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$1.25 Million Grant Supports Smart-Home Technology Solutions to Serve Formerly Homeless People
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$1.25 Million Grant Supports Smart-Home Technology Solutions to Serve Formerly Homeless People

A Cal State Fullerton project, funded by the National Science Foundation, is developing smart-home technology for formerly homeless people living in permanent supportive housing. A $1.25 million National Science Foundation grant is funding a Cal State Fullerton community-based project to develop smart-home technologies for people previously affected by homelessness and now living in permanent supportive housing. Permanent supportive housing is an evidence-based approach to homelessness that involves ensuring access to services residents need, said Anand Panangadan, associate professor of computer science, who is directing the project.  The three-year project, “Designing and Testing Remote Services to Support Formerl...
Mike Trionfo Joins Consensus as Chief Product & Technology Officer
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Mike Trionfo Joins Consensus as Chief Product & Technology Officer

LEHI, Utah, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Consensus, the leading intelligent demo automation platform based in Lehi, Utah, recently appointed Mike Trionfo as its Chief Product & Technology officer. Mike will report to Consensus CEO and Founder, Garin Hess, and will lead Product Management, Product Design, and Engineering as a single unified group to help Consensus accelerate its global expansion and key presales technology innovations. Mike Trionfo, Consensus "Consensus is in the really unique position of having already found a strong product-market fit as a category creator, with an impressive base of long-term enterprise customers," Mike said of the appointment. "Add that to an incredibly strong existing team and culture and an exciting roadmap in place — this re...
So long, Internet Explorer. The browser retires today.
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So long, Internet Explorer. The browser retires today.

Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture.As of Wednesday, Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate — and a few still claim to adore. The 27-year-old application now joins BlackBerry phones, dial-up modems and Palm Pilots in the dustbin of tech history.Internet Explorer's demise was not a surprise. A year ago, Microsoft said that it was putting an end to Internet Explorer on June 15, 2022, pushing users to its Edge browser, which was launched in 2015. The company made clear then it was time to move on."Not only is Microsoft Edge a faster, more secure and more modern browsing experience than Internet Explorer, but it is also able to address a key concern: compatibility for older, legac...
Engineers invent technology to prevent ‘hot car’ deaths | WGN Radio 720
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Engineers invent technology to prevent ‘hot car’ deaths | WGN Radio 720

Chicago's Afternoon News Weekdays 2-6pm Chicago’s Afternoon News, heard 2 pm to 6 pm weekdays, is a no opinion news and information program hosted by radio veteran Lisa Dent. Equal parts informative and entertaining, it delivers the latest updates on the top stories of the day and can’t-miss interviews. (Click for more.) Source link
Force multipliers: accelerating developers through platform software
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Force multipliers: accelerating developers through platform software

Since joining Intel in 2010, Kelly has specialized in systems software, primarily in Linux and Linux-based operating systems, including Chrome and Android. She has led teams developing products ranging from Android phones, Ultrabook sensor based applications, and pathfinding work with artificial intelligence for thermal solutions. Career highlights include achieving the most performant Linux OS with Clear Linux, growing the robot operating system (ROS2) ecosystem for industrial applications, and teaching the 'Outside In' systems engineering workshop. She holds one patent for her work on sensors and currently has another patent pending for AI applied to thermal solutions. Prior to Intel, she worked at Northrup Grumman on radars and satellite navigation systems. A systems and electrical eng...
Unlimited Technology Adds Three Industry Visionaries to Board of Directors to Leverage Their Collective Experience and Further Fuel Corporate Growth
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Unlimited Technology Adds Three Industry Visionaries to Board of Directors to Leverage Their Collective Experience and Further Fuel Corporate Growth

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa., June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlimited Technology, one of the nation's leading providers of security systems integration, today announced the addition of three industry executives to its Board of Directors: Bill Bozeman, Adam Coffey, and James Rothstein. These new board members bring a wide and diverse range of corporate management and business experience to further accelerate the company's strategic growth in providing world-class security solutions to critical infrastructure end markets."Our company is in the midst of an incredible transformation. The deep expertise and insight that these three visionaries bring to the board will be vital in providing high-level support and guidance as we continue our dedication to protecting and securing our customers' people, pro...
Stonebranch Opens Technology Hub in Skopje, North
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Stonebranch Opens Technology Hub in Skopje, North

The new technology hub is designed to amplify Stonebranch's development and services capabilities ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stonebranch, a leading provider of service orchestration and automation solutions, today announced the opening of a new technology hub in Skopje, North Macedonia. “We are thrilled to announce the opening of this state-of-the-art facility in Skopje,” said Giuseppe Damiani, Stonebranch CEO. “We strategically chose Skopje because of its strong technical talent pool, rich heritage, and proximity to our customers in the region.” The purpose of the Stonebranch technology hub is to help enterprises modernize operations with a mix of automation technology and managed services. Additionally, the technology hub is home to a development lab, which ...
Valley Life For All column: Everyday technology helps people with challenges
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Valley Life For All column: Everyday technology helps people with challenges

Alice Brouhard | Annie UyeharaIMG_8460 Editor’s note: the Post Independent, in conjunction with Valley Life For All, publishes a monthly series about fostering inclusion. How many times have we seen an ad for Alexa: “Alexa, turn on the lights!” It’s such a convenient device. But few of us have considered how this popular household product and other everyday technology can be a game-changer for those with physical and cognitive challenges, or for those who want to age independently. Alice Brouhard has an adult daughter with cognitive disabilities after a ski accident at age 5 left her partially paralyzed and with significant vision loss and no sense of time. Brouhard is a self-professed technology geek, so when she heard about Amazo...
Instagram says new safety features will give parents more control over how long teens spend on site
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Instagram says new safety features will give parents more control over how long teens spend on site

Instagram's parent company Meta is giving parents new tools to watch over teens. The company announced that starting on Tuesday, parents will have more power to supervise and limit their teens' time on both Instagram and its Oculus Quest virtual reality headsets. They will be able to monitor what they're doing, and who they are interacting with. Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri told "CBS Mornings" that as a father himself, he wants Instagram to lead on teen safety online. "As a dad and as someone who's talked to a lot of experts around the world, we believe that parents know what's best for their children. What I'm most excited about is providing more tools for parents to shape their children's experience on Instagram and on Quest VR into what's best for...
‘Access Health’ Discusses New Technology to Help Early Lung Cancer Detection Episode sponsored in part by Intuitive, manufacturer of Ion Endoluminal System
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‘Access Health’ Discusses New Technology to Help Early Lung Cancer Detection Episode sponsored in part by Intuitive, manufacturer of Ion Endoluminal System

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Intuitive, a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and a pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery, will join Access Health® airing on Lifetime® Television on June 20 at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT to explore the company's new technology to aid early lung cancer detection. This informative episode will rebroadcast on Lifetime on June 28 at 7:30 a.m. "We are pleased to work with Intuitive to highlight new developments on the road to detecting lung cancer, given our commitment to raising awareness of this burdensome disease," said Andrea Tromer, Senior Producer of Access Health. "We look forward to continuing to help patients and their families learn about technology and options for care." This half-hour episode of Access Health explores Intu...