design Challenge are available at BUILD.org .

Adtech Leaders Launch ArcSpan Media, First Purpose-built Addressable Audience Monetization Platform for Publishers

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:05pm

The company was founded to help leading digital publishers and brands take control of their audience monetization operations and navigate the evolving first-party data "Identity Revolution."

Key Points: 
  • The company was founded to help leading digital publishers and brands take control of their audience monetization operations and navigate the evolving first-party data "Identity Revolution."
  • ArcSpan is also excited to announce the recruitment of three extremely talented and highly respected adtech leaders who have joined the executive management team.
  • "Publishers lament that as little as 20% of their total audience end up organized in addressable audience segments.
  • ArcSpan Mediais an exciting start-up that is building a best-in-class addressable audience segmentation and revenue optimization platform for leading digital publishers and brands to navigate the "Identity Revolution.

Snappy Launches New Video Greeting Feature and API Integrations to Take Gifting to the Next Level This Holiday Season

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:52pm

Snappy , the all-in-one gifting platform helping organizations create connections through the power of gifting, announces new features ahead of the holiday season.

Key Points: 
  • Snappy , the all-in-one gifting platform helping organizations create connections through the power of gifting, announces new features ahead of the holiday season.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005306/en/
    Snappy's new video greeting feature adds even more magic to the gift reveal experience.
  • Snappy, which already offers integrations to HR and payroll platforms including ADP, has also launched a new API and integration with Zapier.
  • Founded in 2015, Snappy is an award-winning gifting platform that combines fun, personal gifting experiences with advanced technology that takes the guesswork out of gifting.

Matrix Announces Fifth Annual Media Ad Sales Summit, Returning to Miami Beach, FL January 19-21, 2022

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

"We are thrilled to be back in-person and safely hosting our fifth Media Ad Sales Summit," said Gorman.

Key Points: 
  • "We are thrilled to be back in-person and safely hosting our fifth Media Ad Sales Summit," said Gorman.
  • To register, view the agenda, or get more information on the Media Ad Sales Summit, visit https://www.matrixformedia.com/summit2022 .
  • Matrix Solutions is a forward-thinking technology company that empowers the media ad sales world with intelligence, technology, and expertise.
  • Matrix manages more than $13 billion annually in media ad revenue, has over 10K users, maintains over 95% renewal rate, and has founded the annual Media Ad Sales Summit and Media Ad Sales Council (MASC) both of which bring together industry leaders to advance the future of media ad sales.

Cockroach Labs Introduces CockroachDB Serverless: Build What You Dream and Never Worry about the Database

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cockroach Labs, the company behind CockroachDB, the most highly evolved SQL database on the planet , today announced the Beta release of CockroachDB Serverless.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cockroach Labs, the company behind CockroachDB, the most highly evolved SQL database on the planet , today announced the Beta release of CockroachDB Serverless.
  • "What you build and where it takes you shouldn't be limited by the capabilities of your database.
  • Since day one at Cockroach Labs, our mission has been to make it easy to build world-changing applications by providing a fundamentally better data infrastructure," said Spencer Kimball, CEO, and co-founder of Cockroach Labs.
  • Cockroach Labs is the creator of CockroachDB, the most highly evolved cloud-native, distributed SQL database on the planet.

The 4th Annual 2021 IoT Innovator Award Winners Announced by CompassIntel.com

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

--Compass Intelligence Selected:-- Connected Hospital Leadership - Zebra Technologies LTL Carrier Innovation - HaulSuite Supply Chain Food Safety - Precise Software Solutions Inventory Management & Tracking - Machine Q, a Comcast Company Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting - IoT Pixels by Wiliot

Key Points: 
  • Each fall Compass Intelligence honors and recognizes the best of the best IoT innovative companies, organizations, products, platforms, and solutions.
  • Compass Intelligence recognizes 21 companies in distinct IoT categories specific to industry, in addition to this year's 5 awards selected solely by Compass Intelligence.
  • The IoT Innovator Awards program builds on existing research, market studies, custom advisory, and insight reports made available on CompassIntel.com.
  • "These 26 innovative companies and organizations showcase excellence and innovation with new IoT products/solutions, processes, and methods that support in IoT growth."