Challenge

The HBCU Founders Initiative and the United Negro College Fund Partner with Verizon and the Clinton Global Initiative University to Inspire and Support Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Tackling Society's Most Pressing Challenges

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 9:31pm

Verizon Forward for Good Challenge is part of Citizen Verizon, Verizon's responsible business plan for economic, environmental, and social advancement.

Key Points: 
  • Verizon Forward for Good Challenge is part of Citizen Verizon, Verizon's responsible business plan for economic, environmental, and social advancement.
  • Finalists will receive access to intensive summer entrepreneurship training with accelerator partner VentureWell , seed funding, and living stipends to advance their solutions.
  • Through the partnership, HBCUFI and UNCF will partner with Verizon and CGI U to ensure there is engagement with and representation of HBCU students throughout the Verizon Forward for Good Challenge.
  • Additionally, they will be providing support to HBCU teams throughout the application period, exposing and introducing them to the principles of design thinking and entrepreneurship.

Orca Security Launches Cloud Security Reinvented Podcast Hosted By Andy Ellis

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Orca Security , the cloud security innovation leader, today announced that it has launched a new video podcast called Cloud Security Reinvented that is hosted by Andy Ellis, the CSO Hall of Famer and Advisory CISO for the company.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Orca Security , the cloud security innovation leader, today announced that it has launched a new video podcast called Cloud Security Reinvented that is hosted by Andy Ellis, the CSO Hall of Famer and Advisory CISO for the company.
  • Cloud Security Reinvented is a video podcast for security leaders who oversee or manage the cloud security infrastructure within their organizations.
  • "I'm excited to interview top cloud security leaders to discuss key insights on how they are protecting and advancing cloud security initiatives within their organizations," said Andy Ellis, Advisory CISO of Orca Security.
  • With Cloud Security Reinvented, Orca Security focuses on being a guide for cloud security professionals who want to continue to advance their expertise and become even better leaders for their cloud security initiatives and teams.

Samsung and IBM Announce Call for Code Challenge to Honor Everyday Heroes

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea and ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced the Call for Code Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge for enterprise developers to encourage the development of new technology solutions to help everyday heroes.

Key Points: 
  • SEOUL, South Korea and ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced the Call for Code Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge for enterprise developers to encourage the development of new technology solutions to help everyday heroes.
  • Application submissions will be evaluated by a judging panel from IBM and Samsung and the winner will receive a cash prize, Samsung devices, and deployment support for their solution.
  • Submissions for the Call for Code Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge must be able to run on a Samsung tablet, smartphone, and/or wearable device and make use of one or more IBM open hybrid cloud technologies such as IBM Cloud or IBM Watson.
  • Earlier this year , IBM, Samsung, and others worked together to deploy the 2019 Call for Code Global Challenge winning solution, Prometeo .

KORE Announces Launch of Connected Health Telemetry Solution that Simplifies Remote Data Capture for Healthcare and Life Sciences Applications

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

"Orchestrating the data telemetry from patients, clinical trial participants, medical devices, and sensors is challenging," said KORE's EVP of Connected Health, Bryan Lubel .

Key Points: 
  • "Orchestrating the data telemetry from patients, clinical trial participants, medical devices, and sensors is challenging," said KORE's EVP of Connected Health, Bryan Lubel .
  • KORE Connected Health Telemetry Solution (CHTS) is the next evolutionary step for remote data capture and was developed in response to heightened demand for remote patient care and monitoring.
  • "The data telemetry component in healthcare and life sciences is complex, highly regulated, and difficult to scale.
  • KORE will be showcasing a full demo of the Connected Health Telemetry Solution in booth #1531 at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles from October 26-28, 2021.

ExpensifyApproved! Accountants Can Win a Free Tesla from Expensify

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:50pm

Tesla Challenge today to celebrate the new Expensify Free Plan.

Key Points: 
  • Tesla Challenge today to celebrate the new Expensify Free Plan.
  • Accountants can increase their chances of being selected the winner by assigning activated Expensify Cards to their clients between October 25, 2021 and April 25th, 2022.
  • Additionally, the Expensify Card offers cardholders up to 2% cash back on all Expensify Card purchases through 2021, and up to 1% thereafter.
  • With the Free Plan, small businesses can manage their company spend effortlessly, all for free.

Foodie Culture - Consumers' Preoccupation with Food is being Shaped by Societal Shifts and Challenges - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:51am

The "Foodie Culture - Consumers' Preoccupation with Food is being Shaped by Societal Shifts and Challenges - Foodservice Insights and Trends" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Foodie Culture - Consumers' Preoccupation with Food is being Shaped by Societal Shifts and Challenges - Foodservice Insights and Trends" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The term "foodie" effectively captures those who are very interested in cooking and eating different kinds of food.
  • Consumers' preoccupation with food is being shaped by societal shifts and challenges.
  • Access relevant case studies and foodservice innovation examples to apply lessons discovered from key initiatives in the industry.

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 .

Celanese Manufacturing Facility Recognized for Achieving ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:00pm

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announced that its Narrows, Virginia cellulose acetate tow manufacturing facility has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry (the Challenge) in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announced that its Narrows, Virginia cellulose acetate tow manufacturing facility has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry (the Challenge) in 2021.
  • By taking the Challenge, manufacturing sites set a goal to reduce their energy intensity by 10 percent within five years.
  • Across our manufacturing facilities, we are finding innovative ways to reduce energy intensity as we focus on a 10 percent energy intensity reduction goal by 2030.
  • Celanese, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2014, has been recognized by the U.S. EPA for its superior performance in energy management and for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

Starbucks and McDonald's Deploy Additional $10 Million with NextGen Consortium to Accelerate the Circularity of Foodservice Packaging & Address Urgent Waste Challenge

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:15pm

"Through NextGen, we've made great progress in growing more sustainable packaging solutions, and there is a lot more work to be done.

Key Points: 
  • "Through NextGen, we've made great progress in growing more sustainable packaging solutions, and there is a lot more work to be done.
  • "Starbucks, McDonald's and other partners in the Consortium make clear their commitment to collaboratively accelerate more circular foodservice packaging solutions, and we encourage stakeholdersfrom packaging manufacturers to recyclers to designersto join us in advancing NextGen solutions."
  • With the additional $10 million in funding, the Consortium will expand its efforts, including and beyond the fiber cup, to strengthen the sustainable packaging ecosystem.
  • The NextGen Consortium is a multi-year consortium that addresses single-use food packaging waste globally by advancing the design, commercialization, and recovery of food packaging alternatives.

The aviation sector adopts the logistics solutions of Trucknet Enterprise

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:25pm

EILAT, Israel, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trucknet Enterprise (TASE: TRAN) is pleased to announce that it has signed a primary document of principles for initial cooperation with the Israeli airline company CAL Cargo Airlines Ltd., a subsidiary of the Challenge Group, for improving efficiency, reducing shipping costs, improving service as well as providing optimization for Last Mile Delivery and First Mile Delivery.

Key Points: 
  • Due to the global crisis in the transport sector, companies are looking for sustainable technological solutions to improve efficiency, reduce shipping costs and to improve services.
  • The platform developed by Trucknet is the only one in the world today that provides a solution for all these issues.
  • We anticipate that many companies will understand the significance of Trucknet's cooperation with CAL Cargo Airlines from the Challenge Group and will look for similar solutions.
  • The Challenge Group promotes the use of green technologies that improve logistics processes and reduce pollutants and carbon emissions, while enabling environmental solutions in addition to saving resources.