Lyft Banks On Autonomous Cars, Food Delivery

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By Veronika Bondarenko As part of a partnership with Ford and Argo AI announced this summer, Lyft has deployed the first batch of self-driving cars in Miami. In its efforts to expand and try new things, Lyft ( (LYFT) – Get Lyft, Inc. Class A Report) is branching out into a number of ventures — from self-driving car partners to restaurant delivery. As part of a partnership with Ford ( (F) – Get Ford Motor Company Report) and Argo AI announced this summer, the ride-sharing platform has deployed the first batch of self-driving cars in Miami. The move is meant to ease Lyft into the territory of au… Read More “Lyft Banks On Autonomous Cars, Food Delivery”

Nowports Raises 60M USD To Revolutionize LATAM’s Supply Chain

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By PR Newswire MONTERREY, Mexico, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Nowports, the leading Latin American logistics startup, closed its Series B investment round of $ 60M, led by Tiger Global. SoftBank Latin America Fund and DST have joined this round as new investors. Mouro Capital, Monashees, Base10 Partners, Broadhaven Ventures,, and Foundation Capital also participate, maintaining their confidence in this capital injection. This round places Nowports as the startup from Monterrey, Mexico with the most funds received, in addition to standing out as one of the largest Series B in Latin America. L… Read More “Nowports Raises 60M USD To Revolutionize LATAM’s Supply Chain”

Roll™ By ADP® Is Now Available In Spanish With Added Features, Expanding Small Businesses’ Power To Manage Payroll

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By PR Newswire ROSELAND, N.J., Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Now more than ever, small businesses need tools to manage a mobile and diverse workforce. ADP® introduced today that their payroll app Roll™ is now available in Spanish with dozens of additional languages to follow. This product was introduced to help serve the needs of the more than 11 million people aged 25-54 that speak Spanish in the United States. “Taking an already industry-leading technology, the natural next step in the development of this powerful app was to translate it for non-native English speakers,” said Charles Arrinde… Read More “Roll™ By ADP® Is Now Available In Spanish With Added Features, Expanding Small Businesses’ Power To Manage Payroll”

Distribution Automation Market Worth US$ 36,918.4 Mn By End Of 2028, Says Coherent Market Insights

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By PR Newswire SEATTLE, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — According to latest report, the global distribution automation market is estimated to account for 36,918.4 Mn in terms of value by the end of 2028. Advanced distribution automation is an ongoing effort to extend intelligent control of electrical power grid functions to the distribution sector, and beyond. This is related to the technology and concept of distribution automation, which can be enabled by the smart grid. The concept of distribution automation is an important one, as it allows utilities to monitor and control their distribution … Read More “Distribution Automation Market Worth US$ 36,918.4 Mn By End Of 2028, Says Coherent Market Insights”

Patrick J. McGovern Foundation Awards $4.5M Including New Accelerator Grants To Advance Data-driven Climate Solutions

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By PR Newswire BOSTON, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation has named 10 climate action organizations around the World to the 2022 Accelerator Grant Program to advance their use of data and AI for impact, as part of its $4.5 million commitment to climate action. The Accelerator Grant recipients will receive data support, tools, and expert guidance from the Foundation’s in-house Direct Data and AI Services team for a data project, as well as $100,000 in this innovative philanthropic-nonprofit collaboration. Another $3.5 million in grants has been awarded to 11 more o… Read More “Patrick J. McGovern Foundation Awards $4.5M Including New Accelerator Grants To Advance Data-driven Climate Solutions”

Torch.AI Strengthens Leadership Team, Washington, D.C.-Based Adam Lurie Joins As Chief Strategy Officer

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By PR Newswire LEAWOOD, Kan., Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Torch.AI, the leader in artificial intelligence (AI) powered ultra-high speed data processing—making data easier to use for humans and machines, is proud to announce that veteran national security technologist, Adam Lurie, is joining the company as its Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). A vital member of the executive team, Lurie will accelerate the expansion and reach of Torch.AI’s capabilities across customer segments, as well as oversee corporate development activity, ensuring a mission focused culture remains at the company’s core. “I … Read More “Torch.AI Strengthens Leadership Team, Washington, D.C.-Based Adam Lurie Joins As Chief Strategy Officer”

Kyndryl Announces A New Cloud Innovation Centre In Montreal

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By PR Newswire Centre will create nearly 500 new IT roles and extend Kyndryl’s industry-leading cloud services to more Canadian organizations MONTRÉAL, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kyndryl (KD) announced today the creation of a new bilingual technology services centre in Montréal, Québec that is expected to create nearly 500 new IT jobs in the next five years. This centre will enable Kyndryl to meet the growing demand for cloud skills and extend delivery of its industry-leading digital transformation services to Canadian organizations. Kyndryl, the new independent infrastructure technology se… Read More “Kyndryl Announces A New Cloud Innovation Centre In Montreal”

NAIC Elects 2022 Officers

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By PR Newswire SAN DIEGO, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) elected officers for 2022 today during its Fall 2021 National Meeting plenary. The following officers were elected for 2022: President: Idaho Insurance Director Dean L. Cameron Dean L. Cameron was appointed Director of the Department of Insurance by Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter. He took office on June 15, 2015. At the time of his appointment as Director, Cameron was serving his 13th term as senator for District 27 as the most senior member of the Idaho Senate. He w… Read More “NAIC Elects 2022 Officers”

Younique’s Holiday Bundle #10 Gives You The Glow You Need

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By PR Newswire LEHI, Utah, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Running online popup deals is a great technique to increase your sales over the holiday season. This strategy involves boosting your discount or offering an exclusive deal for a limited time, such as increasing a 45 percent off discount to 50 percent off for three to six days only. People use the internet, particularly Google, to find the greatest presents for their significant others, children, parents, friends, and relatives. You may aid your audience members and attract more buyers by developing gift guides. Offering something for fre… Read More “Younique’s Holiday Bundle #10 Gives You The Glow You Need”

Forde-Yard Dash: Bowl Season Edition

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By Pat Forde This college football campaign will soon end with a flourish. We preview and predict all 44 remaining games. Forty-plus names, games, teams and minutiae making news this bloated bowl season: WELCOME TO BOWL SEASON. LET’S HOPE IT’S ABOVE AVERAGEWe are approaching the 120th anniversary of the first bowl game: the 1902 Rose Bowl, a 49–0 Michigan rout of Stanford. Unlike in recent decades, that game assuredly was not timed around the sunset over the San Gabriel Mountains; there were no stadium lights back then, so playing the fourth quarter after dark would have been inadvisable. Thou… Read More “Forde-Yard Dash: Bowl Season Edition”